McKenzie Solar Farm
Tax Credit Equity
Photovoltaic; 7.01 MW DC Fixed tilt ground mounted solar installation
Whiteville, North Carolina
The McKenzie Solar Farm produces approximately 10,500 MWh of electricity a year, which is the same amount of energy used by 812 average homes in North Carolina.
Number of Modules: 23,332
Project Construction: Construction took 14 weeks, beginning in October, 2013 and finished at the end of December. McKenzie Farm is part of Strata Solar’s Southeastern cluster of solar farms.
Economic Impact: Over $250,000 in direct expenditures in Columbus County for wages, lodging and supplies. Increase in the property tax base of Columbus 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 5639 tons of CO2 which is the same as reducing automobile travel by 8 million miles