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Apple to Build 2nd iCloud NC Solar Data Center

Apple to Build 2nd iCloud NC Solar Data Center

Apple has reportedly purchased another 200 acres in North Carolina so that it can build another solar farm to help power its massive iCloud data centre. According to AppleInsider.com, details of the $3 million land deal were released recently. Apple will buy nearly 220 total acres in North Carolina’s Catawba County. There are reports that


Duke Energy Adds Distributed Solar Capacity in North Carolina $DUK

The state of North Carolina has set a renewable energy standard thatrequires all of the state’s utilities to meet a minimum percentagecustomers’ electricity needs with clean, renewable energy by 2021. DukeEnergy, one of the largest electric power companies in the UnitedStates, is taking the first steps toward meeting this goal, which forinvestor-owned utilities is 12.5 percent. On a

New North Carolina Solar Panel Installation Announced

The North Carolina Global TransPark (GTP), a 2,500-acre industrialpark located 80 miles southeast of Raleigh, will join the state’scampaign to develop and use renewable energy by installing solar panels atop one of its buildings this summer. The 250-kilowatt system will be installed by Greenfield Power, aCharlotte solar installation company. Notably, the panels for theproject will be

SunEdison Activates Phase I of its North Carolina Solar Project

North America’s largest solar energy services provider, SunEdison, has activated the first phase of its 16-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Davidson County, North Carolina. Comprised of more than 14,000 solar panels that will generate over 6million kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year of operation,the first phase represents 4 megawatts of generation capacity, ahealthy

SunEdison Activates First Phase Of North Carolina Solar Farm

SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, has activated the first phase of its 16 MW solar farm in Davidson County, N.C. Accordingto the company, the first phase of the project represents 4 MW ofgeneration capacity and comprises more than 14,000 solar panels thatwill generate over six million kilowatt hours of electricity in thefirst year

Solar in North Carolina has Bright Future, Report Says

For over twenty years, the North Carolina Solar Centerhas been providing free information, research, technical assistance andtraining to those interested in solar and other types of renewableenergy. Through their programs, they’ve educated tens of thousands andhave had a positive, material impact on the solar energy industry. Given the Center’s prominence, perhaps it’s surprising that theNorth

Carolina Solar Energy breaks ground on a 650KW solar park

North Carolina’s newest solar farm, developed by Carolina Solar Energy,officially opened Wednesday and will generate about 650KW of greenpower, which is enough to power about 60 urban homes. The electricitygenerated by the plant will be purchased by Progress Energy as part of a 20-year contract. The5-acre facility houses 3,420 angled photovoltaic panels to generate thespecified