An annual energy efficiency report card ranks Virginia poorly for utility programs, though some are hopeful for change.
An Eastern Shore farming family is frustrated to find that its solar project is at the mercy of the local utility and grid operator.
Annette Osso, now the managing director of Resilient Virginia, first delved into energy projects in the 1970s.
The organizer of a recent solar training program reunited participants for the projects at a Yogaville horse stable.
“I do believe that this location was selected because we are African Americans,” says 75-year-old activist Ella Rose. “People need to know our lives count, too.”