Duke Energy Corp., the largest U.S. utility owner, is developing three solar farms with 30 megawatts of capacity in eastern North Carolina.
The 20-megawatt Dogwood Solar Power Project in Halifax County and two 5-megawatt plants, Windsor Cooper Hill Solar in Bertie County and Bethel Price Solar in Pitt County, will all be completed this year, the company said today in a statement.
SunEnergy1, based in Mooresville, North Carolina, is designing and building the solar farms with panels from Jiashan, China-based ReneSola Ltd. The plants will supply enough electricity for about 6,000 homes.
With these projects, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke has 20 U.S. solar farms.