Firm plans 20-MW solar project in Culpeper County, Va.

Solar Access Development Group LLC has filed a notice with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that it plans to develop a potential 20-MW solar energy project in Culpeper County, Virginia.

The firm filed its notice of intent for a Small Renewable Energy Project Permit by Rule on Aug. 16.

The firm indicated that it plans to seek the necessary documentation for a project that would be located on 210 acres north of the intersection of Fairfield Lane and York Road and to the east of Stevensburg Road and will have a maximum capacity of 20 MW (ac). 

The project will consist of 81,662 solar panels, 14 inverters and associated equipment.

Culpeper is located roughly 65 miles from Washington, D.C. A brief Internet search identified Solar Access Development Group as having a business address in nearby Manassas, Virginia.

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