Cypress Creek affiliates seek approvals on 5-MW solar projects

Three affiliates of Cypress Creek Renewables on May 23 applied with the North Carolina Utilities Commission for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity on 5-MW (ac) solar projects.

  • Beckwith Solar LLC applied for a generating facility that will be located along Carolina Road in Tabor City, Columbus County, North Carolina. It will be a 5-MW (ac) photovoltaic (PV) array. The date the facility is projected to come on line is Sept. 1, 2017. The facility owner plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress under a power purchase agreement. The projected annual sales of the facility are expected to be approximately 10,500,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh). The expected cost of the facility is about $9.45 million.
  • Coogee Solar LLC wants a certificate on a facility located along New Ditch Farm Road, north of Hwy 55, west of Riggs Road, and approximately 0.5 miles north of the intersection of Keel Road and Hardison Road. The facility will be located in Grantsboro, Pamlico County, North Carolina. The nameplate capacity of the facility will be 5 MW (ac). The $9.45 million facility is projected to come on line as of Aug. 1, 2017. It plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress under a power purchase agreement. The projected annual sales of the facility are expected to be approximately 10,500,000 kWh.
  • Anjuna Solar LLC is seeking a certificate for a facility located along NC Hwy 55, at the intersection of Camping Road and NC Hwy 55, east of Hwy 306, and approximately 0.4 miles west of the intersection of Hardison Road and Keel Road, This is in Grantsboro, Pamlico County, North Carolina. The generating facility will be a 5-MW (ac) photovoltaic array. The $9.45 million facility is projected to come on line as of Aug. 1, 2017. The facility owner plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress pursuant to a power purchase agreement. The projected annual sales of the facility are expected to be approximately 10,500,000 kWh.

The project contact in all three cases is: Evan Riley, 3250 Ocean Park Boulevard, Suite 355, Santa Monica, CA 90405, (310) 581-6299, regulatory@ccrenew.com.

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