10 Oct '11, 2pm

Mayberry Goes Solar

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - Mount Airy, N.C., the birthplace of Andy Griffith and the basis for his popular show’s town “Mayberry,” has gone solar. “Tens of thousands of people visit Mount Airy each year in search of a simpler time and place, but this is a city that is preserving the best of its past, while embracing its future,” said Olee Joel Olsen, managing director at O2 Energies. “The six-acre solar farm opening today will generate clean energy for the residents and businesses of Mount Airy for generations to come.” O2 Energies, Inc. announced today it has commissioned Mayberry Solar, a 1.2 megawatt solar power plant, which will be Surry County’s first large scale solar installation. The six-acre solar power plant will generate enough power to offset the electricity usage of hundreds of average homes. “O2 Energies’ Mayberry Solar Farm is a major achievement ...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/33086-Mayberry-Goes...

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