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TopicsforDiscussion
•Third-PartyOwnershipofDERsinVirginia
•CleanPowerPlan
•Permitting/CPCNRequirements
•CommunitySolarConsiderations
•CompetitiveBiddingRequirementsforUtility-ScaleProjects
(Self-Buildv.PPAs)
•BiomassConversionProject
•WindPermitbyRule/SolarPermitbyRule
Third-PartyRenewableRetailSalesinVirginia
-Overview:
-WhileVirginiadoesnotprovideawhollycompetitiveenergymarket,optionsexistinVirginiaforalternativeenergysupply.
-ExistingVirginiaStatutes:
oVa.CodeSection§56-577(CompetitiveSupply)
“OnlyindividualretailcustomersofelectricenergywithintheCommonwealth,regardlessofcustomerclass,whosedemandduringthemost
recentcalendaryearexceededfivemegawattsbutdidnotexceedonepercentofthecustomer'sincumbentelectricutility'speakloadduringthe
mostrecentcalendaryearunlesssuchcustomerhadnoncoincidentpeakdemandinexcessof90megawattsincalendaryear2006oranyyear
thereafter,shallbepermittedtopurchaseelectricenergyfromanysupplierofelectricenergylicensedtosellretailelectricenergywithinthe
Commonwealth…”
“…IndividualretailcustomersofelectricenergywithintheCommonwealth,regardlessofcustomerclass,shallbepermitted…topurchase
electricenergyprovided100percentfromrenewableenergyfromanysupplierofelectricenergylicensedtosellretailelectricenergywithinthe
Commonwealth,otherthananyincumbentelectricutilitythatisnottheincumbentelectricutilityservingtheexclusiveserviceterritoryinwhich
suchacustomerislocated,iftheincumbentelectricutilityservingtheexclusiveserviceterritorydoesnotofferanapprovedtariffforelectric
energyprovided100percentfromrenewableenergy...”
oVa.CodeSection56-594(NetMetering)
Legislativeupdate(July1,2015):Increasedfrom500kWhto1MW,themaximumgeneratingcapacityofanelectricalgeneratingfacilityowned
oroperatedbyanelectricutility’snonresidentialcustomerthatmaybeeligibletoparticipateintheutility’snetmeteringprogram.
“Eligiblecustomer-generator”meansacustomerthatownsandoperates,orcontractswithotherpersonstoown,operate,orboth,an
electricalgeneratingfacilitythathasacapacityofnotmorethan20kilowattsforresidentialcustomersandnotmorethanone
megawattfornonresidentialcustomersonanelectricalgeneratingfacilityplacedinserviceafterJuly1,2015…”
Third-PartyRenewableRetailSalesinVirginia
-ExistingVirginiaPrograms:
-DominionPilotProgram–AllowsqualifiedcustomerstoenterintoaPowerPurchaseAgreementwithathirdparty
renewableenergysupplier.Theenergysuppliedmustcomefromawindorsolargeneratorlocatedonthecustomer’s
premise.
-TechnologyLimits
-Sizelimits
-Customerlimits
-SCCRegulatoryproceedings
-APCOPPARider(PUE-2015-00040)
-2016Legislation:
-HouseBillNo.1286wasintroducedonJanuary20,2016.
-Theproposedchangesprovideconsumersfullaccesstothirdpartyownedfinancingforon-siterenewableenergy,
andeliminatesbarrierstomatchingon-sitegenerationwithon-sitedemand.
-TheBillprovidesthesameaccesstofinancingasfoundin23otherstates.
-TheBilldoesnotimpacttheexistingeconomicsorvaluefortheconsumerorfortheutility.
-TheBillalsodoesNOTimpacttheutilities’operationsorinterconnectionproceduresinexistingstatutesand
regulations.
Third-PartyRenewableRetailSalesinVirginia
-2016DriversofThirdPartySales:
-UserGroupRFP’s:
-CouncilofIndependentCollegesinVirginia’sRFP:
-IssuedNovember16,2015,responsesdueJanuary22,2016.
-Goalofinstalling30MWofdistributedsolargenerationby2020atthecampusesofsomeofitsmembercolleges.
-ITCExtension:
-OnDecember18,2015,CongresspassedanextensionoftheSolarInvestmentTaxCredit.
-Extendsthe30%ITCforbothresidentialandcommercialprojectsthroughtheendof2019;dropsthecreditto26%in
2020;dropsto22%in2021;dropspermanentlyto10%forcommercialprojectsand0%forresidentialprojects.
-CleanPowerPlanImplementationinVirginia:
-EmissionsStandardPlanv.StateMeasuresPlan
-EmissionsStandardPlan:BasedonthesourceperformancestandardestablishedinthefinalEPAruleforaffectedcoal
andnaturalgasunits.Renewableenergycouldsupplement.
-StateMeasuresPlan:RelyonstateadoptedorsupportedmechanismssuchasRPSand/orenergyefficiencystandards
tomeetthestategoal.
GuidelinesRegardingNoticeInformationfora
ThirdPartyPPA
OnMarch14,2013,theVirginiaGeneralAssemblyapprovedChapter382
requiringtheVirginiaStateCorporationCommissiontoconductarenewable
energypilotprogramforthird-partypowerpurchaseagreementsandto
establishcertainguidelinesregardingitsimplementation.
PURPOSE
SCCmustestablishguidelinesconcerning(i)informationtobeprovidedin
writtennoticesand(ii)proceduresforcollectingandpostinginformation
derivedfromsuchnoticestotheCommission’swebsite.
APPLICABILITY
Applicabletoanyowneroroperatorofasolar-poweredorwind-powdered
electricgenerationfacilitylocatedonpremisesownedorleasedbyaneligible
customer-generator.Suchafacilityshallhavegenerationcapacityof50kWto
1MW.Aneligiblefacilityshallprovideelectricitytoonlyonecustomer.
Theowner-operatorshallbepermittedtoselltheelectricitygeneratedfrom
suchfacilityexclusivelytosucheligiblecustomer-generatorunderapower
purchaseagreementtoprovidesucheligiblecustomer-generatorthird-party
financingofthecostsofsucharenewablegenerationfacility.
Thepilotprogramislimitedto50MW.
GuidelinesRegardingNoticeInformationfora
ThirdPartyPPA(cont’d)
CONTENTSOFFILING
Theowner-operatorshallprovidewrittennoticetotheCommissionandthePilot
Utilitynotlessthan30calendardaysbeforetheeffectivedateofsuchagreement
andshallinclude,butnotbelimitedto,thefollowinginformation:
Identityofowner-operatoroftherenewableelectricgenerationfacility;
Thename,address,andundersealas“confidential”or“extraordinarily
sensitive”information,thePilotUtilityelectricaccountnumberofthe
eligiblecustomer-generator;
Locationofthepremise(s)uponwhichtherenewableelectricgeneration
facilitywillbeinstalled;
Renewablesourceoftheelectricgenerationfacility;
Generationcapacityoftherenewableelectricgenerationfacility
expressedtintermsofkWsavailablefordeliverytotheend-under
statedinalternatingcurrent(AC);
Expecteddatethattheelectricgenerationfacilitywillbeplacedin
service(“placedinservice”accordingto26U.S.C.§48)
GuidelinesRegardingNoticeInformationfora
ThirdPartyPPA(cont’d)
POSTINGANDTRACKINGVIASCCWEBSITE
PROGRAMCAPMANAGEMENT
TheCommissionbeganreviewofthepilotprogramin2015andwillcontinueeverytwoyears
thereafter.
Currently,thepilotisavailableonlyinDominion’sserviceterritory.
DOMINIONPPAsUNDERCURRENTPROGRAM
Since2013,notasinglefacilityhasgoneonline.Thereareseveralprojectsinthequeue.
VASCCCaseNo.PUE-2011-00107PetitionforDeclaratoryJudgment
GuidelinesRegardingNoticeInformationfora
ThirdPartyPPA(cont’d)
Virginia:Proposedv.FinalTargetRates
(poundspermegawatt-hour)
884
810
1047
934
0
200
400
600
800
1000
1200
InterimAverage(Pre-2030)Final(2030)
Proposed
Final
Virginia:Proposedv.FinalMassLimits(milliontons,
existingunitsonly)
22.8
20.9
29.5
27.4
0
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
InterimAverage(Pre-2030)Final(2030)
Proposed
Final
Rate-BasedOptions
National
Subcategory
EmissionRates
•Coal:
1,6071,305
•Gas:
877771
(2022)(2030)
StateEmission
Rates
•VirginiaCoal
andGas:
1,120934
(2022)(2030)
VariedEmission
RatesAmongUnits
•Overall,theState
muststillachieve
equivalentof
eitherthestate
ornational
subcategory
rates
Mass-BasedOptions
ExistingVirginia
UnitsOnly
•VirginiaCoal
andGas:
31.3million
(2022)
27.4million
(2030)
•Less“leakage”
adjustment
ExistingandNew
VirginiaUnits
•Bringinginnew
unitswould
increase
Virginia’smass
limitbyless
than0.5million
“complement”
StateMeasures
•Mustachieve
EPA’slimits;but,
todoso,canuse
measures
implemented
andenforceable
onlyunderstate
law
CPP-SixComplianceOptions
Rate-Based(Intensity)Compliance#CO2/MWh
1.Stateaverageemissionsperformancerate(VA=934#/MWh)
2.Subcategorizedperformancerates(dualrate)TradingReady
771#/MWhgasCCunits
1305#/MWhsteamunits(coal,gasboiler,heavyoil)
3.Uniqueemissionperformancerates(nottoexceedstatelimit)
Mass-BasedComplianceTonCap
1.EmissionsCap(existingunitsonly)TradingReady
Leakage
2.EmissionCap(allunits)TradingReady
IncludesnewCCs
Approx1.4%increaseintotalcap(notperyearbuttotalentireperiod)
3.Statemeasuredapproach(uniqueapproach)
CPP-VirginiaBestComplianceOptions
Rate-Based(Intensity)Compliance(#CO2/MWh)
Subcategorizednationalperformancerates(dualrate)
AllowsforgrowthwithinVirginia
Tradingready
CanearnGasShiftERCs
BeneficialtoRenewableGeneratorsandEnergyEfficiency
Helpspreserveoptionofnewnuclear
Stakeholderscanplan
Implementation:EM&Vandunittracking
Mass-BasedCompliance(TonCap)
EmissionsCap:existingunitsonly
AllowsforgrowthwithinVirginia
Tradingready
CanearnGasShiftAllowances(assumingsetaside)
Implementation:LessEM&VbutSetAsidesandLeakage
CPP-VirginiaBestComplianceOptions
Arate-basedapproachmaybebetterforeconomic
growth,betterforpromotingrenewablesandenergy
efficiency,andbetterforcustomersandVA'seconomy.
CurrentlyworkingaspartofastakeholderteamwithDEQ
whoisevaluatingalloptions.Thismaychangeoncethefinal
tradingrulesareknown.Anystate’spreferencewill
dependonmanyfactors,includinggeneratingmix.
Dominion’sIRPofferedleast-cost“non-complaint”planthatreliedsolelyonnaturalgas-
firedgeneration,aswellasfouralternateresourceplans–eachdesignedtocomplywiththe
CleanPowerPlan–whichsomecalltheCarbonRule.
Asoftheendoflastyear,Dominionhadsolarfacilitiesinserviceinsevenstates–from
CaliforniatoConnecticut–withmoreindevelopment.
Alltold,Dominionexpectstoinvestabout$3billioninvarioussolarprojects–inVirginia
andbeyond–with$700millionslatedforprojectsthatwillgeneratepowerforitscustomers.
Planscallfordevelopingmultiple,large-scalesolarprojectstotaling400megawattsof
generatingcapacity.Theseprojectsshouldbeoperationalby2020andbecapableof
producingenoughpowertosupplyabout100,000homes.
CPP-VirginiaBestComplianceOptions
162
VirginiaLegislation–
•Chapter771ofthe2011VirginiaActsofAssembly
•Chapter382ofthe2013VirginiaActsofAssembly
•Chapters431and432ofthe2015VirginiaActsof
Assembly
RenewableDistributedEnergy
163
VirginiaStateCorporationCommissionDockets–
•PUE-2011-00117:DVPDGSolarPartnershipProgram
•PUE-2012-00064:DVPDGSolarPurchaseProgram
•PUE-2012-00142:DVPRenewableGenerationPilotProgram
•PUE-2013-00045:3rdPartyRenewableGenerationPPAPilot
Program
•PUE-2015-00005:DVPDCSPilotProgram
•PUE-2015-00006:DVPRemingtonSolarCPCN
•PUE-2015-00040:APCoRenewableGenerationPilotProgram
•PUE-2015-00057:AmendedNetMeteringRules
•PUE-2015-00104:DVPSolarProjectsCPCN
RenewableDistributedEnergy
CommunitySolarConsiderations
-OverviewofCommunitySolar:
-Anarrangementwhichallowsnumerouscustomerstoinvestinonesolarprojectandsharethebenefits
(powerand/orfinancial)inreturn.Communitysolarallowsaccesstosolarenergybycustomerswhomay
otherwiselacksufficientcapitaltoinstalltheirownsolarprojectsorwhosepropertymaybeunsuitablefor
solarinstallation.
-Models:
-UtilitySponsoredModel:autilityprovidestheircustomerswiththeoptionofpurchasingrenewableenergy
fromasharedgeneratingfacility.
-On-BillCrediting:asharedgeneratingfacilityenablescustomerstoinvestinaportionofthesolarfacilityand
receiveacreditforthatportionoftheenergyproductionfromthesolarfacilityontheirutilitybill.
-SPEModel:customerscreateabusinessentitytodevelopasharedsolarfacility.
CommunitySolarConsiderations
-Minnesota’sCommunitySolarProgram:
-Enactedin2005,andsubsequentlyamended,theCommunity-BasedEnergyDevelopment(C-BED)Tariff(Minn.Stat.
§216B.1612)providesthatatariffistobeestablishedto“optimizelocal,regional,andstatebenefitsfromrenewable
energydevelopmentandtofacilitatewidespreaddevelopmentofcommunity-basedrenewnableenergyprojects
throughoutMinnesota.”
-TheC-BEDTariffprovidesthateachpublicutilityinMinnesotaisrequiredtofilewiththeMinnesotaPublicUtilities
Commissiontocreatea20-yearpowerpurchaseagreementforcommunity-ownedrenewableenergyprojects.
-TheC-BEDtariffratemustbehigherinthefirst10yearsofthePPAthanthefinal10years.
-2009legislationrequiresallutilitiestofilestandardcontractswiththeCommissionforthepurchaseofelectricityfrom
projectswitharatedcapacityof5MWorless.
-Inorderforarenewableenergyprojecttobeconsideredcommunity-basedandeligibleforC-BEDtariffs:
-(1)51%oftherevenuesfromthePPAmustflowtoMinnesota-basedownersandotherqualifyinglocalentities;
-(2)nosinglewindprojectinvestorcanownmorethan15%ofaprojectconsistingoftwoormorewindturbines,exceptforlocal
governmentswhichmaybethesoleownersofcommunity-basedprojects;
-(3)theprojectmusthavearesolutionofsupportadoptedbythecountyboardofeachcountyinwhichtheprojectistobelocated,
orinthecaseofaprojectlocatedwithintheboundariesofareservation,thetribalcouncilforthatreservation;and
-(4)allownersofpropertytraversedbytransmissionlinesservingtheprojectmustbegiventheopportunitytoinvest.
-[AsofSeptember2011,266.30MWofC-BEDprojectshadbeencompleted.]
CommunitySolarConsiderations
-NewYork’sCommunitySolarProgram:
-AspartoftheNYSUNInitiative,aimedatstimulatingNewYork’ssolarmarket,theNewYorkPublicService
CommissionintroducedtheNY-SUNIncentiveProgramtohelpreducethecostsofinstallingsolarsystemsin
NewYork.
-Aspartofsuchefforts,theNYCommissionrecentlylaunchedCommunitySolarNY,aprogramwhichseeks
tomakesolareasierandmoreaffordablethroughcommunity-driveninitiatives.Moreparticularly,the
SharedRenewablesinitiative(alsoknownasCommunityDistributedGenerationorCommunityDG)provides
opportunitiesforcustomerstoparticipatedirectlyinoff-siterenewableprojectsthroughnetmetering.
-CommunityDGwasenabledbytheNYCommissionthroughitsJuly2015Order(Case15-E-0082).
-Phase1ofCommunityDGbeganonOctober19,2015andallowsprojectstointerconnectifthey:
-ArelocatedinthenewCommunityDGOpportunityZonesdesignedbytheutilities;or
-Includelow-incomeresidentialcustomers,definedasacustomerparticipatinginaStateorutilityenergyassistance
program,asatleast20%oftheprojectmembership.
-CommunityDGprojectsmayinterconnectstatewidebeginningonMay1,2016.
CommunitySolarConsiderations
-NewYork’sCommunitySolarProgram,continued:
-Eachprojectmusthaveasponsor,whoownsoroperatestheproject,organizesthemembershipandcollaborates
withtheutility.
-Thesponsorwillprovidetheutilitywithalistofthemembersandtheirpercentallocationoftheproject’snet
meteringcreditspriortointerconnection.
-Eachprojectmusthaveatleast10members,andeachmembermustbeallocatedatleast1,000kWhperyear(not
toexceedtheirhistoricaverageannualconsumption);provided,however,nomorethan40%oftheCommunityDG
host’sexcessgenerationmayservememberswithanaveragemonthlypeakdemandof25kWorgreater.
-ThetermsoftheCommunityDGmembership(e.g.,paymentstructure)aregovernedbytheagreementbetweenthe
sponsorandmembers.
-Netmeteringcreditsareallocatedtomemberseachmonthbasedonthepercentageprovidedtotheutilitybythe
sponsor.
Diagram:file:///C:/Users/bwortham/Downloads/Community-
Distributed-Generation-Project-Developers.pdf
CommunitySolarConsiderations
-Virginia’s2016CommunitySolarLegislation:
-HouseBillNo.1285wasintroducedonJanuary20,2016.
-Authorizesinvestor-ownedelectricutilitiesandelectriccooperativestoestablishacommunityenergyprogram.
-Asubscriberacquiresasubscriptionthatentitlesthemtoaproportionalinterestinarenewableenergygenerationfacility
andtheyreceivesacreditontheirelectricutilitybill.
-SolarCo-OpsinVirginia:
-Asolarco-opisagroupofhomeownersinadefinedgeographicareawhousetheircombinedbulkbuyingpowertoreceive
discountsonthehomeowner’sindividualpurchaseofasolarsystemfortheirresidence.Theco-opgroupwillputoutarequest
forproposalsfromsolarinstallers.Eachbidfromthesolarinstallerwillcontainasetpricepertheamountofsolartheinstaller
wouldinstallontheindividualresidence’shome.Inotherwords,thisallowstheinstallerstomakeindividualizedproposalsto
eachoftheco-opmembers.Theco-opmemberswillselectaninstallertoinstallthesystemsoneachofthehomes,pursuant
towhicheachmemberwillenterintotheirowncontractwiththeinstaller.Inaddition,co-opmembershavethebenefitof
workingwithagrouptopooleducationandguidancethroughouttheinstallationprocess.
-Examples:
-RichmondSolarCo-Op
-MassanuttenSolarCo-Op
-RockbridgeAreaSolarCo-Op
CompetitiveBiddingRequirementsforUtility-ScaleProjects
-ExistingStatutoryRequirementstoAssessThird-PartyAlternatives:
-Va.Code§56-585.1A6
-Va.Code§56-585.1D
-What’shappenedrecently?
-Dominion’s2015SolarRFP
-ODECSolarRFP
-Recentregulatoryproceedings?
-RemingtonCase(PUE-2015-00006)
-NewCPCNfilings(PUE-2015-00104)
-WholesalePPAactivityinVirginia
-Amazon’sfacilityinAccomackCounty
-Clusterofprojects(250,000solarpanels)overapproximately900acresinAccomackCounty
-80MW(AC)enoughtopower15,000homesayear(representsmorethan5timesofallthesolarenergycurrentlyinstalledin
theCommonwealth)
-AmazontopurchasetheenergygeneratedfromthefacilityaspartofAmazon’splantouserenewableenergyforallits
infrastructure,includingmanydatacentersinNorthernVA
-TobecompletedbyOctober2016
Biomass
SUMMARY
InJune2011,DominionfiledwiththeSCCanapplicationtoamendandreissue
certificatesofpublicconvenienceandnecessityforapprovaltoconvertthreeelectric
coal-firedgenerationfacilitiesintobiomass-burningfacilities.Theconversionwould
decreasethenetcapacityratingforeachfacilityfrom63MWto51MW,but
increaseexpectedenergyproduction.
TheestimatedconstructioncostoftheConversionsisapproximately$165.8million,
excludingfinancingcosts.Pursuantto§56-585.1A6oftheCodeofthe
Commission’sRulesGoverningUtilityRateApplicationsandAnnualInformational
Filings,theCompanyseeksapprovalofarateadjustmentclause,designatedRider
B,fortherecoveryofcostsassociatedwiththeConversions.
Altavista,Hopewell,andSouthamptonPowerStationwereconventionalsteam
unitswithcoalstokerboilersandassociatedequipment.Thestationswere
convertedtoburnvirginbiomass,requiringmajorconversions:
Thestationfuelhandlingequipmentwaschangedoutinitsentiretyto
accommodatethedelivery,processing,anddistributionoffueltothe
boilerstobeburned.
Combustionsystemsandcomponentswerechanged/convertedto
accommodatethenewfuel.
AltavistabecameoperationalJuly12,2013,HopewellOctober18,2013,and
SouthamptonNovember28,2013.Postcommissioning,Dominioncontinuesto
identify,analyze,andresolveissuestooptimizeoperationofthesefacilities.
Biomass(cont’d)
ParallelGeneration:
InterconnectionwiththeGrid
ParallelGenerationwiththeGrid
•UtilityConsiderations
–Safety
–Reliabilityofthegridforallcustomers
–Gridmodificationsneededtoaccommodategenerator
interconnection
•RegulatedInterconnectionProcedures
–Chapter314oftheVirginiaAdministrativeCode
(distributionvoltage)
–PJMOpenAccessTransmissionTariff(transmission
voltage)
HighLevelViewofInterconnectProcess
Chapter314&PJM
-135BusinessDays
Multiplestudiesmayberequired
•CompletedRequest
Form
•ProofofSite
Control
•Fee/Deposit
•Reviewapplication
•Discusspotential
scope
•Determinescope,
protection
requirements,cost
estimatesand
constructiontime
estimates
•Interconnection
Agreementexecution
•Paymentofcharges
•Constructionofrequired
utilityupgrades
•Utilitywitnessingof
OperationalTeststo
enableoperationof
generationfacility
ApproximateTimeFrames(inmonths)
Interconnectionrequesttoexecutionofagreement7-12
Construction(dependingonrequirements
determinedbystudies)
9-24
Totaltimefromrequesttocompletion16-36
Generator
Interconnect
Request&
Analysis
Customer
Meeting
StudyAgreement
Execution&
Payment
Constructionof
Interconnection
Facilities
InterconnectionandNetMetering
-ExistingRegulations:
-20VAC-5-315(NetMeteredSystems)
-TimingandNoticeissues
-20VAC5-314(Non-NetMeteredSystems)
-TimingandNoticeissues
-2016Legislation:
-HouseBillNo.1286wasintroducedonJanuary20,2016.
-WouldcreatenewNet-Meteringclassificationof“eligiblemulti-metercustomer-generator.”
-Facilitatenetmeteringforcustomerswithmultiplemetersthatarelocatedatseparatebutcontiguoussites
toaggregateinasingleaccountfornetmeteringpurposes.
WindPermitbyRule/SolarPermitbyRule
-VADEQPermitbyRuleOverview:
-TheVirginiaDepartmentofEnvironmentalQuality(“DEQ”)wasinstructedbytheVirginiaGeneralAssemblytodeveloppermitbyrule
(“PBR”)regulationstoimplementVirginia’s2009“SmallRenewableEnergyProjects”legislation(Va.Code§10.1-1197.6).
-ThestatutemovedauthorityfromtheStateCorporationCommission(“SCC”)toDEQoverprotectionofnaturalresources(specifically
wildlifeandhistoricresources)withrespecttorenewableenergyprojects.
-DEQhasjurisdictiontoapprovePBRapplicationsforsolarprojectswitharatedcapacityof100megawattsorless,whiletheSCCretains
jurisdictionforprojectswitharatedcapacityover100megawatts(i.e.alternativetoCPCNprocess).
-Procedure:
-9VAC15-60setsforththeprocedureandrequirementsforanowneroroperatorofasmallsolarenergyprojecttoapply
foraPBR.
-Theregulationprovides14basicapplicationrequirements.
-Thesecriteriaincluderequirementssuchascertificationbythegoverningbodyofthelocalitywheretheprojectwillbelocatedthat
theprojectcomplieswithallapplicablelanduseordinances,acopyofthefinalinterconnectionagreement,acertificationsignedby
aprofessionalengineerlicensedinVirginiathatthemaximumgenerationcapacityoftheprojectdoesnotexceed100megawatts,an
analysisofthebeneficialandadverseimpactsoftheproposedprojectonnaturalresources,acertificationthattheapplicanthas
appliedforallnecessaryenvironmentalpermits,etc.
-Theregulationsfurtherprovidethatwithin90daysofreceivingalloftherequireddocumentsandtheappropriatefee,
DEQshalldetermine(afterconsultationwithotheragenciesintheSecretariatofNaturalResources)whetherthe
applicationiscompleteandwhetheritmeetstherequirementsoftheregulations.IfDEQdeterminesthatitdoes,then
DEQ“shallnotifytheapplicantinwritingthatheisauthorizedtoconstructandoperateasmallsolarenergyproject.”
WindPermitbyRule/SolarPermitbyRule
-DEQ’sOverviewofProcedure:
-RecentExample:Amazon’sFacilityinAccomackCounty
-Timing
-FinalPermit

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