A 2013 state law limits how much solar power schools and other entities can buy from third-party projects.
In an interview with the Energy News Network, a vice president for the Virginia utility talks about the industry’s transformation.
An annual energy efficiency report card ranks Virginia poorly for utility programs, though some are hopeful for change.
“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.”
Yogaville leaders hope their investments in solar power send a message about opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.