Strata, ET Solar partner on multi-megawatt project in North Carolina


Turn-key solar developer Strata Solar is developing six solar power plants in the U.S. state of North Carolina that will have a combined capacity of 23 MW.

Strata Solar will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the plants and has selected Chinese group ET Solar, which operates a subsidiary in San Francisco, California, to supply the modules for the project.

"Our choice of ET Solar’s first in class 300W modules was based on a combination of cost-competitiveness, dependable logistics, and reliable power yield, which offers us the security we expect for our investment," said Strata Solar CEO Markus Wilhelm.

A leading PV developer in the United States, Strata is based in North Carolina, which last year became the United States’ second leading state in terms of installed solar capacity.

North Carolina's impressive strides in solar installations over the past three years are reflected in Strata’s own growth: the company amassed more than 300 MW of installed utility-scale solar power during that time period. The Chapel Hill-based company has a further 300 MW scheduled for completion in 2014 across more than 40 projects in North Carolina, Tennessee and Missouri, and its pipeline currently stands at well over a gigawatt in seven states.

"As North Carolina actively promotes the adoption of solar energy, these projects will contribute towards the state's efforts to diversify its energy mix," said ET Solar President and CEO Dennis She.

This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. If you want to cooperate with us and would like to reuse some of our content, please contact:

Popular content

Elastocalorics could replace heat pumps, air conditioning systems

16 July 2024 Elastocalorics have the potential to replace current air conditioning and heating systems, offering significant energy savings when paired with techno...


Leave a Reply

Please be mindful of our community standards.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form you agree to pv magazine using your data for the purposes of publishing your comment.

Your personal data will only be disclosed or otherwise transmitted to third parties for the purposes of spam filtering or if this is necessary for technical maintenance of the website. Any other transfer to third parties will not take place unless this is justified on the basis of applicable data protection regulations or if pv magazine is legally obliged to do so.

You may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future, in which case your personal data will be deleted immediately. Otherwise, your data will be deleted if pv magazine has processed your request or the purpose of data storage is fulfilled.

Further information on data privacy can be found in our Data Protection Policy.