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Chapel Hill’s Strata Solar to have 80 solar farms by end of 2014 – Triangle Business Journal

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 27, 2014

Chapel Hill’s Strata Solar to have 80 solar farms by end of 2014 Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar brings a new solar farm online every 10 days, and at this rate, the solar photovoltaic company will have 80 farms up and running by the end of the year. The most recent farms are in Laurinburg, Clarkton [...]

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Plan in works for solar farm in Pender County

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo | August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014 Plan in works for solar farm in Pender County Catawba County got on the bandwagon early, and – closer by – Robeson County has a slew of them. A big one is underway in Duplin County, and now Pender has made the map. It will be a while before a proposed 5-megawatt, [...]

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North Carolina’s largest solar project moves closer to construction – Charlotte Business Journal

Posted by: Dominika Wycislo |

August 26, 2014 N.C.’s largest solar project moves closer to construction Strata Solar expects the 65-megawatt farm, three times the size of the largest solar project in the state, to take about 10 months to build once construction starts.   Strata Solar and Duke Energy Progress appear on the verge of announcing an agreement to [...]

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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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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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