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Local Business To Use Grant For Solar Power


Last updated 9/15/2021 at 12:56pm

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last Thursday that the department was investing $53 million to build or improve renewable energy infrastructure and to help rural communities, agricultural producers and businesses lower energy costs in North Carolina.

One of those benefiting was Platt Architecture P.A., which will use a $8,000 grant to purchase and install a 13-kilowatt solar array. This project will generate 15 thousand kilowatt hours annually and $1,000 in savings per year.

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