With signing the Session Law 2007-397, investor-owned utilities were from now on obliged to saturate up to 12.5% of their energy demand by using renewable energy resources or energy efficiency measures. In combination with the optimal regional conditions for renewable energy generation in North Carolina, many investors in this field were attracted. Three of them will be presented in the following article.
1. Leyline Renewable Capital (Durham)
The renewable energy investor with headquarter in Durham provides capital for renewable energy ventures. With the goal to accelerate the transition of the energy supply towards a more sustainable and clean energy future, Leyline Renewable capital already invested in more than 40 projects summing up to a potential renewable energy capacity of 4.7 GW. Besides wind and solar power, they also address projects in the field of battery storage, landfill gas and anaerobic digestion.
2. Cherokee Investment Partners (Releigh)
By aiming to generate superior social, environmental and economic returns, the Raleigh based investor provides capital for renewable energy projects. Since 1990, Cherokee Investment Partners was involved in more than 550 real estate assets in the environmental field.
3. Onward Energy (Charlotte)
Owning a portfolio of with a capacity of over 4 GW, Onward Energy invested in more than 40 projects within 16 states. Supporting the implementation of solar parks, wind farms and gas generation, the North Carolina based investor aims to build strong partnerships in order to expedite the energy transition. Thus, the environmental, social and governance impact is of huge importance for the renewable energy investor and motivates the experienced team to use their expertise for a effectively and efficiently implementation of energy generation.
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