Post Tagged with: "Duke Energy"

Duke Energy, solar industry agree on ‘Solar Choice Net Metering’ plan in South Carolina

Duke Energy, solar industry agree on ‘Solar Choice Net Metering’ plan in South Carolina

September 17, 2020 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Duke Energy says it has reached an agreement with leading solar installers, environmental groups and renewable energy advocates that, if approved by regulators, will create long-term stability for the residential solar industry in South Carolina. The deal will provide options for customers while allowing the company to address increasing electric demandRead More

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Duke Energy, solar developers make a deal to clear utility-scale solar backlog in Carolinas

September 10, 2020 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Duke Energy announced several agreements with third-party solar developers and industry organizations to create a better interconnection framework to facilitate more utility-scale solar energy in the Carolinas. Let’s take a look and see what these will do. Agreement No. 1 First, Duke Energy and most of the major solar industryRead More

Duke Energy begins construction of new solar capacity in North Carolina

Duke Energy begins construction of new solar capacity in North Carolina

August 3, 2020 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Continuing its expansion of solar energy, Duke Energy started construction on two major solar projects in North Carolina last week. The projects: The 69-megawatt Maiden Creek solar facility, located on Didley Dadburn Road in the Catawba County town of Maiden and the 25-megawatt Gaston solar facility located on Neal RoadRead More

Gaston and Catawba counties selected by Duke Energy for North Carolina solar projects

Gaston and Catawba counties selected by Duke Energy for North Carolina solar projects

July 28, 2020 at 7:35 am 1 comment

Continuing its expansion of solar energy to deliver cleaner energy for customers, Duke Energy today announced it has begun construction on two major solar projects in North Carolina. The 69-megawatt (MW) Maiden Creek solar facility, located on Didley Dadburn Road in the Catawba County town of Maiden. The 25-MW GastonRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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