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19039
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In December 2012, the federal Bureau of Ocean Management began to look to North Carolina for the leasing on wind farms in federal waters off the state. This first phase will gauge public and industry interests in potential offshore lease areas.
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30870
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Duke Energy Corporation and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, hope to build three wind turbines set in twenty-foot-deep waters about seven to ten miles into Pamlico Sound west of the Outer Banks village of Avon. A study released in June reported that offshore wind development is capable of generating enough electricity to fulfill North Carolina’s total power needs.
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36245
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Discussed was the increasing role that farmers have been playing in the development of renewable energy industries such as solar and wind. Examples profiled were a solar farm owned by Charlotte based Birdseye Renewable Energy LLC, located on a three hundred acre farm in Robeson County. Noted also was Duke’s Dogwood solar farm in Halifax County.
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36299
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A positive economic and occupational impact in North Carolina is possible through its growth in industries such as alternate energy. Such an impact is also perceived worldwide. Attesting to this domestic and international impact is insights from eight of the industry’s experts.