North Carolina commission okays 19.8-MW Shine Solar I project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Jan. 26 approved an October 2015 application from Shine Solar I LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 19.8-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located at 850 Hackett Street in Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated by this facility to Duke Energy Carolinas. The application put the projected commercial operation date for this $50 million project as July 1, 2016.

Project contact information is: Shine Solar I LLC, 10018 Triple Oak Road, Charlotte NC 28277,, telephone (704) 776-6057.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.