Post Tagged with: "Duke Energy"

Wells Fargo signs solar PPA under Duke Energy’s GSA program

Wells Fargo signs solar PPA under Duke Energy’s GSA program

April 8, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Wells Fargo has become the latest large energy user to execute a renewable power agreement under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program – building on the solar expansion in North Carolina. Wells Fargo will purchase more than 58 MW of solar capacity from the Blackburn Solar project, a planned facility on 600 acresRead More

IEEFA: Duke Energy’s IRPs give short shrift to solar, wind and storage

IEEFA: Duke Energy’s IRPs give short shrift to solar, wind and storage

April 7, 2021 at 9:45 am 0 comments

A pair of long-range plans for Carolina utilities owned by Duke Energy underestimate potential savings from renewable energy sources over the next decade, according to a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. The IEEFA report is the fourth in a series examining the integrated resource plansRead More

Duke Energy adds 50-MW Cleveland County, N.C. solar project

Duke Energy adds 50-MW Cleveland County, N.C. solar project

February 25, 2021 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Duke Energy has begun construction on the 50-megawatt Broad River Solar power plant in Cleveland County, North Carolina. The project will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial subsidiary of Duke Energy. The project was selected as part of the competitive bidding process established by 2017’s landmarkRead More

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

January 13, 2021 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. have completed one of the largest on-site solar arrays in the craft beer industry ­­­– a 2.1-megawatt solar array and 281-kilowatt solar carport on 9.7 acres in Paso Robles, Calif. The arrays will generate the majority of the brewery’s energy, which is enough toRead More

Fort Bragg adds a floating solar + storage plant via Duke Energy, Ameresco

Fort Bragg adds a floating solar + storage plant via Duke Energy, Ameresco

September 30, 2020 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Army’s Fort Bragg in North Carolina will soon be home to the largest floating solar plant in the Southeast – a 1.1-MW system as part of a Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) awarded to Duke Energy. The $36 million contract will focus on energy resilience and security at FortRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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