North Carolina commission okays 5-MW HORUS North Carolina 4 solar project

HORUS North Carolina 4 LLC was approved July 11 by the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a 4.99-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located on the west side of Main Street just north of the intersection with Barry Street, in Tabor City, Columbus County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated by this facility to Duke Energy Progress. The facility is projected to come online in April 2017.

The company contact is: Manuel A. Rodriguez, 3410 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 102, Sacramento, CA 95691,

That is contact information for OPDE Group, which says on its website: “Established in 2005, OPDE Group is one of the pioneering corporations that has helped develop the photovoltaic industry in Spain and beyond. In the past ten years, the company has effectively grown in terms of corporate size, global expansion and technological development.”

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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.