Beaufort Solar

North Carolina, United States

Status

In Operation

Year

2015

Owned Capacity

15

MW

Owned/Operated

100/100

Solar
Status
In Operation
Year

2015

OWNED CAPACITY

15

MW

OWNED/OPERATED

100/100

Solar

Located on 184 acres of leased land in Chocowinity, North Carolina, Beaufort Solar began commercial operations in December 2015 as Capital Power’s inaugural solar facility. The facility operates under a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement with Duke Energy Progress LLC.

Quick Facts

  • Facility consists of 66,690, 315 watt photovoltaic solar panels manufactured by Canadian Solar

Community Investment

At Capital Power, we contribute to the communities  in which we operate with the aim of building a sustainable future for all. We engage our neighbours, consider their interests and build real relationships. We aim to source supplies and services locally for our operations, as well as hire from the community. At Beaufort Solar:

  • We pay approximately $47,000 in property tax each year, contributing annually to community tax bases, supporting the improvement of infrastructure, roadways, and community services.

We give back where we live and work by supporting local organizations and our employees’ community participation through our corporate giving programs.

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As Capital Power's first solar facility, Beaufort Solar has helped lead the way in expanding our renewable generation portfolio and contributes to the development of a low-carbon energy future.
Brian Vaasjo
President and CEO

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Capital Power’s initial response to BC Hydro’s draft Integrated Resource Plan

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Capital Power reports strong first quarter results and expects 2021 results to exceed annual financial guidance
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EDMONTON, Alberta – Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) today released financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021.

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Capital Power declares dividends for its Common and Preference shares

EDMONTON, Alberta –The Board of Directors for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) declared a dividend of $0.5125 per share on the outstanding common shares for the quarter ending J...

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Jacquie Pylypiuk named as one of the 2021 Best Executive Awards winners

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The agreement is part of Budweiser’s Choose Earth campaign

Today, Canada’s best-selling beer brand, Budweiser announced a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Capital Power, a leading player in state-of-the-art energy sustainability. The agreement ...