Strata Solar seeks okay for 5-MW Lexington 64 project in North Carolina

Lexington 64 Farm LLC on May 12 applied to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of a 5-MW (ac) solar facility to be located in Davidson County.

The facility is to be located west of Kepley Road, southwest of the intersection with U.S. Route 64 East, and north of the intersection with Jo-Jo Lane, in Lexington, Davidson County.

The facility is projected to come online in June 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Carolinas under a 15 year power purchase agreement, the application said. The projected annual sales of the $14 million facility are 9,000,000 kWh.

A project contact is: Jackson Naftel, Strata Solar LLC, 50101 Governors Drive, Suite 280, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, 919.960.6015, jnaftel@stratasolarcom.

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