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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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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: Dominika Wycislo | 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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USDA grants $2.1M loan for a solar project in Warren County | The Daily Dispatch

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo |

USDA grants $2.1M loan for a solar project in Warren County With the help of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Warren County could see more solar farms in its future. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Progress Solar in Bunn last week to announce $55.3 million in new loan guarantees and grants for 22 solar energy [...]

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Schletter and Strata Solar donating $100,000 each to a solar non-profit

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | September 24, 2014

Schletter and Strata Solar donating $100,000 each to a solar non-profit Schletter and Strata Solar provide resources for United Solar Initiative, a non-profit organization, in order to support USI’s efforts to supply developing communities with clean, renewable energy. From the left: Alex Wilhelm (USI Co-Founder, President), Ludwig Schletter (Schletter Owner), and Dennis Brice (Schletter Inc. President) [...]

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Duke Energy announces partners for US$500 million North Carolina solar development | PV-Tech

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | September 23, 2014

Duke Energy reveals partners for US$500 million North Carolina solar push The Duke Energy projects follow a number of other solar projects also underway in North Carolina, in a recent wave of new solar developments. Utility Duke Energy has announced partner companies have been chosen to help build three solar power projects in the state [...]

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