Post Tagged with: "Duke Energy"

Bank of America blows out its solar energy commitment with 10 deals in 3 states

Bank of America blows out its solar energy commitment with 10 deals in 3 states

July 8, 2020 at 10:13 am 0 comments

Bank of America signed 10 agreements to purchase solar electricity for its operations in three states, including North Carolina, home to the company’s headquarters, partnering with Duke Energy, NRG Energy, 3Degrees, NativeEnergy and Birdseye Renewable Energy to get it done. “These unique projects and partnerships build on our achievement of carbonRead More

8minute Solar Energy has its sights on Texas, brings first project online

8minute Solar Energy has its sights on Texas, brings first project online

July 8, 2020 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Commercial operation has begun at the 280-megawatt Holstein solar project in Nolan County, Texas, say project leads 8minute Solar Energy and Duke Energy Renewables. This is 8minute’s first solar project to come online in Texas, marking a significant milestone as the company expands its operational footprint outside of California. “WeRead More

Duke Energy Florida names next three solar power plant locations (700 MW total)

Duke Energy Florida names next three solar power plant locations (700 MW total)

June 2, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Duke Energy Florida filed the locations of its three newest solar power plants this week. The Duette Solar Power Plant will be built on approximately 520 acres in Manatee County, Fla. Once operational, the 74.5-megawatt (MW) facility will consist of approximately 227,000 single-axis tracking solar panels, capable of producing enoughRead More

Drone Aerial of Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, NC.

City of Charlotte uses Duke Energy’s GSA program to negotiate a 35-MW solar project

February 26, 2020 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

The Charlotte City Council voted Monday evening to participate in the Duke Energy Green Source Advantage (GSA) Program, which allows large energy users to negotiate contracts with solar developers to meet sustainability and renewable energy goals. An earlier pilot version saw Google and Cisco adopt the program. In this case,Read More

Duke Energy Florida installed its one-millionth solar panel, previews the next hundred thousand

Duke Energy Florida installed its one-millionth solar panel, previews the next hundred thousand

February 25, 2020 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Florida is crowing about recently installing its one-millionth solar panel in the state at the company’s Columbia Solar Power Plant in Fort White, Fla. It’s a somewhat arbitrary big round number, but it does gives us a reason to check in on the heights Duke Energy Florida isRead More

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

January 30, 2020 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

The 100-MWac Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, began commercial operation in December 2019, according to Duke Energy Renewables. It is Duke Energy’s second solar project in commercial operation in Texas and the first large-scale solar project in Andrews County. Texas ranks fourth in the country for solar energy.Read More

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

October 14, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Carolinas is partnering with Anderson County, S.C., to build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart-thinking grid it is building in the Carolinas. The battery project will also provide powerRead More

The largest U.S. power utility commits to a net-zero carbon emission target

The largest U.S. power utility commits to a net-zero carbon emission target

September 17, 2019 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy, the largest U.S. power utility, announced a major commitment to address climate change by setting a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with an interim target of 50 percent carbon emission reductions by 2030. The company’s 2017 goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% by 2030 wasRead More

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Duke Energy to let large energy customers negotiate directly with solar facilities in new program

August 21, 2019 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program in North Carolina, designed to provide more renewable energy pricing options for large customers. In the GSA program, large energy users will have the flexibility of selecting and negotiating all price terms directly with aRead More

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

July 8, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

UPM Raflatac, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive label materials, is now sourcing all of the electricity at its factory in Mills River, N.C., via renewable sources through Duke Energy’s NC Renewable Energy Program. The company opted to increase its renewable electricity use from 4 percent to 100 percent from sourcesRead More