Cypress Creek seeks nod on 75-MW Peacock Solar project in North Carolina

The Peacock Solar LLC affiliate of Cypress Creek Renewables LLC applied Oct. 10 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 75-MW (ac) photovoltaic facility that will be located along Old Wire Road, near the intersection with U.S. Bicycle Rte 1, in Laurel Hill, Scotland County, North Carolina.

The facility is projected to come on-line as of Sept. 1, 2018. The facility owner plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress pursuant to a power purchase agreement. The service life of the $141.8 million project is expected to be about 35 years. The projected annual sales of the facility are expected to be approximately 155,289,000 kWh.

Cypress Creek’s Breeden Solar LLC also applied Oct. 10 with the North Carolina commission for a certificate on a 75-MW (ac) facility that will be located along Airport Road, south of G.R. Kindley Fwy., in Hamlet, Richmond County, North Carolina.

The Breeden Solar facility is projected to come on-line as of Sep. 1, 2018. The facility owner plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress under a power purchase agreement. The service life of the project is expected to be approximately 35 years. The projected annual sales of the $141.8 million facility are expected to be about 155,244,000 kWh.

A project contact in both cases is: Jerome O’Brien, 3250 Ocean Park Boulevard, Suite 355, Santa Monica, CA 90405, (310) 581-6299, regulatory@ccrenew.com.

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