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.