Headwaters Solar seeks North Carolina nod on 5-MW Old North State project

The Old North State Solar LLC affiliate of Headwaters Solar applied July 29 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) facility that will be located west of the intersection of Belgrade Swansboro Rd. and Parkertown Rd. in Hubert, Onslow County, N.C.

The projected date for the facility to come on-line is Sept. 1, 2017. The plan is to sell the output to Duke Energy Progress. The service life of the project 40 years. The projected annual sales are 9,750,000 kilowatt-hours. The expected cost is $7.8 million.

Project contact information is: Veronika Gunter, Old North State Solar LLC, 34 Wall Street, Suite 604, Asheville NC 28801, veronika@headwaterssolar.com, telephone (828) 772-8554.

Also:

  • the Plott Hound Solar LLC affiliate of Headwaters Solar applied Aug. 1 with the North Carolina commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) project located at 755 W. NC Hwy 55, at New Bern in Craven County, approximately 0.85 miles (4,504 feet) north of the intersection of NC Hwy 55 and Washington Post Rd. This $7.8 million facility is projected to come on-line as of Sept. 1, 2017. The plan is to sell all the output to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Woodington Solar LLC, affiliated with Headwaters Solar, filed an Aug. 1 certificate application for a 5-MW (ac) project that would come on-line as of Sept. 1, 2017, and sell output to Duke Energy Progress. The $7.8 million facility will be located off of Woodington Road, approximately 1,644 feet west of the intersection of Woodington Road and Shipman Road, in Hope Mills, Cumberland County, N.C.
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