On June 10th, 2020, the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a co-development partner for commercial-scale solar projects throughout the seven-county coalfield region. The Workgroup seeks to enter into an agreement to collaboratively identify, design, develop, and install cost-effective, commercial-scale solar projects.

Click on the following links to download the RFQ materials:

Co-Developer Request for Qualifications

Appendix A: Virginia Solar Policy Context 

Appendix B: Rate Design in SWVA

Appendix C: Response Form

Appendix D: Proposing Firm Qualification Statement

June 10, 2020 Press Release

2020 RFQ Q&A Posted July 1, 2020

Important dates and deadlines include:

Project Milestone Date/Time
Issue Date June 10, 2020
RFQ Questions and Letters of Intent to Apply Due (electronic submission only to adam@appvoices.org) June 24, 2020
Pre-Submittal Call (optional)  June 30, 2020 10am EST
Response Due Date (electronic submission only to adam@appvoices.org) July 15, 2020
Video interviews if needed Late July/early August
Announcement of Partner Selected Week of August 3, 2020
Co-Development Launch Call Week of August 10, 2020