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Northam announces new solar project in Gloucester County

The Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for Strata Solar Development to construct and operate a new solar facility, Gloucester Solar, LLC, in Gloucester County. The 19.8 megawatt (MW) project will supply enough electricity to power more than 4,000 homes.


Where do I start with rooftop solar?

Good things may in fact come to those who wait. There’s never been a better time to go solar, given how much prices for panels have come down.


Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly?

If aesthetics is the reason you’ve been holding off on converting to solar, 2017 just might be the year for you to take the renewables leap.


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McAuliffe announces solar array installation on UVA Clemons Library

Governor McAuliffe today announced the first large solar project to be owned and operated by the University of Virginia.


Shenandoah Valley residents form solar co-op

Neighbors across the Shenandoah Valley have formed the Mountain and Valley Solar Co-op.


Dominion solar investment in Virginia approaches $1 billion

Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers.


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Dominion awards $50,000 to ArtStars winners

This year’s Dominion ArtStars award-winners are sure to contribute to the next generation of successful students as well as artists.


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Dominion Virginia Power adds more solar energy to the grid

Nearly 235,000 solar panels, with help from the sun, are at work for Dominion Virginia Power customers.


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UVA, Darden, Dominion Virginia Power launch ambitious solar partnership

UVA and its Darden School of Business have entered into an innovative solar power partnership with Dominion Virginia Power.


New solar facility project in New Kent County to power 3,400 households

Governor McAuliffe announced the permit for a new solar farm under development by Correctional Solar LLC, a subsidiary of Virginia Solar.


First Solyndra went under, then SunEdison: What is the future of solar?

Our domestic solar power capacity has seen a compound annual growth of nearly 60 percent over the last 10 years.


McAuliffe announces utility-scale solar project in Clarke County

Governor McAuliffe announced a permit for a new solar facility to be built in Clarke County.


McAuliffe announces Virginia’s first community solar project

Governor Terry McAuliffe today commissioned Virginia’s first community solar project at the BARC Electric facility in Rockbridge.


McAuliffe announces utility-scale solar project in Northampton County

Hecate Energy has received a permit for a new utility-scale solar facility to be built in Cape Charles in Northampton County.


Are there any resources or grants out there to help schools go solar?

Putting solar panels on your school is a great idea, not only to provide a free source of electricity, but also as a real-world way to teach students.


McAuliffe announces utility-scale solar project in Buckingham County

Governor McAuliffe announced Thursday a permit for a new solar facility to be built by Firestone Solar LLC, a subsidiary of Virginia Solar.


SCC considers revised plan to build solar generating facility in Fauquier County

The State Corporation Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed solar electric generating facility in Fauquier County.


Solar table created by student is first of its kind

As part of Virginia Tech’s Earth Week 2016 activities, the university will install its first solar powered table near Pritchard Hall.


State, Microsoft, Dominion partner for affordable solar energy

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft and Dominion will partner to bring 20 megawatts (MW) of solar energy onto the grid in Virginia


Earth Talk: The benefits of rooftop solar

In those states with ample sunshine and the legislative initiative to get solar panels on residential roofs, there has never been a better—or cheaper—time to put photovoltaic panels to use.


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Dominion Virginia Power, SunEnergy1 to install largest solar facility in Hampton Roads

Dominion Virginia Power is partnering with SunEnergy1 to install 91,803 solar panels at a new solar farm in Chesapeake.