15 Aug '17, 1pm

[email protected] seekings 500 MW of wind power - enough for 150,000 homes. First wind purchase since '12 #windpower

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500 MW of wind capacity that would be delivered to the company’s transmission system. DEC expects the RFP to help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard, mandating that DEC generate 12.5% of its retail sales in the state by renewable energy or energy efficiency programs by 2021. “As costs in the wind sector decline and capacity factors increase, now is an excellent time to pursue wind energy for the Carolinas,” states Rob Caldwell, president of Duke Energy Renewables and Distributed Energy Technology. “Our experience in wind energy spans more than a decade, so we are excited to evaluate this resource for the benefit of our customers.” The company says wind will be a strong complement to the company’s already extensive solar portfolio in t...

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