1. Duke Energy Renewables Completes Acquisition of Shoreham Solar Commons Project from Invenergy

    Duke Energy Renewables Completes Acquisition of Shoreham Solar Commons Project from Invenergy

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2018-- Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has completed the acquisition of the 24.9-megawatt Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island from Invenergy. Shoreham Solar Commons is located in Brookhaven, New York, about 60 miles east of Manhattan, on the site of the former Tallgrass Golf Course. It was placed into service July 1, and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is purchasing the power under a 20-year agreement. "As we continue to provide affordable, renewable energy to customers across the United States, we are especially pleased our first renewables project in New York helps meet the sustainability goals and energy needs of LIPA's customers and offers economic benefits to the local community," said Rob Caldwell, president, Duke Energy Renewables and Distributed Energy Technology.

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    1. As we continue to provide affordable, renewable energy to customers across the United States, we are especially pleased our first renewables project in New York helps meet the sustainability goals and energy needs of LIPA's customers and offers economic benefits to the local community.
    2. Repurposing the former Tallgrass Golf Course into a solar site eliminates the use of pesticides and fertilizers on the property, protecting Long Island's fresh water aquifer.
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