Bolton Solar Farm
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Bolton Solar Farm

Tax Credit Equity Financing

Photovoltaic; 6.5 MW DC fixed tilt ground mounted solar farm

Warrenton, North Carolina

Number of Modules: 26,650

Output: The Bolton Farm produces approximately 9,750 MWh of electricity a year, which is the same amount of energy used by 754 average homes in North Carolina.

Project Construction: Construction took approximately 14 weeks, beginning in April 2013 and finishing in July.  Strata Solar worked very closely with the community to hire local installers for the job.

Economic Impact: Over $250,000 in direct expenditures in Warren County for wages, lodging and supplies.  Increase in the property tax base of Warren County of approximately $15 million with no requirement for additional school, sewers roads, or other county services.

Environmental Impact: No emission, no noise, no traffic associated with the operation of the solar farm.  Each year, the solar farm will offset approximately 5236 tons of CO2 which is the same as reducing automobile travel by 8 million miles.