North Carolina commission ends approvals for 132 MW of Innovative Solar projects

The North Carolina Utilities Commission, at the request of the project companies, on Oct. 20 terminated approvals for five solar projects of Innovative Solar Systems.

Innovative Solar Systems sent one Oct. 5 letter to the commission asking that all five approvals be terminated, without offering a reason. The projects are:

  • In September 2014, the commission approved a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Innovative Solar 38 LLC for construction of a 35-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located in Duplin County, North Carolina.
  • In July 2015, the commission granted Innovative Solar 73 LLC a certificate for construction of a 35-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located in Bladen County, North Carolina.
  • In August 2015, the commission issued a certificate to Innovative Solar 79 LLC for construction of a 25-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located in Craven County, North Carolina.
  • In August 2014, the commission issued a certificate to Innovative Solar 33 LLC or construction of a 35-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located Cleveland County, North Carolina.
  • In September 2015, the commission issued to Innovative Solar 56 LLC a registration for a 1.98-MW (ac) solar facility to be located in Nash County, North Carolina.
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