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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 project is now proceeding through the Virginia Permit by Rule process.

The project will have a maximum capacity of 65 Megawatts Alternating Current (AC) utilizing traditional photovoltaic solar modules which will rotate on a single axis to track the sun. Approximately 220,752 panels will be utilized with a maximum height of 12’.

We welcome the opportunity to present this project to interested parties. The purpose of the public participation is to (i) acquaint the public with the technical aspects of the proposed project and how the standards and the requirements of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality PBR regulations will be met, (ii) identify issues of concern, (iii) facilitate communication, and (iv) establish a dialogue between the owner or operator and persons who may be affected by the project.

A 30-day comment period, in accordance with 9VAC15-60-90 C will be held commencing August 13, 2019 through September 12, 2019. Any interested parties may contact the applicant to ask questions or provide comments as follows:

Urban Grid Solar Project, LLC
ATTN: James Crawford
337 Log Canoe Circle
Stevensville, MD 21666

A public meeting will be held in accordance with 9VAC15-60-90 C on Wednesday, August 28th from 6-7pm at Clays Mill Elementary School, located at 1011 Clays Mill School Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589.

Copies of the documentation to be submitted to the DEQ in support of the Permit by Rule application will be available for inspection on the following website: ( and at the Halifax County Administration Building, located at 1030 Mary Bethune Street, Suite LL1, Halifax, Virginia 24558 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

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