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 announces date for release of its first quarter 2021 results and update regarding its annual meeting of shareholders

Capital Power will release its first quarter 2021 results before the markets open on April 30, 2021. Management will host a conference call with analysts on the same day at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m....

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Thank you and Farewell to our Roxboro and Southport Teams

Capital Power would like to express its sincere gratitude to our employees at the Roxboro and Southport Power Plants, the City of Roxboro and Person County, the City of Southport and Brunswick Coun...

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Capital Power provides update on United States power operations relating to recent extreme weather event

Capital Power provided the following update for its operations following the recent extreme weather event through the central United States.

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Capital Power announces approval of normal course issuer bid for purchase of up to 10.6 million of its common shares

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has approved Capital Power (TSX: CPX) normal course issuer bid ("NCIB") to purchase and cancel up to 10,661,112 of its outstanding common shares during the one-year...

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Capital Power named one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere

Capital Power has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. Honoured for a third straight year, Capital Power is one of only four Canadian comp...

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Capital Power reports fourth quarter and year-end 2020 results
Excellent year highlighted by monumental progress in solar development and decision to be off coal in 2023

Capital Power today released financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2020.

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Capital Power announces Board appointment

Donald Lowry, Chair of the Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Perry to the Company’s Board of Directors effective March 1, 2021.

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Capital Power announces appointment of Jill Gardiner as Chair of the Board

Capital Power today announced the appointment of Jill Gardiner as Chair of the Board, effective upon her election as a director at Capital Power’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 29, 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 ...

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Capital Power selected as one of Alberta’s Top Employers for the sixth year in a row

Capital Power has been recognized as one of 70 companies honoured as Alberta’s Top Employers for 2021, marking a sixth consecutive year of recognition from Canada’s Top 100 Employers for our employ...