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The kickoff of the Virginia General Assembly’s 2024 Legislative Session brought the introduction of two bills proposing significant changes to the permitting process for commercial-scale solar and energy storage, in response to an emerging trend of localities implementing policy roadblocks to renewable energy development. ...

GreeneHurlocker is pleased to announce that two of its lawyers were recently recognized by the Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance (“VA-REA”). Eric Hurlocker, who has served the renewable energy industry in Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic for decades, was one of two recipients of the Virginia...

Large-scale solar development is widespread in rural Virginia. Such projects usually require special use permit approval at the county level, among other actions. In the face of citizen opposition to large solar projects, often of the "not in my backyard" variety, some Virginia county governing bodies...

Virginia Commission Approves Keydet Solar Facilities, Allows for Amendments to Solar CPCNs On May 30, 2023, the Virginia State Corporation Commission issued a final order granting Keydet Solar Company, LLC’s (“Keydet”) application for certificates of public convenience and necessity (“CPCNs”) for a 145 MW solar facility...