Aug 17, 2022
Danville City Council approves solar power agreement
Danville City Council unanimously voted Aug. 16 to approve a proposal authorizing the city manager to enter into a 15-year purchase power agreement with the company for 20 megawatts of solar energy capacity and renewable energy credits for up to $50 per megawatt-hour.
Jul 9, 2022
Charlotte Board of Supervisors Approves Permit for Largest Solar Facility in Virginia (So Far)
The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors approved a use permit for an 800 megawatt solar facility — the largest in Virginia so far, according to SoVaNow. That moves the Randolph Solar Project close to its sale from developer SolUnesco to Dominion Energy, which needs to reduce carbon emissions after the General Assembly passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act in 2020.
Jun 29, 2022
Large-scale solar facility gets approval, moves to Board
The Chesterfield County Planning Commission unanimously recommended for approval the county’s fifth large-scale solar energy facility last week on the heels of a work session dedicated to refining the zoning ordinances dedicated to such projects.
Apr 26, 2022
Virginia’s solar output more than doubles in one year
As localities across Virginia debate whether to welcome large-scale solar facilities into their backyards, a new survey provides data to back up what some of them already knew: The state has seen a boom in solar electricity generation over the last six years, with much of it concentrated in Central and Southside Virginia.