Cube Hydro Carolinas, LLC, an affiliate of Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, has officially closed its deal with Alcoa Corporation to take ownership of four hydroelectric power plants with a total capacity of 215MW located along the Yadkin River in North Carolina.
With the addition of the four plants - High Rock, Tuckertown, Narrows and Falls - Cube Hydro Partners now operates 19 plants on 10 rivers in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina, with a combined capacity of more than 373MW.
“We are excited to officially take ownership of the Yadkin Project,” said Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, CEO of Cube Hydro Partners and former dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. “Investing in clean power in North Carolina has long been a goal of ours. We look forward to partnering with local leaders surrounding the Yadkin River to innovate and produce economic, environmental and social benefits for our new neighbors who live and work here.”