Solar energy

On March 20th, the Climate Access Fund and Solar United Neighbors of Maryland filed a petition asking the Maryland Public Service Commission to require Maryland utilities to provide consolidated billing for subscriber organizations participating in Maryland’s Community Solar Pilot Program. The petitioners want utilities to...

On October 24, 2018, Dominion Energy Virginia (Dominion) announced and issued an RFP seeking 500 MW of solar and on-shore wind generation. Projects must be at least 5 MW. Interested bidders can propose to either sell Dominion the project development assets or sell energy to...

On Wednesday, February 1, the Virginia State Corporation Commission approved an application filed by Dominion Virginia Power to construct and operate a 20 MW solar generating facility near the town of Remington, in Fauquier County. Virginia. Dominion will sell the output of the facility to...

Earlier this week, we were excited to see the news that Sigora Solar and Virginia Community Capital (VCC)  have partnered to provide a low interest financing option for Virginia companies wanting to install and use solar electricity generation assets in their businesses. This announcement comes...

Appalachian Power (“APCo”), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on January 19, 2017, seeking up to 25 megawatts alternating current (“MW AC”) of ground-mounted utility scale solar.  Pursuant to the terms of the RFP, the project must (i) be...

We saw the recent news that Dominion Virginia Power’s Isle of Wight solar array project delivered on time. The Woodland Solar development (19 MW) becomes one of the largest of its kind in the state. In December, Dominion brought three projects on line, including Woodland. [caption id="attachment_2498" align="alignright"...

As the 2017 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly heats up, we are keeping a close eye on legislation that could support the development of additional solar energy in the Commonwealth. As  noted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, there is significant regulatory uncertainty in Virginia...