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July 8, 2009 4:16 PM

Raleigh land to sprout solar panels

Ten city-owed acres at Raleigh's southeastern edge will soon be used to generate solar electricity under a plan approved by the City Council on Tuesday. The project, a public-private partnership involving Progress Energy Carolinas and two other companies, will allow Raleigh to burnish its green credentials without investing any taxpayer money.

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