Renewable energy Tag

As we previously discussed here, any person or entity who wishes to participate as a respondent in Dominion Virginia Power’s (“Dominion”) application for approval and certificates of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate three utility scale solar electric generating facilities must file a...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="178" class="zemanta-img"] (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] On December 21, 2015, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that, as a way to continue momentum in Virginia’s solar industry, state agencies will derive eight percent (8%) of their energy from solar sources within the next three (3) years. ...

In exciting news for the renewable energy industry, last Friday Congress passed (and the President signed) the $1.15 trillion federal spending bill that continued tax credits for renewable energy development. We consider these credits a powerful and useful incentive to continue the country’s momentum toward...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="261" class="zemanta-img"] monokristalline Solarzelle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The Richmond Community Solar Co-Op announced it will hold its next public information session on December 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Glen Allen Library located at 10501 Staples Mill Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060. The Co-Op consists...

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...

This is the theme of the MDV-SEIA’s Solar Focus 2015, which is just a month away. We’re attending the conference at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel from November 16-17. In fact, we’re sponsors! This is the East Coast’s premier Solar Policy Conference and there are pretty...

On October 30, 2015, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (the “SCC”) issued an Order for Notice and Hearing (the “Order”) in response to Dominion Virginia Power’s (“Dominion”) application for approval and certificates of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate three utility scale solar electric generating facilities...

On October 5, 2015, the Richmond Times Dispatch included an article on the ongoing debate between utilities and renewable energy advocates as to how Virginia will comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Power Plan.  The Clean Power Plan obligates states to...

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)...

Eric W. Hurlocker, co-managing partner of the GreeneHurlocker law firm, has been elected to a second term on the Board of the Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia Solar Energy Industry Association, association executive director Dana Sleeper announced recently. Hurlocker joined the MDV-SEIA Board of Directors...