Virginia General Assembly Tag

If you have been wondering about the effect of Virginia's 2018 General Assembly session on electric regulation in Virginia, we have good news for you. The GreeneHurlocker Principles of Electric Utility Regulation in Virginia, the firm's complete guide to the state's electric regulation laws, has been...

The Regular Session of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly wrapped up on Saturday, February 25. While the approval of an amendment to Virginia’s biennial budget received the most attention, the session also resulted in some notable bills affecting the energy industry. In particular, the General...

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...

On July 1, 2016, a 2-1 majority of the SCC rejected a legal challenge to SB 1349, the so-called “electric rate freeze law,” which prevents the Commission from reducing the base rates of Dominion Virginia Power (“Dominion”) and Appalachian Power Company (“APCo”) until 2023 and...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="284" class="zemanta-img"] The Supreme Court of Virginia Building, adjacent to Capitol Square in Richmond, Virginia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] A group of industrial customers of Dominion Virginia Power (“Dominion”) recently asked the Supreme Court of Virginia to strike a controversial portion of the Virginia...

We’ve examined in detail the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) changes to implement Virginia’s 2009 “Small Renewable Energy Projects” legislation (VA Code 10.1-1197.6). The statute moved authority from the State Corporation Commission (“SCC”) to DEQ over protection of natural resources (specifically wildlife and historic...

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...

[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. ...