Virginia DEQ seeks input on 51-MW Sunnybrook Farm Solar project

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said Dec. 9 that it will take comment until Jan. 9 on an application from Sunnybrook Farm Solar LLC for a 51-MW (ac) solar project.

The department has received a notice of intent to submit the necessary documentation for a permit by rule for a small renewable energy project from Sunnybrook Farm Solar. The project is proposed to be located in Halifax County.

This will be a 51-MW (ac) photovoltaic facility located on portions of five parcels totalling approximately 340 acres off of Long Branch Lane ouside Scottsburg. The project will be comprised of about 210,000 polycrystalline solar colletors and associated equipment.

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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.