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Inside the People-Powered Movement for 100% Solar Schools

Posted by: Maggie Mae | May 20, 2016

Just last year in Durham, two schools added solar to their campuses, including on the roof of the Southern School of Energy & Sustainability’s new outdoor classroom. To maximize energy savings and to get hands-on training with solar power, students worked with specialists to install four solar panels on the classroom’s bright red tin roof. […]

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Mississippi and Alabama approve utility-scale solar projects

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | November 16, 2015

Mississippi has approved 105 MW of utility-scale PV as the latest state in the U.S. Deep South to do so, and Alabama has given the go-ahead for another 21 MW. The Deep South has long lagged behind other regions in the United States in the development of solar markets. Even while neighboring states such as […]

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Tim White: Ideologues punish renewable energy’s success

Posted by: bschooff | September 22, 2015

The very day North Carolina legislative leaders released their 11-weeks-late budget, a headline in The Wall Street Journal proclaimed that, “Renewable Energy’s Potential May Be Understated.” The irony is contained in what’s not in the budget: a continuation of the state’s renewable-energy tax credit. Until now, North Carolina has been a national leader in adopting […]

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Which is Cheaper–Rooftop Solar or Utility-Scale Solar?

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | August 6, 2015

The Brattle Group,with support from the EdisonElectric Institute, just released a study concluding that utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States are more cost effective than residential-scale (rooftop) PV systems in achieving the economic and policy benefits we all expect to come from the widespread use of solar energy. But it may not […]

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Strata Solar LLC hosts job fair in Columbus

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | August 3, 2015

UMBUS, GA (WTVM) –Area job seekers, listen up! A southeastern solar company will be hosting two job fairs on Wednesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 29 seeking hundreds of permanent employees. North Carolina based Strata Solar is seeking 400 full-time permanent labor employees. The business builds build utility scale solar farms up and down the […]

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Strata Solar continues search for 200 new workers with job fair

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | July 30, 2015

See Dominic Kolleh, Strata Solar Recruiting Manager, discuss what positions we are looking for at the job fairs in Columbus, Georgia.

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Strata Solar Job Fair

Posted by: Rachel McMahan |

Brian O’Hara, SVP of Strategy and Government Affairs, and Rachel McMahan, public relations intern, announce Strata Solar job fairs in Dunn and Jacksonville on My Carolina Today.

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Strata Solar targets military veterans in recent hiring spree

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | June 26, 2015

For Strata Solar, being located in Fayetteville comes with a number of benefits. But perhaps chief among them is that with Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield located in Fayetteville, the company has a large pool of military veterans to hire from. Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar announced this week that it had hired 188 new […]

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Strata Solar Fayetteville Job Fairs

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | June 25, 2015

Watch Maria Barker, Strata Solar HR manager, announce two job fairs in Fayetteville on WNCN on May 27, 2015. Strata Solar Job Fairs

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Solar firm hires more than 100 people at Fayetteville job fair

Posted by: Rachel McMahan | June 17, 2015

Daril Davis moved to Fayetteville two weeks ago, and he hopes to have a job with a solar company by today. Davis is one of hundreds who applied for jobs with Strata Solar, a company that has been doing on-site hiring of construction and electrical workers at all-day jobs fairs in Fayetteville. The company held […]

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