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Martins Creek Solar

Martins Creek Solar Power

Project Highlights

  • Located in Murphy, North Carolina
  • Generates 1 megawatt of electricity, enough to power approximately 150 homes
  • Supplies electricity to the Tennessee Valley Authority through Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation under the terms of a 10-year power purchase agreement
  • Consists of 4,400 ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) panels

The power purchase agreement enables the elementary school to share in revenue created by the site’s electric generation, which is equivalent to the cost of staffing two full-time teachers.