Headwaters Solar seeks North Carolina okays for 5-MW solar projects

The Pecan Grove Solar LLC affiliate of Headwaters Solar appiled Aug. 22 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) solar project to be located off US Hwy 17 Business at New Bern in Craven County, approximately 0.39 miles east of the intersection of US Highway 17 Business and US Hwy 17.

The projected date for the $7.8 million facility to come on-line is Sept. 1, 2017. The applicant plans to sell the output to Duke Energy Progress.

A project contact is: Veronika Gunter, Pecan Grove Solar LLC, 34 Wall St., Suite 604, Asheville NC 28801, veronika@headwaterssolar.com, telephone (828) 251-0467.

Headwaters Solar also applied Aug. 22 at the North Carolina commission for a certificate under Swansboro Solar LLC for a 5-MW (ac) project to be located off Belgrade-Swansboro Road at Maysville in Onslow County, approximately 0.17 miles north of the intersection of Belgrade-Swansboro Rd and Brighttown Rd. This project is due to come on-line as of Sept. 1, 2017, with the output sold to Duke Energy Progress. This is also a $7.8 million project.

The Biscuits Solar LLC affiliate of Headwaters applied Aug. 19 at the commission for a certificate on a 5-MW (ac) project located on Jackson Road, at Fletcher in Henderson County, approximately 776 feet north of the intersection of Jackson Road and Howard Gap Rd. The $7.8 million project is due on-line as of Sept. 1, 2017. The output is to be sold to Duke Energy Progress.

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