The county’s first-ever community solar projects generating power that goes back into the grid were approved at the August BZA meeting.
There is a lot to consider as the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors evaluate proposals and they want your input!
The Augusta County Planning Commission voted 4-3 against recommending to the Board of Supervisors that the 880-acre, 83 megawatt energy system was in “substantial accord” with the county’s comprehensive plan.
We commend Augusta County for the time and effort put into making sure solar projects in the county are well-sited and successful and that valuable natural resources and the quality of life of our communities are included in local planning efforts.
As we predicted back in 2019, the year 2020 saw a rising tide of utility-scale solar projects proposed in the...
Strata Solar requests a special use permit for an 83 MW utility-scale solar facility 1.5 miles north of Stuarts Draft.
Solar, particularly large utility scale projects intended to send power back into the grid, can sometimes become controversial as is...
The Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 at the May 22 meeting to deny the special use permit application...
At the April 10 Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting, the solar developer asked for and was granted a 30-day...
Augusta County coordinator Nancy Sorrells has been following closely the proposed 125 MW project near Stuarts Draft and Lyndhurst. This...
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