Southern Current seeks okay for 5-MW Williamson I Solar project in North Carolina

Filed Nov. 14 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission was an application from Williamson I Solar LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic project to be located at 217 Williams St., Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County, N.C.

The projected on-line date for the facility is Nov. 11, 2017. The plan is to sell the output of the $7.8 million project to Duke Energy Progress.

The listed contact information is: Williamson I Solar LLC, 1634 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407,, 843-277-2090.

That is contact information for Southern Current LLC, which says about itself on its website: “South Carolina’s premier solar development companies – Sustainable Energy Solutions and Solbridge Energy – have merged to create Southern Current. With hundreds of residential and commercial solar projects installed across 7 states and over 500 MW of utility-scale solar projects in different stages, Southern Current is one of the most accomplished and largest developers in the Southeast.”

A Nov. 14 application was also filed with the North Carolina commission for a certificate on a 5-MW (ac) project of Southern Current’s Williamson II Solar LLC affiliate. This project is located in Montgomery County, would sell its ouput to Duke Energy Progress and would be on-line as of Nov. 11, 2017.

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