- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial unit of Duke Energy, has announced its plans to build a 12.5-megawatt solar farm on the central North Carolina coast.
- SunEnergy1 has been contracted to build the farm at an estimated cost of $40 million; the installation will be employ 100 to 125 local workers and should be finished by the end of the year.
- The 85-acre project, which is known as the Washington White Post Solar project, may also be expanded upon in the future.
From the article:
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial unit of Duke Energy, is building a 12.5 megawatt solar farm in Beaufort County on the central N.C. coast.The installation will be the largest the Duke unit has built on the East Coast and among the largest in the state. Apple is finishing a 20-megawatt solar farm at its data center in Catawba County.
The 85-acre Washington White Post Solar project, as it is known, could be expanded, said Duke spokeswoman Tammie McGee. ...