Strata Solar seeks approvals on four 5-MW solar projects in N.C.

Affiliates of Strata Solar LLC on July 27 lodged several applications with the North Carolina Utilities Commission for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of 5-MW (ac) solar facilities.

  • Verona Solar LLC applied for a project at a site located north of NC-55, east of the intersection with Mabry Road (also known as State Road 1538), and northwest of the intersection with Guy Road, near Angier, Harnett County, N.C. The facility is projected to come on-line in July 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress under a 15-year power purchase agreement. The service life of the equipment is expected to be a minimum of twenty years. The projected annual sales of the facility are 9,000,000 kWh. The projected cost of the facility is $14 million.
  • Woodsdale Farm LLC is seeking a certificate on a facility to be located on the west side of Woodsdale Road (also known as State Road 1326), southwest of the intersection with Allens Chapel Church Road (also known as State Road 1331), in Roxboro, Person County, N.C. The facility is projected to come on-line in September 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress under a 15-year power purchase agreement. The service life of the equipment is expected to be a minimum of twenty years. The projected annual sales of the $14 million facility are 9,000,000 kWh.
  • Aberdeen Farm LLC wants a certificate on a facility to be located on the east side of Aberdeen Road, north of the intersection with Plant Road, and north of the train tracks, in the Township of Laurel Hill, Scotland County, N.C. The facility is projected to come on-line in July 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress under a 15-year power purchase agreement. The service life of the equipment is expected to be a minimum of twenty years. The projected annual sales of the $14 million facility are 9,000,000 kWh.
  • Overhill Solar LLC wants a certificate on a facility located east of State Road 1227, at the end of Glenn Road, north of Faircloth Freeway (also known as US-421), and south of Southwest Boulevard, in Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. The facility is projected to come on-line in July 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress under a 15-year power purchase agreement. The service life of the equipment is expected to be a minimum of twenty years. The projected annual sales of the $14 million facility are 9,000,000 kWh.

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

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