Sunlight Partners pursues North Carolina approvals for several solar projects

Rose Solar LLC applied Sept. 21 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) project to be located at 5940 Sam Potts Hwy, Hallsboro, Columbus County, N.C.

The projected date for the $15 million facility to come on-line is Dec. 31, 2017. The applicant plans to sell the project output to Duke Energy Progress.

Project contact information is: Rose Solar LLC, 27 Pearl St., Floor 4, Portland, ME 04101, Ryan Stair,, telephone number (207) 899-1123.

Companies with the same contact information also filed Sept. 21 certificate applications at the commission:

  • Neil Solar LLC applied on a 4-MW (ac) project to be located at 1262 Spring Garden Road, New Bern, Craven County, N.C. This project is due on-line on Dec. 31, 2017. The intended customer for this $15 million project is also Duke Energy Progress.
  • Hollingsworth Solar LLC applied on a 4-MW (ac), $15 million project to be located at 906 Sycamore Lane, Whiteville, Columbus County, N.C. It is due on-line as of Dec. 31, 2017, with Duke Energy Progress the intended customer.
  • Harmony Solar LLC applied on a 5-MW (ac) project to be located at 2402 US 1 Highway, Franklinton, Franklin County. N.C. This $15 million project as an on-line date of Dec. 31, 2017, and would sell to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Olen Solar LLC applied on a 5-MW (ac), $15 million project to be located at 2337 Reges Store Road, Nashville, Nash County, N.C. The on-line target date is Dec. 31, 2017, and the intended customer is Duke Energy Progress.

The e-mail contact information in the applications is for project manager Cate Street Capital, which works in the solar development area through Sunlight Partners, which shows on its website that it has the Maine street address from the applications.

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