Virginia has enacted a suite of clean energy bills that will help expand renewable energy and energy efficiency across the state. The legislation increases opportunities for community solar, pumped storage, battery technologies, and green development zones, bringing a remarkable turn in a state that has generally lingered over clean energy development. Amid legislative efforts to advance Virginia’s clean energy future, the state’s largest utility Dominion Energy also presented solar as a central piece of its 2017 Integrated Resource Plan. The new legislative package and the underlying market developments set Virginia up for a sustainable energy policy that supports economic development.
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