Virginia agency gets notice on 48-MW solar project in Pulaski County

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said in a brief Dec. 22 posting that BM&D Ltd. has provided notice to the department of its intent to submit the necessary documentation for a permit by rule for a small solar energy project sited over two parcels in Pulaski County, Virginia.

This will be a 96,700-panel photovoltaic solar facility with a total capacity of 48 MWp installed on two sites totaling approximately 320 acres. Out of that, 40 MWp will be installed on a parcel along Cougar Trail Road and 8 MWp will be sited on a parcel in the New River Valley Commerce Park, both in Putaski County.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.