The recent ribbon-cutting ceremony at Wise Primary School for a new rooftop solar installation was the result of years of effort and the latest marker of success in the effort to diversify the economy of seven coalfield counties in Virginia.
Note: This press release has been corrected to note that estimated savings are for the Wise County school system, not just Wise Primary School. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2022 CONTACT Emma Kelly, New Economy Field Coordinator, (865) 585-4939, firstname.lastname@example.org…
At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, members of the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia will gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new rooftop solar installation at Wise Primary School.
School solar projects demonstrate how Virginia’s coalfield counties are diversifying their economies and energy options with solar power.
Learn about several exciting updates on the bright future for Southwest Virginia’s growing solar energy industry, broken down into four categories: 1) residential solar, 2) commercial solar, 3) utility solar and 4) shared solar!
Two people and one organization based in Southwest Virginia tell their solar stories.
CONTACT: Chelsea Barnes, New Economy Program Manager, email@example.com, (276) 207-9636 Norton, Va. — The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia issued its Request for Proposals (RFP) for partnership in the Southwest Virginia 2021 Residential Solar Program. The program will provide solar…
Several public entities in the region are urging Appalachian Power Company to loosen their restrictive solar policies. On the sunnier side, Appalachian Voices and Iron Works Cycling secured a $25,000 grant for a solar array on the Big Stone Gap, Va., bicycle shop.
The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia is offering a program to help residents of eight localities see if solar makes financial sense for them and to help them save money on installations.
Pro-solar policy is crucial to bringing clean, renewable energy to Southwest Virginia and Appalachia as a whole.