Two new solar projects get permits in Virginia

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe today announced the recent issuance of permits for two new solar projects to be built in Virginia. The first, a 20 megawatt (MW) facility under development by Coronal Development Services, will sit on approximately 275 acres in Dunnsville, part of Essex County. The second, also with 20 MW of capacity, will […]

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Virginia/Microsoft/Dominion partner on solar energy grid

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Dominion (NYSE: D) will partner to bring 20 megawatts (MW) of solar energy onto the grid in Virginia—enough energy to power 5,000 homes. Speaking at the announcement today in Richmond, Governor McAuliffe said, “This agreement is a solid step […]

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Gov. McAuliffe sets 8% solar energy target for Virginia

Monday, December 21, 2015

RICHMOND –Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth’s agencies will dramatically increase the use of renewable energy to power the state’s operations.  This initiative was announced as part of the formal release of the report compiled by the Governor’s Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission, and sets a renewable energy procurement target that will […]

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