Post Tagged with: "Virginia"

Energix and RPCS working on over 90 MW of solar tracker projects

Energix and RPCS working on over 90 MW of solar tracker projects

April 21, 2021 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

RPCS has partnered with Energix for the installation of trackers at three of Energix’s solar projects, Hollyfield II (17 MW), Mt. Jackson (22 MW), Buckingham II (28 MW), and Leatherwood (25 MW), and intends to collaborate on two additional projects, totaling approximately 50 MW. RPCS, a trusted partner of leadingRead More

RFP alert: Southwest Virginia needs a residential solar partner in coal country

RFP alert: Southwest Virginia needs a residential solar partner in coal country

February 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for partnership in the Southwest Virginia 2021 Residential Solar Program. The program will provide solar installation services for homeowners in the coalfield region. The workgroup is facilitating this program as part of its mission to utilize the developmentRead More

Sigora Solar, Isle of Wight County Schools bring solar power to the Virginia county

Sigora Solar, Isle of Wight County Schools bring solar power to the Virginia county

February 10, 2021 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

  Sigora Solar is partnering with Isle of Wight County Schools to install solar at seven county schools, making them some of first in the region to transition to clean, reliable energy while saving money and providing educational opportunities for students. Sigora signed a power purchasing agreement (PPA) to installRead More

New report highlights vast potential for large-scale solar in southwest Virginia

New report highlights vast potential for large-scale solar in southwest Virginia

January 4, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

A new playbook for local governments will help Southwest Virginia communities develop large-scale solar energy projects, taking advantage of the region’s widespread and largely untapped potential for solar development. The report, Large-Scale Solar Development: A Playbook for Southwest Virginia, will guide municipality and county governments that seek to facilitate large solarRead More

When complete, the Erath community solar project will be similar in size to recent Navisun and TurningPoint Energy solar project in Danville, VA (above).

United Cooperative Services, Navisun and TurningPoint building 10-MW community solar project in Texas

December 9, 2020 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

United Cooperative Services (United), Navisun, and TurningPoint Energy (TPE) started construction on the Erath Solar project in Erath County, TX. The 10-MW AC community solar plant is scheduled for completion in early February of next year. This is the second community solar project partnership between United and TPE. The first project,Read More

Savion sells 75 MW of Wythe County Solar Project in Virginia to Dominion Energy

Savion sells 75 MW of Wythe County Solar Project in Virginia to Dominion Energy

December 3, 2020 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Savion and Dominion Energy Virginia have signed a power purchase agreement to receive 75 megawatts of renewable solar power with Wythe County Solar Project, LLC, located in Wythe County in Southwest Virginia. The power purchase agreement is subject to approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission as part of aRead More

Catholic Energies helps entire Richmond, Virginia Diocese go solar (7 projects total)

Catholic Energies helps entire Richmond, Virginia Diocese go solar (7 projects total)

August 25, 2020 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

Seven Catholic communities in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, which stretches across much of Virginia, have completed or nearly completed solar projects with Catholic Energies this summer, representing a substantial injection of solar power across the Diocese’s churches and schools. The combined projects will generate over 1.6 million kilowatt hoursRead More

sPower closes on $700M for Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center in Virginia

sPower closes on $700M for Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center in Virginia

July 29, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

sPower, a renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), closed on $700+ million construction / term loan financing for Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center in Spotsylvania County, Va. At 620 MWdc, this is the largest solar project east of the Rockies. The project is currently under construction, with phases coming online thisRead More

Request for Qualifications for solar co-development partner issued in Virginia

Request for Qualifications for solar co-development partner issued in Virginia

June 16, 2020 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a solar co-development partner for commercial-scale solar projects throughout the seven-county coalfield region. The workgroup seeks to enter into an agreement to collaboratively identify, design, finance, and install cost-effective, commercial-scale solar projects. Interested firms are invited toRead More

New laws open the door for solar in Southwest Virginia

New laws open the door for solar in Southwest Virginia

June 15, 2020 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

The coal mining industry has been declining for decades in the far southwestern corner of Virginia, a trend made even worse of late due to the pandemic. The region has experienced a significant economic downturn as a result, with unemployment and poverty levels rising as no new opportunities have successfullyRead More