Posts Tagged Solar Energy
Support for building solar farms on top of landfills is growing in Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 5, 2023
One of the problems for the growth of solar energy in Virginia has been finding a place to put all the solar panels. Michael Pope has this report on a potential solution to the problem.
Just how much should Virginians pay for solar energy?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 24, 2022
The dynamics of how solar energy will work in Virginia is far from settled. Michael Pope has this report on a debate over how much people should be charged for it.
State Senators want solar developers to study potential adverse impacts
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on February 18, 2022
The growth of solar energy in Virginia is creating concern among many people about solar farms, potentially putting green space in conflict with green energy. Michael Pope reports.
What Happens When the Sun Isn’t Shining? Virginia’s Need for Renewable Backups
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 24, 2021
Virginia is in the midst of a transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy. And as Michael Pope reports, that transition will require new ways to store energy for when it’s needed.
Some Localities in Virginia Throwing Shade at Solar Projects
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on August 17, 2021
The future’s so bright for solar energy, some local governments want to put on shades. Many planning commissions and county supervisors across Virginia are considering restrictions on solar panels. Michael Pope reports.