July 2014 - On June 23, 2014, George Washington University, George Washington University Hospital, and American University announced a 20-year agreement with Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, to purchase more than half of their power from three new solar power farms. The first of the three solar power farms, the Capital Partners Solar Project will be constructed near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in the summer of 2014. Once fully operational in 2015 with 243,000 solar panels, the three solar farms are expected to generate 123 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.
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2 DC Universities Make Deal To Buy Solar Power