A bill that could boost Virginia’s efforts to participate in broader climate initiatives will get a hearing this week, but observers say it is unlikely to advance in a Republican-controlled state legislature.
Rocky Forge Wind wants to be operating in 2020, but first it needs to secure a partner to buy the generation.
Virginia utility regulators Thursday rejected most of Dominion Energy’s $6 billion proposal to modernize its electrical grid, stating that the cost to customers was too high.
Rep. Donald McEachin helped pull his home state along on advancing offshore wind. Now he’s trying to push the U.S. Congress to keep up with states on the full suite of clean energy.
Among the proposals: a project that would transform a former coal mine into a 3.5-megawatt solar farm.