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.
- Facility consists of 66,690, 315 watt photovoltaic solar panels manufactured by Canadian Solar
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.Request Community Support
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.
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Capital Power’s initial response to BC Hydro’s draft Integrated Resource Plan
Capital Power provides initial response to BC Hydro’s draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) submitted to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) today.
We rallied together with our employees and raised $365,000 to fight poverty!
We’re pleased to announce that we raised an impressive $365,000 for local poverty-fighting charities and community organizations in 1 week!
Capital Power announces closing of $288 million offering of common shares including the exercise of over-allotment option
Capital Power announced today that it has completed its previously announced public offering of 7,480,750 common shares, which included 975,750 common shares issued pursuant to the full exercise of...
Construction of 40.5-MW Strathmore Solar project underway
Capital Power began construction of its Strathmore Solar project on April 28, 2021, that is slated to add 40.5 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to Alberta’s grid in early 2022. Strathmore Solar i...
Capital Power Announces $250 million Bought Offering of Common Shares
Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (“Capital Power” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc. and CIBC Cap...
Capital Power reports voting results from the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders
EDMONTON, Alberta – The annual meeting of shareholders (annual meeting) for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power or the Company) was held on April 29, 2021 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Capital Power reports strong first quarter results and expects 2021 results to exceed annual financial guidance
Quarterly results confirm the robustness of the Alberta power market
EDMONTON, Alberta – Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) today released financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021.
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...
Jacquie Pylypiuk named as one of the 2021 Best Executive Awards winners
The 2021 Best Executives Awards by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business celebrate ‘the best of Canadian leadership’ – Jacquie has been recognized as one of 50 corporate leaders delivering excell...
Labatt and Capital Power announce partnership that advances Budweiser’s 100% renewable electricity commitment
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 ...