BREAKING NEWS: Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion

Duke Energy Corp. is making a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. The company will acquire and construct three solar facilities — totaling 128 megawatts of capacity — including the largest solar photovoltaic facility east of the Mississippi River. The three facilities will be in Bladen, Duplin and Wilson counties. Continue reading.