Duke Energy Announces 6-MW Solar Project in North Carolina

 Duke Energy Announces 6-MW Solar Project in North Carolina

Duke Energy has announced plans for a 6-MW solar project in North Carolina, the company’s third solar project planned for 2016.

On Thursday, Duke filed a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) for the Woodleaf Solar Facility, planned for about 50 acres in Woodleaf, Rowan County.

If approved, the project – owned and operated by Duke Energy Carolinas – will begin construction in the second quarter of 2016, with completion expected by year’s end.

Duke Energy utilities have announced a total of 81 MW of planned solar projects in 2016.

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