Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"

BayWa r.e. Fern Solar project, Edgecombe County, N.C.

BayWa r.e.’s largest U.S. solar plant to power six big-brand businesses via virtual PPA

November 18, 2020 at 9:45 am 0 comments

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC will commemorate the 133.6-MW Fern Solar project in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Fern is the largest project developed and built to date by BayWa r.e. in the U.S. Featuring more than 353,000 PV panels, it will produce an estimated 238 GWh of clean electricity annually, enough toRead More

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

September 23, 2020 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

In 2019, Anthem, Inc. made the commitment to invest in and source 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. Now, as a key step in that strategy, Anthem has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with SunEnergy1, a U.S. solar developer, owner and operator of utility-scale solar projects. The agreement isRead More

Pine Gate Renewables partners with Duke Univeristy on 101-MW of solar capacity

Pine Gate Renewables partners with Duke Univeristy on 101-MW of solar capacity

August 28, 2020 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke University’s ambitious effort to become carbon neutral by 2024 will add an expanded solar energy component through a partnership with Pine Gate Renewables, an Asheville, North Carolina-based solar developer. The university will bolster its renewable energy capabilities through the purchase of 101-MW of solar capacity from three new solar facilitiesRead More

Leyline provides Core Solar with capital for 600 MW of utility-scale solar projects

Leyline provides Core Solar with capital for 600 MW of utility-scale solar projects

August 26, 2020 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Leyline Renewable Capital, a provider of pre-construction capital for renewable energy, signed a deal with Core Solar LLC, to provide development-stage capital for 600 MW of utility-scale solar projects representing a portion of Core Solar’s pipeline across the United States. “Projects like these are the backbone of the next-generation cleanRead 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

CIT leads financing on 112-MW North Carolina solar project

CIT leads financing on 112-MW North Carolina solar project

July 14, 2020 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

CIT Group Inc. announced that its Power and Energy business served as lead arranger on a $118.5 million financing for the utility-scale Harts Mill Solar project in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. The project is owned by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors L.P., a leading alternative investment manager, and marks their firstRead More

How North Carolina’s solar industry has weathered the pandemic better than other states (for now)

How North Carolina’s solar industry has weathered the pandemic better than other states (for now)

May 18, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

From Energy News Network: The solar industry is weathering the pandemic better in North Carolina than in most states, data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association show. The Tar Heel State will see 19% fewer solar workers than expected in June, according to the nonprofit trade group —Read 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

Town rejects solar farm because it will ‘suck up all the energy from the sun’ and other concerns

Town rejects solar farm because it will ‘suck up all the energy from the sun’ and other concerns

December 14, 2015 at 2:18 pm 4 comments

North Carolina is one of the more progressive, up-and-coming states for solar energy development. We even started a slow clap when it hit 1 GW. But word of this has not yet spread to the town of Woodland, which just voted to reject a proposal to rezone a section ofRead More

Ecoplexus to construct 25-MW project in North Carolina

Ecoplexus to construct 25-MW project in North Carolina

October 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Ecoplexus Inc. announced the closing of financing for a 25-MW solar PV project in Whitakers, N.C. The project will be installed with approximately 150,000 Solar Frontier modules and will achieve commercial operation in late 2015. Its completion will mark the ninth Ecoplexus project in North Carolina and a total ofRead More