Horus North Carolina 1 seeks North Carolina nod on 5-MW solar project

HORUS NORTH CAROLINA 1 LLC applied Oct. 11 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of a 4.99-MW (ac) solar facility to be located in Lee County, N.C.

The facility will be located on a parcel of land containing 52 acres, more or less, lying south of Lower Moncure Road near the town of Sanford. The parcel address is 524 Lower Moncure Road.

The facility will consist of approximately twenty one thousand nine hundred and twenty (21,920) 320Wp PV modules (or equivalent) affixed to ground mounted track systems supported on driven piles. The system will utilize approximately five 1000 kW inverters (or equivalent).

The projected cost of the facility is approximately $9.35 million. The facility is projected to come on-line in December 2017. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress pursuant to a power purchase agreement.

A project contact is: Manuel Rodríguez, HORUS NORTH CAROLINA 1 LLC, 125 W. Park Av, #217, Charlotte, NC 28203 marodriguez@opde.net.

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