ESA Renewables (ESA), a leading turnkey solar solutions provider, today announced it has begun construction on a 1.3 MW commercial rooftop solar project in the city of New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina. This project is one of the largest rooftop photovoltaic (PV) arrays in eastern North Carolina, and will help bring clean, renewable solar energy to New Bern residents. Having executed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Progress Energy ESA expec ts the PV array to be completed in December of this year.

"We continue to be impressed by ESA's leadership in bringing solar energy onto our nation's electric grid with impactful projects like this," said Steve Levy, VP of Sales and Marketing for AE solar Energy. "AE is pleased to be a parnter in this project, and we look forward to collaborating with ESA on future solar projects."