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Phoenix Solar To Build 32 MWp (dc) Solar Power Plant for Duke Energy

Phoenix SolarConstruction will start in 2015

Phoenix Solar Inc., the San Ramon, California, based subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93), an international photovoltaic system integrator that is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today announced it has signed an agreement for the full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 32.1 MWp dc (23 MW ac) ground mounted solar photovoltaic system in Bladen County in North Carolina.

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NCSEA Recognizes Lawmakers’ Longstanding Commitment to Driving North Carolina’s Clean Energy Leadership

2014 Legislative Awards to be recognized at Making Energy Work conference October 1-2

 

On the heels of the 2014 legislative session, the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a leading 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to shaping the state’s clean and efficient energy future, is recognizing three members of the North Carolina General Assembly that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and contributed to the state’s rapidly emerging clean energy ecosystem through collaborative, forward-thinking dialogue and policies that benefit businesses and ratepayers statewide.

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EPA Awards Greensboro Housing Coalition a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a competitive cooperative agreement with the Greensboro Housing Coalition (GHC) to reduce housing-related asthma hospitalizations in low-income, minority neighborhoods in Greensboro, North Carolina resulting from exposure to toxic chemicals. The agreement is one of 12 EPA has reached with community-based organizations nationwide, totaling about $1.4 million in funding, under this initiative.

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Duke Energy commits $500 million to North Carolina solar power expansion

Company to acquire and construct three solar facilities

65 MW solar PV project in Duplin County to be largest on East Coast
Signs power-purchase agreements with five other solar projects

Duke Energy announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina.

This culminates the company's request for proposals (RFP) issued in February 2014 for new solar capacity. It will help Duke Energy further its commitment to renewable energy, diversify its energy portfolio and meet North Carolina's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS). It also provides customers greater access to renewable energy in a cost-effective manner.

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