Duke Power powers up 22.6-MW photo voltaic park in N Carolina

April 13 (Renewables Now) – US electrical utility holding firm Duke Power Corp (NYSE:DUK) introduced on Thursday it has introduced on-line its 22.6-MW Stony Knoll photo voltaic park in North Carolina.

Positioned in Dobson, within the state’s Surry County, the photovoltaic (PV) farm is supplied with 76,600 Trina Photo voltaic bifacial modules with single-axis monitoring methods and can be able to producing electrical energy for round 5,000 properties per yr. The ability output can be bought below a 20-year energy buy settlement (PPA) with Duke Power Carolinas.

California-based engineering, procurement and development (EPC) agency dealt with Stony Knoll’s development. The plant is owned and operated by Duke’s subsidiary Duke Power Sustainable Options (DESS).

Duke Power maintains over 4,200 MW of solar energy on its North Carolina grid and operates over 40 photo voltaic farms within the state. Initially of 2022, the utility introduced on-line two photo voltaic parks in North Carolina totalling 72.6 MW.

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