Duke Energy prospects in Northern Kentucky are benefiting from further clear, renewable solar energy due to a brand new utility-scale solar challenge.
Kentucky’s largest rooftop solar array – over 5,600 photovoltaic panels – is now producing power for space properties and companies. The array is situated on the roof of the 800,000-square-foot Amazon Air Hub, which is adjoining to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. This Duke Energy facility will feed as much as 2 MW of solar power straight onto the electrical distribution grid, energizing roughly 400 properties and companies within the space.
Duke Energy Kentucky is making cost-effective incremental additions to its present electrical era to assist development throughout the area and guarantee Northern Kentucky prospects profit from clear, inexpensive and dependable energy for a few years to come back.
This new solar challenge is a joint partnership between Amazon and Duke Energy, aligning with each firms’ renewable energy targets. The location on Amazon’s Air Hub is right for a number of causes, together with a considerable and accessible flat roof, which receives optimum daylight, and it’s close to the infrastructure wanted to feed the solar energy onto the distribution grid after which to close by prospects.
“We built Amazon’s Air Hub with sustainability in mind,” says Chris Roe, Amazon director of energy and sustainable operations. “We’re excited to host this solar project on our rooftop in collaboration with Duke Energy and help provide a new source of clean electricity to the local community.”
Duke Energy Ohio/Kentucky, a subsidiary of North Carolina-based Duke Energy, offers electrical service to 900,000 residential, business and industrial prospects in a 3,000-square-mile service space in Ohio and Kentucky.