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Gov. Northam Executive Order Sets 100% Carbon-Free Goal by 2050. That’s...

See below for Gov. Northam's statement on his executive order "to expand access to renewable energy, support clean energy jobs of the future." A...

Governor Northam Announces Three New Solar Installations on State Facilities 

The following press release is from Gov. Ralph Northam's office. I'd say this is good in and of itself, but that we need to...

Fairfax County Plans a Historic Solar Buy—If Dominion Energy Doesn’t Stand...

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA In June, Fairfax County announced it was seeking proposals from solar companies to install...

With the Arctic on Fire and Greenland’s Glaciers Melting, Here’s Some...

With the Arctic on fire, Greenland in the midst of a glacier-melting heat wave, and a climate-science-denying ignoramus and fossil-fuel industry tool in the...

STILL Confused Why Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines Must Be...

At this point, given the overwhelming amount of anecdotal and scientific evidence (e.g., the current heat waves in Alaska and Europe; another hottest month...

Solar + Storage Bypassed in Dominion Virginia’s Resource Plan

by energy/enviro policy analyst Will Driscoll; reposted with permission from PV Magazine Even when a utility uses one of the best resource planning models available,...

Dick Saslaw’s Dirty Energy Deception

by Kindler I expect Republicans to lie to me, but not Democrats. That’s why I was taken aback by the recent mailer from my Senator,...

sPower’s 500 MW Solar Project to Become Among Largest in U.S.

Great news (see press release, below); Spotsylvania County did the right thing, didn't give in to the disinformation campaign against this solar facility, and...

Virginia’s AES offers solar+storage for 8 cents/kWh

Virginia's AES Corporation has offered solar plus storage at 8 cents/kWh in Hawaii, and could likely beat that price for Virginia. Meanwhile, Dominion's latest plan...

Charles City County Approves $415 Million, 340 MW Solar Project

See below for a press release from Charles City County and sPower, and note that Virginia needs about twenty more projects this size, combined...