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A bipartisan group of Virginia senators said the shared solar program exists “in name only,” as it is prohibitively expensive for most customers.
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The 800 MW project still needs approval from state regulators, but construction could begin as early as 2025.
Also on the rise: Utility Dominion Energy Virginia enters rooftop solar space. New “on demand” rooftop solar investing platform. And more.
The company’s residential and commercial solar arm, BrightSuite, is a full-service provider of solar and EV charging.
The state’s Department of Environmental Quality has defined solar panels as impervious surfaces for the purpose of measuring stormwater, which will increase project cost requirements.