Ecoplexus completes 54 MW of solar projects in North Carolina

Ecoplexus Inc. announced April 25 that it has commissioned six solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, totaling 54 MW, in North Carolina.

The six projects, with $79 million in total project value, represent the completion of Ecoplexus’ second and third portfolios in North Carolina.

Currently, the company has an additional 36 MW under construction in the U.S. and Japan. Overall, Ecoplexus anticipates financing and constructing a total of 120 MW in 2016 across its countries of operation. Ecoplexus also manages a development pipeline of approximately 1 GW across twelve states and internationally.

“We recognize the need for clean renewable generation and are proud to contribute to North Carolina’s Renewable Portfolio Standards,” said John Gorman, CEO of Ecoplexus. “We plan to continue increasing our capacity of MW installed per year to address the added demand for renewables.”

Ecoplexus has a project pipeline exceeding 1 GW, representing over $1.2 billion in project value, in the U.S., Japan and Turkey. The company also provides operation and maintenance (O&M) services for investor/owners, including two Fortune 500 companies, for approximately 40 projects.

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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.