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Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion – Triangle Business Journal

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | September 15, 2014

Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion The solar commitments are the result of Charlotte-based Duke’s request for proposals issued in February for new solar capacity. Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE:DUK) is making a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. The company will acquire and construct [...]

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Three New Utility-Scale Solar Farms Add 20 MW to North Carolina’s Solar Surge

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 Three new North Carolina utility-scale solar farms have begun producing power, racking up another 18.2 MW, equal to taking about 2,400 passenger vehicles off the road for the year.  A significant portion of the investment responsible for the projects was managed by Washington, D.C.–based solar investment and financing firm, Sol Systems.   [...]

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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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UNC Asheville Adds Solar Panels to Overlook Hall with Donation from Strata Solar | News Center

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | July 2, 2014

July 2, 2014 UNC Asheville Adds Solar Panels to Overlook Hall with Donation from Strata Solar UNC Asheville’s Overlook Hall will have a new addition this summer when 112 photovoltaic (PV) panels are installed on the rooftop to contribute to the campus’ electrical grid. This is the first significant PV array for the campus. The [...]

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Dominion Acquires Two Largest Solar Projects in Tennessee – WSJ.com

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 Dominion Acquires Two Largest Solar Projects in Tennessee – Combined output of 32 megawatts under long-term power purchase agreements – Commercial operation expected later this year – Dominion solar portfolio now totals 212 megawatts in production, construction or development RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion (NYSE:D), one of the nation’s [...]

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Strata Solar Chooses Sunny Central Inverters for Twin 20 MW Solar Farms in Southwestern Tennessee

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | May 6, 2014

Strata Solar Chooses Sunny Central Inverters for Twin 20 MW Solar Farms in Southwestern Tennessee ROCKLIN, Calif., May 06, 2014—SMA has been selected by Strata Solar, a leading turnkey solar power plant developer, to provide inverters for the two largest solar installations in Tennessee. Each totaling 20 MW DC, the Selmer and Mulberry utility solar [...]

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Strata Completes Nine New Solar Projects across North Carolina; Wells Fargo Provides $100mm in Financing – MarketWatch

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | May 1, 2014

Strata Completes Nine New Solar Projects across North Carolina; Wells Fargo Provides $100mm in Financing Projects located in Bladen, Chatham, Columbus, Franklin County, Lenoir, Nash, Person, Vance and Wayne CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –  Strata Solar , a leading utility-scale solar provider, announced today it has installed nine utility-scale solar projects across [...]

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Canadian Solar Modules Chosen by Strata Solar to Power Five Utility Scale Projects in North Carolina

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014   Canadian Solar Modules Chosen by Strata Solar to Power Five Utility Scale Projects in North Carolina   SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Canadian Solar Inc., (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced it was selected by Strata Solar [...]

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ET Solar Modules Selected to Power Projects Totaling 23MW in North Carolina – GTN – Gainesville Television Network

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 ET Solar Modules Selected to Power Projects Totaling 23MW in North Carolina   SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ET Solar, Inc. today announced that they have been selected by Strata Solar to supply modules for six solar power plants in North Carolina, with a combined capacity of 23 megawatts (MW). [...]

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National Cooperative Bank Arranges $82 Million in New Financing for Strata Solar Projects (SYS-CON MEDIA)

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014   National Cooperative Bank Arranges $82 Million in New Financing for Strata Solar Projects Bank Partners with Solar Firm to Fund 15 Projects in North Carolina   ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial services company dedicated to providing banking products to cooperatives and socially responsible [...]

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