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Why Duke Energy and Others had Commercial Solar Programs Long Before Adopting Solar at Their Utilities

The N.C. Chamber’s energy and environment conference featured a technology panel with representatives of the South’s three largest power companies, and John Morrison of Strata Solar had a question…

Schletter and Strata Solar donating $100,000 each to a solar non-profit

  From the left: Alex Wilhelm (USI Co-Founder, President), Ludwig Schletter (Schletter Owner), and Dennis Brice (Schletter Inc. President) Schletter, a leading producer of solar mounting systems,…

Duke Energy announces partners for US$500 million North Carolina solar development

Duke Energy reveals partners for US$500 million North Carolina solar push The Duke Energy projects follow a number of other solar projects also underway in North Carolina, in a recent wave of new…

Out-of-state contractors building two of three Duke Energy solar projects in N.C.

Out-of-state contractors building two of three Duke Energy solar projects in N.C. Duke is purchasing three solar farms outright and will buy the power from five more under long-term contracts. Duke…

Duke Energy supplies additional details on solar projects as part of $500 million commitment

Duke Energy supplies additional details on solar projects as part of $500 million commitment - 750 jobs expected during peak construction - Projects to be completed by end of 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C.,…

NC’s rise in solar power must accelerate

NC’s rise in solar power must accelerate Last week was a big week for solar power in North Carolina. On Monday, Duke Energy announced that it plans to invest $500 million in solar power to meet state…

RALEIGH: Feds award $55.3M in loan guarantees for 22 solar projects in NC

Feds award $55.3M in loan guarantees for 22 solar projects in NC   RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s list of North Carolina solar power projects to be backed by federal loan guarantees…

UNCA Building Goes Solar

NORTH ASHEVILLE -- University of North Carolina at Asheville held a ribbon cutting Thursday for its new solar panels on the roof of Overlook Residence Hall. Over the summer, 112 panels were installed…

Making NC the other 'Sunshine State'

September 17, 2014 Making NC the other 'Sunshine State' BY HELEN LIVINGSTON- Watts Farm Landowner North Carolina is a unique state with two unfolding energy paths – a clean energy future and a past…