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August 11th, 2010

Researcher plans to build solar farms in N.C.

Abstract:
Solar technology startup 510nano is closing in on a deal to buy land in Northampton County for a solar farm the company says will demonstrate its technology to generate power from the sun in a new way.

Gary Brown, economic development director for Northampton County, says 510nano and the county have reached a memorandum of understanding for the company to buy 25 acres for $210,000. Northampton County is about 100 miles northeast of Raleigh.

Scientist and entrepreneur Reginald Parker, CEO of and the force behind 510nano, says he plans to open the solar farm in two to three months. Parker previously was CTO of Austin, Texas, nanotechnology company Nanotailor and also has worked for Boston Consulting Group and Rohm and Haas.

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