Green State Power seeks North Carolina nod for 5-MW GSP Solar 1 project

The GSP Solar 1 LLC affiliate of Green State Power LLC applied Dec. 9 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 5-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic project to be located at 5771 Hohn Ct., Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C.

The facility is projected to come on-line as of Aug. 1, 2017. The output would be sold to Duke Energy Carolinas. The estimated project cost is $10 million.

A project contact is: Tilden Hagan, (336) 446‐9382,

The company says about itself on its website: “Founded in 2008, Green State Power is a solar energy developer based out of Greensboro, NC. GSP first began installing residential solar PV systems and shortly thereafter grew to include commercial services and thermal systems. Green State Power was originally formed under the name, “SolarDyne”, but updated its name in 2012.”

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