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On July 24, 2018, Dominion Energy Virginia (“Dominion”) filed a Grid Transformation Plan with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (“Commission” or “SCC”). The SCC has entered a procedural schedule for this case and set an evidentiary hearing for November 15, 2018. Dominion’s grid plan proposes to invest approximately...

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"...

Charlottesville Tomorrow has a nice piece on Riverbend Development’s plans to install a sizable solar panel array on one of its properties in the town. This follows on an installation earlier this year by the company on Starr Hill Brewery, nearby in Crozet, Virginia. As we noted...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="314" class="zemanta-img"] (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) recently authorized Apple to sell electricity in wholesale markets by approving the company’s request for “market-based rate authority.” FERC’s approval means that Apple will be able to sell excess power generated at...

The proposed regulations for Maryland's Community Solar Pilot Program were published in the Maryland Register on April 29, 2016.  Here is a link to the Community Solar Pilot Program rules as published. Under the proposed rules, customers that subscribe to a community solar energy generating...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="205" class="zemanta-img"] The Massachusetts State-house in Boston, Massachusetts (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] This week, the Massachusetts legislature reached an end to the solar impasse that existed in the Commonwealth, when the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate struck a deal regarding the net...

On February 9, 2016, the Maryland, DC, Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) and the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council will host Clean Energy Lobby Day (CELD) 2016. The event brings together the advanced energy businesses of Virginia with key legislators to advocate for clean technology...

We’ve just returned from Solar Focus 2015, the mid-Atlantic’s premier education and networking meeting for participants in the solar and renewable energy industry. As in past years, it was held in Washington, DC, and attracted a sell-out crowd. In an effort to keep everyone’s energy...

On Thursday, October 1, 2015, Dominion Virginia Power (“Dominion”), Virginia’s largest utility, announced its proposal to build three large-scale solar facilities with a combined capacity of 56 MW in three Virginia counties:  (i) 17 MW to be built on 165 acres in Powhatan County, (ii)...