FLS Energy wins approval for 13.5-MW NJC Solar project in North Carolina

NJC Solar LLC, an affiliate of FLS Energy, won a Nov. 14 approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of a 13.536-MW (ac) solar facility to be located on Sharpe Road at Greensboro in Guilford County.

Said the Nov. 14 approval: “After careful consideration, the Commission finds good cause to approve the application and issue the attached certificate for the proposed solar photovoltaic electric generating facility. The Commission further finds good cause, based upon the foregoing and the entire record in this proceeding, to accept registration of the facility as a new renewable energy facility.”

The projected date for the facility to come on-line is Aug. 15, 2018, said the Sept. 1 application for this certificate. All electricity will be sold to Duke Energy Carolinas. The projected annual sales are 25,777,990 AC kWh.

Project contact information is: NJC Solar LLC, Dale Freudenberger, 130 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC 28801, 828.350.3993, interconnect@flsenergy.com.

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