Virginia Solar LLC is a Richmond-based developer of utility-scale solar projects in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The company was formed by a team of veteran renewable energy professionals. Based on their decades of experience developing several thousands of megawatts of greenfield wind and solar projects, the Virginia Solar team has developed a portfolio of several hundred of MW of utility-scale solar projects.
Virginia Solar’s first project, Scott-I Solar (17 MW AC ) located on 180 acres of harvested timberland in Powhatan County, will be operational by December 2016. Virginia Solar sold the Scott-I solar project to Dominion Virginia Power.
Virginia Solar’s second portfolio consists of four individual solar facilities, each of which are 20 MWAC in capacity: Buckingham Solar I, Sappony Solar, Scott-II Solar, and Correctional Solar. Virginia Solar signed a power purchase agreement with Amazon Web Services and sold the portfolio to Dominion Energy Inc. The solar projects are expected to be online in 2017.
Virginia Solar’s third project, UVA Hollyfield Solar (17 MWAC) located on 160 acres in King William county will start construction 2017 and be operation in 2018. Virginia Solar sold the UVA Hollyfield solar project to Dominion Virginia Power. The power is being sold to the University of Virginia.
Virginia Solar has completed 6 Conditional Use permits in Buckingham, Powhatan, New Kent, Sussex, and King William Counties which is (as of November 1, 2016) more than any other solar developer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Five of these projects with a combined nameplate capacity of 97 MW AC (more than 800 acres of solar panels) are scheduled to build in 2017.
Furthermore Virginia Solar is working on the development of numerous solar projects throughout Virginia for construction in 2018 and beyond.