Modules designed by Solar Frontier will be utilised in a 25MW project in Whitakers, North Carolina.
PV system developer Ecoplexus Inc. announced the closing of financing for the project, which is expected to be operational in late 2015.
The project will stand as the ninth Ecoplexus project in North Carolina, as well as a total generation capacity of 53MW in Q4 2015 for the company. The site already a signed long-term PPA contract with Dominion North Carolina Power.
Once fully operational, the project will provide customers with around 40GWh of clean energy per year — enough to power an estimated 3,800 homes.
John Gorman, CEO of Ecoplexus, said: “We are pleased to contribute to Dominion’s renewable energy portfolio and play a role in providing North Carolinians with affordable clean energy. With our office in Durham, NC and our projects in the region, we are committed to delivering real and lasting benefits to North Carolina and neighboring states.”
Charles Pimentel, COO of Solar Frontier Americas, added: “We are pleased our advanced CIS modules were selected for this PV project developed by Ecoplexus, a company dedicated to building high quality, clean-energy plants.”