Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"

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

North Carolina hits 1 GW of solar capacity (we start slow clap)

North Carolina hits 1 GW of solar capacity (we start slow clap)

October 1, 2015 at 11:20 am 3 comments

North Carolina’s growing clean energy industry reached a new milestone this week with the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a leading 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shaping the state’s clean and efficient energy future, reporting installed solar capacity officially exceeds 1 GW. The state, whose solar industry accounts for moreRead More

Principal Solar, Entropy Investment to co-develop 100-MW facility in N.C.

Principal Solar, Entropy Investment to co-develop 100-MW facility in N.C.

August 27, 2015 at 3:42 pm 1 comment

Principal Solar, a solar power developer and operator, has agreed to terms to co-develop its first major solar asset with affiliates of Entropy Investment Management LLC. The 100-MW facility, located in Cumberland County, N.C., will produce enough electricity to power approximately 20,000 average American homes. Construction began the week ofRead More

Carolina CAT in final stages of Shelby, N.C., solar farm

Carolina CAT in final stages of Shelby, N.C., solar farm

July 1, 2015 at 11:18 am 3 comments

Carolina CAT Power Systems, a provider of service, parts and sales of power generation equipment, is completing the final stages of construction for a new 10-acre solar farm in Shelby, N.C. Scheduled to open in late June 2015, the site will contain 9,828 panels and produce 3 MW DC ofRead More

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

May 28, 2015 at 10:30 am 3 comments

Solar is still a fledgling industry in North Carolina, but two local entities are making a push to better inform consumers about the real costs of their utility energy and their options for implementing their own solar solutions. First, the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shapingRead More