Statement in response to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the final rules which were announced by President Obama on August 3rd, 2015: August 3rd was an exciting day for Virginia, with the President’s unveiling the Clean Power Plan, one of the tremendous opportunities we have to create a more dynamic Virginia economy and power our […]
Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) will be the first public school division in Virginia to enter into a Power Purchase Agreement after reaching a formal agreement with Staunton, Va. based solar development firm Secure Futures LLC to install solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays on six public schools in Albemarle County.
Secure Futures and the University of Richmond have reached an agreement to install a 204 kW solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the campus’s Weinstein Recreation and Wellness Center. The agreement will be the first of its kind under the Power Purchase Agreement Pilot Program signed onto law in 2013.
Virginia shines a glimmer of light on renewables by passing a wind and solar “pilot” program, after a surprising about-face by Dominion Power in supporting PPA legislation in 2013.