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Virginia ranks 4th among states for solar installations

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia topped almost other states in solar installations in 2020, ranking fourth behind only California, Texas and Florida.


Report Finds That a Clean Energy Standard Is the ‘Linchpin’ of US Achieving Climate Goals

Energy Innovations’ modeling of pathways to net-zero emissions by 2050 in the U.S. highlights the central role of a clean-powered grid.

A solar panel in space is collecting energy that could one day be beamed to anywhere on Earth

Scientists working for the Pentagon have successfully tested a solar panel in space, designed as a prototype for a future system to send electricity from space back to any point on Earth.

New guide outlines potential for large-scale solar projects in SW Virginia

New guidelines for local governments will help Southwest Virginia communities develop large-scale solar energy projects.

Dominion Energy planning 498 MW of new solar projects in Virginia

Dominion Energy Virginia proposed its largest slate yet of new solar projects as the company moves forward to provide customers with more clean energy.

21 Virginia Schools Now Using Solar to Lower Carbon Footprint

Twenty-one schools across Virginia are reducing their carbon footprints by powering their operations with solar energy.

Virginia jumps to head of the class on school solar installations, report shows

Recent evolution in Virginia’s renewable energy policy has brought the state into the top 10 nationally for solar capacity installed in K-12 schools.

Dominion Energy proposes 9 solar projects in Virginia, enough to power 125K homes

Dominion Energy has proposed what it is referring to as its largest lineup of new solar projects to date.

SCC approves Dominion Virginia Power solar plant in Remington

State officials have given Dominion Virginia Power a green light to build and operate a solar electric-generating plant near Remington in Fauquier County.

Solar Panels Coming to SE Fairfax County Schools

As part of a major agreement, several schools and other buildings in Fairfax County are getting new solar panels.

Northern Virginians Go Solar: Local Efforts for Alternative Energy

The sun is a source of renewable energy that technology has enabled us to effectively harness.

Virginia solar program on track to maintain momentum despite pandemic

After a delay, a Charlottesville nonprofit expects the biggest numbers yet for its annual group-buying program.