North Carolina commission okays 5-MW Warren Solar Farm project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Sept. 27 approved a July 21 application from Warren Solar Farm LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a 5-MW (ac) solar facility.

The project is to be located off the west side of North Church Street, north of West Grove Street, approximately 0.9 miles from the intersection of North Church Street and Raleigh Street, Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress. The projected date for the facility to come on-line is Sept. 30, 2017. The projected cost is $12.35 million.

A project contact is: Warren Solar Farm LLC, 4155 St Johns Parkway, Suite 1100. Sanford, FL 32771, mstevens@esarenewables.com, telephone (407) 268-6455.

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