BLACKBURN SOLAR PROJECT

About the Project

The Blackburn Solar Farm is an innovative solar project proposed for Catawba County, North Carolina that will have a capacity of 58 megawatts of clean, renewable, American-made energy. The Blackburn Solar project is more than solar panels - it represents a significant capital investment in North Carolina. Once operational, it will create good-paying jobs and millions in additional revenue for the local community.

It is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and the sun.

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Economic Benefits

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We believe in building strong partnerships and supporting the communities our projects call home. Get the facts and learn how the Blackburn Solar Project can enhance Catawba County.

HEALTH

The benefits of solar energy on health-related air quality are worth even more than the electricity itself.

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HEALTH
ENVIRONMENT

Solar energy has among the least environmental impacts of any form of electric generation.

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ENVIRONMENT
PROPERTY VALUE

Multiple studies have found solar projects have no significant impacts on property values.

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PROPERTY VALUE
DECOMMISSIONING

Decommissioning is the process of removing all components of the solar project and returning the land to its original condition.

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DECOMMISSIONING