SCC to review plan for solar generating facility in Fauquier County

earth-newThe State Corporation Commission (SCC) will hold a public hearing in July regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to build and operate a 20 megawatt utility-scale solar electric generating facility near Remington in Fauquier County.

The proposed solar facility would be constructed on 280 acres of land owned by the company across from the company’s existing natural gas-fired Remington Power Station.

The public hearing will be held on July 16, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the Commission’s second floor courtroom located in the Tyler Building at 1300 East Main Street in downtown Richmond. Any person wishing to comment at the hearing should arrive early and sign in with the SCC bailiff.

Written comments on the proposal must be submitted by July 9, 2015. All correspondence should be sent to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118, and refer to case number PUE-2015-00006.

Persons desiring to submit comments electronically may do so at the SCC’s website: www.scc.virginia.gov/case. Click on the PUBLIC COMMENTS/NOTICES link and then the SUBMIT COMMENTS button for case number PUE-2015-00006.