Dominion Energy Virginia seeks solar generation proposals

Written By: Katherine Demetre
September 13, 2017

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Recently, Dominion Energy Virginia announced that they would be seeking bids for 10 megawatts of new solar generation for the Community Solar Pilot Program.

According to the company, a request for proposals (RFP) would be soliciting third-party bids for energy, capacity and renewable energy attributes from solar facilities up to 2 megawatts (direct current) in size, or up to 2 megawatt carve outs from larger facilities, located within and interconnected to Dominion Energy Virginia’s transmission and distribution footprint. The RFP outlined the proposal requirements and power purchase agreement terms, as well as the price and non-price evaluation criteria, which were developed with input from stakeholders.

The company stated that the Community Solar Pilot Program – which the company plans to file with the Virginia State Corporation Commission by early 2018 – is a voluntary program allowing customers to purchase energy from new solar facilities located in communities throughout Dominion Energy Virginia’s service area.