15 Nov '11, 9pm

Duke Energy Renewables Buys 3 Major NC Solar Projects

Duke Energy Renewables Buys 3 Major NC Solar Projects

I spoke to the CEO of a large solar leasing company recently, and asked him if his company would be coming to NC any time soon. "Duke Energy" , was all he said, as he shook his head. His face looked as if he'd said something decidedly unpleasant. I never got around to asking him about the details of his animosity, but it was clear that he didn't see a favorable market for clean energy newcomers in NC any time soon. Nevertheless, renewable energy is beginning to get a foothold here in North Carolina. From Apple installing solar at its data center in Charlotte to Andy Griffiths' "Mayberry" going solar , there are tantalizing signs of a clean energy future emerging. So I'm encouraged to hear from MarketWatch that Duke Energy Renewables just completed a purchase of 3 major NC solar projects : Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, purchased the po...

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