McCallum Solar Farm
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McCallum Solar Farm

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Photovoltaic; 6.47 MW DC fixed tilt ground mounted solar installation

Rowland, North Carolina

Number of Modules: 21,660

Output: The McCallum Solar Farm produces approximately 9,600 MWh of electricity a year, which is the same amount of energy used by 750 average homes in North Carolina.

Project Construction: Construction took 14 weeks, beginning in July, 2013 and finished in September. McCallum Farm is part of Strata Solar’s Southeastern cluster of solar farms.

Economic Impact: Over $250,000 in direct expenditures in Robeson County for wages, lodging and supplies. Increase in the property tax base of Robeson County of approximately $12 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 5155 tons of CO2 which is the same as reducing automobile travel by 8 million miles.