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Erwin Welcomes Completed Solar Farm-The Daily Record

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 Erwin Welcomes Completed Solar Farm Erwin is now part of a growing $2.1 billion industry in North Carolina. Solar energy is blossoming all around the state and acreage filled with panel arrays is becoming commonplace — seen along highways and depleted farmland to soak up thesun and create energy. On Wednesday, state [...]

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Dedication Held for City Utilities Solar Farm

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 12, 2014

Solexus Development, City Utilities Strata Solar celebrated on Friday, August 8th, completion of the biggest utility-scale project in Missouri.   “We are very pleased the project has been a success and very happy to be kicking things off here,” says David Bunge, president of Solexus Development. “This is one of the first projects in the state [...]

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2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo |

2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors Solar Power World, the industry’s leading source for technology, development and installation news, presents the 2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors list. The list ranks applicants according to their influence in the solar market in 2013.The list details the location of a company, how many people it employs, its primary market (utility, residential [...]

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City Utilities of Springfield dedicate largest solar farm in Missouri

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 City Utilities of Springfield dedicate largest solar farm in Missouri.   During an event held earlier today, representatives of City Utilities of Springfield and Solexus Development, dedicated the largest solar farm in Missouri. “This project demonstrates that solar can be a great energy solution in Missouri, and that it can be a [...]

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Solar farm proposed for Rural Hall-Germanton Road – Winston-Salem Journal: Local Business

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 8, 2014

August 8,2014 A second solar farm project is being proposed for Forsyth County, this one off Rural Hall-Germanton Road by a Florida company. Pine Gate Holdings LLC, of Jacksonville, Fla., filed a request July 29 with the N.C. Utilities Commission for permission to build a 5-megawatt plant at 2061 N.C. 65 East. The plant would [...]

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Sunny forecast: Cleveland County and N.C. high on solar energy lists

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 7, 2014

August 7, 2014 Sunny forecast: Cleveland County and N.C. high on solar energy lists There’s a silent engine that is almost constantly churning in Kings Mountain. Two vast solar farms that together encompass about 60 acres are helping put Cleveland County at the top of the list of N.C. counties investing in solar energy in [...]

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City Utilities Solar Farm – 417 Magazine – August 2014

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | July 31, 2014

City Utilities Solar Farm Missouri’s biggest solar farm is right here in 417-land, and soon City Utilities will allow customers to use the energy it produces to power their homes. This 40-acre City Utilities solar farm is the largest solar farm in Missouri to date. It is located between Springfield and Strafford. Exciting things are [...]

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Caswell solar farm to power 700 homes – Top News – The Times News

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | July 28, 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014 Caswell solar farm to power 700 homes Think Caswell County seems like an unlikely place to find a solar farm generating enough power to provide energy to nearly 700 homes? Think again. Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar constructed a solar farm last year on 40 acres off N.C. 62 near Blanch. The [...]

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Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S. / Duties on Chinese Products Amid Subsidy Accusations Prompt Expansion – Wall Street Journal

Posted by: bschooff | July 27, 2014

New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the U.S. Two U.S. companies— SolarCity Corp. and Suniva Inc.—have recently announced plans to build solar-panel factories in America, and at least one Chinese manufacturer says it is considering joining them. Panels from China [...]

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Missouri largest solar farm is producing power

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | July 23, 2014

A solar farm in Greene County — the largest in the state of Missouri — is now contributing energy to City Utilities transmission grid. City Utilities spokesman Joel Alexander said in an email this week that the approximately 40-acre project northeast of Springfield began producing power on June 26. A formal dedication is planned for [...]

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