North Carolina commission okays 5-MW Parkdale Solar project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on May 9 approved a March 2 application from Parkdale Solar LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a 5-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility.

The project site is located off Woodruff Road, approximately 0.17 miles north of the intersection of Woodruff Road and West Main Street, near Boonville in Yadkin County, North Carolina. The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated by this facility to Duke Energy Carolinas.

The projected date for this $13 million facility to come on line is Sept. 30, 2016. The projected annual sales are 9,127,954 kilowatt-hours. The project company is an affiliate of 02 emc LLC.

Project contact information is: Parkdale Solar LLC, PO Box 1395, Cornelius, NC 28031,, telephone (704) 288-1160.

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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.