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New Solar and Energy Storage Projects Approved for Dominion Energy Virginia Customers

April 20, 2023
The SCC also approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) with 13 solar and energy storage projects – totaling more than 300 MW – that are owned by independent developers.

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has green-lighted close to two dozen new solar and energy storage projects to meet the customer demand of Dominion Energy Virginia. The SCC also approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) with 13 solar and energy storage projects – totaling more than 300 MW – that are owned by independent developers.

Once in operation, the projects will generate more than 800 megawatts (MW) of carbon-free electricity, enough to power about 200,000 Virginia homes at peak output. Because renewable energy does not require fuel, the projects are expected to deliver more than $250 million in fuel savings for customers during their first 10 years of operation.

The SCC approval includes nine solar projects and one energy storage project – totalling nearly 500 MW – that will be owned and operated by Dominion Energy Virginia. Two of the projects – Kings Creek Solar and Ivy Landfill Solar – will be built on previously developed land. Ivy Landfill Solar will be the company's first solar project developed on a former landfill.

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