Pine Gate affiliate seeks North Carolina okay for 5-MW Reyes Solar project

Reyes Solar LLC applied Aug. 24 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) project to be located off of US 301, approximately 0.5 miles north of the intersection of Braxton Road and Roslin Farm Road in Hope Mills, Cumberland County, North Carolina.

The projected on-line date is Dec. 31, 2017. The applicant plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress pursuant to a Power Purchase Agreement. The estimated project cost is $9.45 million.

A project contact is: James Luster, Reyes Solar LLC, 1597 The Greens Way, Suite 101, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, That is contact information for Pine Gate Renewables, which says about itself on its website: “Pine Gate Renewables plans and builds small utility-scale solar farms that generate clean renewable power for the communities in which they are located. We position our farms near existing utility connection points, and we thoroughly vet our solar farmland to ensure minimum environmental impact.”


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