Corning Inc., the New York-based materials science company, agreed to buy power from a solar farm that Duke Energy Corp. is building in North Carolina.

Corning will buy 62.5 percent of the output from the 80-megawatt project in Conetoe, about 20 miles north of Greenville, the company said in a statement Monday. The 25-year deal is set to begin in the first quarter. Terms weren’t disclosed.

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