Request for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity

Fern Solar, LLC

(Docket No. EMP-104 Sub 0)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Edgecombe County Courthouse
301 St. Andrews Street, Tarboro

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building
430 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh

On November 27, 2018, Fern Solar, LLC (Fern Solar), filed a request to build a 100-megawatt solar photovoltaic electric generating station to be located on non-contiguous parcels of land located generally between Battleboro-Leggett Road, Cool Spring Road, and Speights Chapel Road, about 3.2 miles northeast of Rocky Mount and 6.7 miles northwest of Tarboro, in Edgecombe County. Fern Solar plans to interconnect its facility with the electric transmission system owned by Dominion North Carolina Power.

The Commission has scheduled two public hearings to consider this matter. The first hearing, scheduled for February 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., is for the purpose of receiving public witness testimony. This hearing will be held at the Edgecombe County Courthouse, 301 St. Andrews Street, Tarboro. The Commission may cancel this hearing if no substantial written complaints about the proposed facility are filed with the Commission on or before Monday, January 28, 2019.

The second hearing on this matter is for the purpose of receiving expert testimony from the Company and other parties. It is scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., in Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh.

The Public Staff – NCUC represents the using and consuming public in matters before the Commission.

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