Strider Solar marks another shining achievement for NCRE
North Carolina Renewable Energy LLC (“NCRE”), just completed the installation of a new 5-megawatt solar array on farmland in Asheboro, North Carolina. This development was done in partnership with PS Renewables, and sold to Renew Petra, who will operate and maintain the solar farm.
The system was built on 32 acres of land at Strider Farm in Asheboro. The owner of the farm, Toby Strider, is a strong supporter of renewable energy. Strider stated, “Dan Shaffer (President, NCRE) and I met while I was working with other solar companies to put a solar farm on our property. The best experience I’ve had, has definitely been with Dan and his team at NCRE. My family has farmed for three generations, and solar is just another aspect of farming. Now we’re farming the sun! I can’t thank them enough for what they’ve done for me and my family”.
This project will provide clean, renewable energy for Randolph County, located in eastern North Carolina. The interconnection is through Randolph Electric EMC utility, and the off-taker utility is NCEMC. Situated on 32 acres of land, and comprised of 22,223 panels, the facility is expected to produce enough electricity to power more than one thousand homes.