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A record year for solar installations in North Carolina – Charlotte Business Journal

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | January 30, 2015

    A record year for solar installations in North Carolina SOLAR POWER Joel Olsen of O2 Energies North Carolina solar developers are ending the year strong, and that momentum is expected to carry forward in 2015. The Solar Energy Industries Associationsaid this week that the state is on track to add more than 380 megawatts [...]

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Hundreds of solar farm jobs opening in Duplin Co. | News – WCTI NewsChannel 12

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | January 22, 2015

WARSAW, DUPLIN COUNTY -The economy in Duplin County is getting a shot in the arm with 500 jobs being created to run a large solar farm near Warsaw.The rural area of Warsaw is what makes it the attraction for one of the largest solar farms in the country, giving hundreds of people the opportunity to [...]

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Strata Solar plans three additional solar farms – Triangle Business Journal

Posted by: Lisa Wilson |

Strata Solar is gearing up to produce three new solar farms. The projects, located in Bladen, Duplin and Wilson counties, are receiving capital from Washington, D.C.-based Sol Systems, National Cooperative Bank and Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar. This partnership completed a $100-million investment for three Strata Solar solar farms in August, in Laurinburg, Clarkton and Spring Hope, totaling 20 megawatts. Sol [...]

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Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina’s Solar Boom Sol Systems, National Cooperative Bank, and Strata Solar Add Another 18MW of Solar: pv-magazine

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | December 11, 2014

Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina’s Solar Boom Sol Systems, National Cooperative Bank, and Strata Solar Add Another 18MW of Solar   Sol Systems, Strata Solar, and NCB add another 18MW of clean, solar energy to North Carolina. Dragstrip Farm, Hickory, NC Three new utility-scale solar farms have been added to North Carolina’s energy mix, propelled [...]

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Why solar farms are booming in North Carolina- video

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | November 13, 2014

  This week, SNL Financial put out this map, showing where farms of solar panels are showing up. North Carolina is exploding with solar, more so than any other neighboring state! We rank third in the nation when it comes to the amount of solar power that’s on the state’s grid.   via Why solar [...]

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Three More Reasons to Cheer Clean Energy Job Growth in North Carolina

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | November 6, 2014

Three More Reasons to Cheer Clean Energy Job Growth in North Carolina   Business-friendly clean energy policies in North Carolina continue to support the success of clean energy companies – boosting job growth and economic development. In the past 30 days alone, three corporate announcements illustrate the power of the state’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, [...]

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VPO Press Release – Strata Solar celebrates $1 billion of investment in North Carolina

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | October 14, 2014

Strata Solar celebrates $1 billion of investment in North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, district legislators, solar farm land owners and industry representatives meet in Sampson County CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Strata Solar, one of America’s leading turnkey solar providers, has recently surpassed the $ 1 Billion dollar mark in project investment [...]

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Roseboro solar plant part of $1 billion milestone for Strata Solar – Sampson Independent – clintonnc.com

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | October 13, 2014

Roseboro solar plant part of $1 billion milestone for Strata Solar North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, spoke during a celebration just outside Roseboro at Anderson Solar Facility of $1 billion in economic investments, which has been reached by Strata Solar. Markus Wilhelm, Chief Executive Officer for Strata Solar, said the company is responsible for hiring [...]

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Gov. McCrory to speak at Coastal Energy Summit | Port City Daily

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | October 6, 2014

Gov. McCrory to speak at Coastal Energy Summit   The Greater Wilmington Business Journal will host the inaugural Coastal Energy Summit 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Wilmington Convention Center. N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will deliver a keynote lunch speech and Jack Gerard, president of the American Petroleum Institute, will deliver a [...]

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Why Duke Energy and others had commercial solar programs long before adopting solar at their utilities – Charlotte Business Journal

Posted by: Lisa Wilson | September 29, 2014

Why Duke Energy and others had commercial solar programs long before adopting solar at their utilities The N.C. Chamber’s energy and environment conference featured a technology panel with representatives of the South’s three largest power companies, and John Morrison of Strata Solar had a question for them. During the conference, held Thursday in Durham, he [...]

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