The CB Bladen Solar II LLC affiliate of United Renewable Energy on June 23 applied at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a 5-MW (ac) facility to be located at 2991 US 701 Hwy S, Elizabethtown, in Bladen County, N.C.
The solar photovoltaic system will consist of approximately 21,500 330-W solar modules affixed to fixed tilt or single axis racking systems. The system will utilize three 1,667 kW inverters (or equivalent) and will be tied to the grid operated by Duke Energy Progress.
The projected date for the $10 million facility to come on-line is June 1, 2017. The applicant plans to sell the electricity produced to Duke Energy Progress.
A project contact is: Keith W. Herbs, Authorized Agent, 704.807.4723, firstname.lastname@example.org.