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Solar Apprenticeship Program Benefits Southwest Virginia

A young man in a blue jacket stands between two older men wearing gray t-shirts. the roof of the brick building behind them is covered in solar panels.

A youth solar apprenticeship program is changing lives and accelerating the switch to green energy in Southwest Virginia.

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Solar Projects Shine in Southwest Virginia

Members of solar workgroup stand outside a high school

Collaborative efforts to bring solar to businesses, homes, schools and an abandoned mine move forward.

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A Milestone for Southwest Virginia Solar

This spring marks a poignant milestone for solar power in Southwest Virginia’s historic coal region. A 3.5-megawatt solar array, slated to be built on a former Wise County coal mine, is moving closer to fruition. The state’s Department of Mines,

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Solar Projects Advance in Southwest Virginia

The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia is helping to kickstart a second commercial-scale solar purchase program along with a bill that would support Virginia solar advances in the state legislature.

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Southwest Virginia Solar Workgroup Receives Award

The Southwest Virginia Solar Workgroup received the first Torchbearer award at the 2018 SWVA Economic Forum for its work on regional economic progress.

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