North Carolina commission okays 10-MW Fresh Air project in Martin County

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Jan. 26 approved a July 2015 application from Fresh Air Energy II LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 10-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located at 1352 North Main Street, Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated by this facility to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power.

This project is known as the Whitehurst PV1 facility. The application said the facility is projected to come online in December 2016. The service life of the equipment is expected to be a minimum of 20 years.

A company contact is: Erik Stuebe, President, Fresh Air Energy II LLC, 650 Townsend Street, Suite 315, San Francisco, CA 94103, (415) 626-1802,

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