Following an independent evaluation process, Duke Energy is set to produce or purchase a total of 602MW of renewable energy from projects under North Carolina’s Competitive Procurement of Renewable Energy (CPRE) programme.
Microsoft Corp. and Invenergy have signed off on a partnership to develop a 74MW PV project in North Carolina. Once completed, the installation will provide clean energy to Microsoft, along with economic investment and jobs for Beaufort County within the state.
Duke Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, has issued a US$1 billion in green bond in order to finance clean energy projects, including solar and energy storage plants in North and South Carolina.
Sol Systems and Nationwide Insurance’s Helios infrastructure joint-venture company has signed off on a deal to acquire a 135MW PV project portfolio in North Carolina. All of the installations were purchased from Cypress Creek Renewables.
Ohio-based racking manufacturer Solar FlexRack has delivered steel racking solutions for the 71MW Brantley solar farm, an installation owned by Cypress Creek Renewables that is 30 miles east of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Global PV power company VivoPower International has entered into an agreement for the sale of its minority interests in two PV plants operating in North Carolina to a subsidiary of New Energy Solar (NES).
Cypress Creek Renewables, which developed 1GW of PV projects in an 18-month stretch up to the beginning of this year, has used Lockheed Martin’s lithium-ion battery storage solutions in a dozen just-completed solar-plus-storage projects.