- New Solar Farms Opening in NC Later This Year
Sunfarm V and VI are currently under construction in Hertford, North Carolina. Located on a total of 89 acres of land, once operational will be able to power the lives of 1,164 families. The farms are owned by ET Capital Solar Partner (USA) Inc. and will be selling the power produced by the PV panels to Richmond, VA based Dominion Energy.
- North Carolina Governor Signs Solar Bill
In 2017, NC Governor Roy Cooper signed HB 589, the Competitive Energy Solutions Plan, into law. The bill adds additional features to the state’s robust solar industry including a competitive bidding process for solar developers and a statewide rooftop solar leasing program. In addition, it creates the ‘Green Source Rider Program’, which allows large utility customers to offset their electricity usage with renewable energy.