Goal 1 Strategies
Identify and develop sites that are ideal for solar development, making SWVA a hub for solar energy development.
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A. Identify and develop high-impact distributed solar projects.
B. Support the process to identify and develop utility-scale solar sites.
C. Identify financing options.
D. Act as a neutral hub to help connect property owners, developers, financiers.
The Utility-Scale Solar Playbook
The Solar Workgroup, in partnership with SolSmart and the Solar Foundation, has created an introductory guide for local governments to facilitate large-scale solar projects in Southwest Virginia. In a region that has a long history of energy production, solar technology offers enormous potential for economic development and job growth.