North Carolina commission okays 5-MW Eversfield Solar project

Eversfield Solar Farm LLC won a Nov. 29 approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission on its Sept. 16 application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic project to be located at 7220 US Highway 158, Stokesdale, Guilford County, N.C.

The projected date for the facility to come on-line is Dec. 31, 2017. The intended power customer for this $12.35-million project is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Said the Nov. 29 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.”

Project contact information is: Eversfield Solar Farm LLC, 4155 St Johns Parkway, Suite 1100, Sanford, FL 32771,, telephone (407) 268-6455.

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