McCallum Solar Farm
Tax Credit Equity
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.