Duroc Holdings seeks approval for 5-MW solar project in North Carolina

Duroc Holdings LLC applied June 1 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 5 MW (ac) solar photovoltaic system.

The facility will be located west of the termination of Crepe Myrtle Lane, Mocksville, Davie County, North Carolina. The facility will be a solar photovoltaic array consisting of approximately 21,170 PV solar modules affixed to ground mounted racks supported on driven piles. The system will utilize two inverters and will be tied to the grid operated by Duke Energy Carolinas.

The $9 million facility is projected to come on-line as of July 1, 2017. The electricity generated by the facility will be sold to the Duke Energy Carolinas under a 15-year power purchase agreement. 

A project contact is: Duroc Holdings LLC, Attn: Brian C. Bednar, 1125 E. Morehead Street, Suite 202, Charlotte, NC 28204, (704) 644-7733, team@birdseyeenergy.com.

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