Executive Summary Attachment A - Notice of Intent Attachment B - Local Governing Body Form, Conditional Use Permit Attachment C - Interconnection Studies Attachment D - Interconnection Agreement Attachment E - Maximum Generation Capacity Certification Attachment F - State Threatened and Endangered Species Review Attachment G... Read more »

Spring Grove Solar II, LLC: Permit By Rule

Small Renewable Energy Project (Solar) Spring Grove Solar II I. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW The Spring Grove Solar II project (“Project”) is a 150 MW solar facility proposed by Spring Grove Solar II, LLC. The Project is located east of Spring Grove, Virginia, and spans Route 10, and is generally... Read more »

Procuring Utility-Scale Solar Projects (Can You Really Afford Not To?)

Even before the introduction of the RE100, internal and external stakeholders have been pushing organizations to minimize their impact on the environment by embracing renewable energy options like utility-scale solar power. Today, companies are continuing to use renewable energy growth to differentiate themselves as leaders with... Read more »

What Is Utility-Scale Solar? An Overview

Answers to the question“what is utility-scale solar?” vary greatly within the solar project development industry. While there is no official utility-scale solar definition, most, if not all, large scale solar projects share common characteristics.  What is Utility-Scale Solar Power? The primary defining characteristic of utility-scale solar projects are... Read more »

Public Notice Crystal Hill Solar Facility

PUBLIC NOTICE CRYSTAL HILL SOLAR FACILITY A solar renewable energy project is proposed to be located on approximately 631 acres at 2235 Crystal Hill Rd, Crystal Hill, VA 24539.  The project has been approved by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors under a Conditional Use Permit.  The proposed... Read more »

What Is A REC & How Do They Work?

How Do Renewable Energy Certificates Work? When renewable energy is produced, it goes into the local power grid and becomes indistinguishable from energy generated by other non-renewable sources. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) were created to help energy buyers distinguish between renewable and non-renewable energy sources, by accounting... Read more »

ITC Step Down: Understanding Solar Federal Tax Credits

The Federal Investment Tax Credit for solar energy is one of the most important federal policy initiatives to support the growth of renewable energy in the US. The ITC currently allows you to deduct 30% of the cost of installing a solar energy system, which has... Read more »

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