Strata Solar seeks certificates on two 5-MW projects in North Carolina

The Quincy Farm LLC affiliate of Strata Solar LLC applied Aug. 1 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of a 5-MW (ac) solar facility to be located in Davidson County, N.C.

The facility site is located north of Klopman Mill Road, east of the intersection with Astran Drive, and south of Bombay Road (also known as NC-47), in Denton, Davidson County.

The facility is projected to come on-line in September 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Carolinas 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.

Project contact information is: Jackson Naftel, Strata Solar LLC, 50101 Governors Drive, Suite 280, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, 919.960.6015, jnaftel@stratasolar.com.

Also, Strata Solar’s Eisenhower Farm LLC applied Aug. 1 for a certificate on a 5-MW (ac) solar facility to be located on the west side of Vail Road (also known as State Road 1318), north of the intersection with Kent Lane, and south of the intersection with Pony Drive NW, in the Township of Buck Swamp, Wayne County, N.C.

This $14 million 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 facility are 9,000,000 kWh.

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