Armada Solar seeks approval for 5-MW project in North Carolina

Armada Solar LLC applied June 27 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) to be located along Vinson Blvd. in Whiteville in Columbus County, N.C.

The facility wll be located on the west side of Vinson Blvd., about 0.2 miles south of the lntersection of Twin Pines Road and Bitmore Road.

The projected date for the $9.45 million facility to come on-line is Oct. 1, 2017. The company plans to sell the output to Duke Energy Progress under a power purchase agreement.

Company contact information is: James Luster, Armada Solar LLC, 1597 The Greens Way, Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32250,, phone 904-834-7779.

A company, Olympus Solar LLC, with the same contact information applied June 24 at the commission for a certificate on a 5-MW (ac) project to be located along Hampshire Lane in Maysville in Onslow County, N.C. The facility will be located east of Belgrade-Swansboro Road, approximately 1.5 miles east of the intersection of Palo Alto Park Dr. and Stanford Court.

This $9.45 million facility is also due to come on-line on Oct. 1, 2017. The applicant plans to sell the elcctrlcity to Duke Energy Progress pursuant to a power purchase agreement.

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