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Duke Energy selects Rutherford County location for Site Readiness Program

RALEIGH, NC – Duke Energy has selected eight North Carolina properties for participation in this year’s Site Readiness Program to prepare them for business and industrial development.

Duke Energy’s award-winning endeavor identifies high-quality industrial sites in its service areas then collaborates with county leaders and local economic development professionals to develop a strategy for providing water, sewer, natural gas and electricity to the parcels.

Among the eight properties selected to participate in Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program is the Wade Matheny Farm site in Rutherford County. This 153-acre site located next to Forest City is adjacent to the US 74 Bypass with excellent access to both I-85 and I-26. The site also offers the potential for rail service.

Rutherford County Economic Development appreciates the opportunity to partner with Duke Energy for this economic development initiative.

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