North Carolina commission okays 5-MW Sun Farm V solar project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Oct. 31 approved a July 7 application from Sun Farm V LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 5-MW (ac) project on US Hwy 17 in Perquimans County.

The facility is due to go on-line as of Sept. 15, 2017. The plan is to sell the output of this $11.5 million project to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power.

Project contact information is: Sun Farm V LLC, 176 Mine Lake Court, Ste 100, Raleigh, NC 27615,, telephone (888) 746-5558.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.