The cost of solar panels has fallen by more than 50% over the last ten years, and Virginia is a national leader in new solar development. That’s why a team at the University of Virginia is advising communities on how to plan for solar arrays.
Community leaders and UVA faculty members are partnering on a wide range of projects through the new Equity Center, which aims to tangibly redress racial and socioeconomic inequality in university communities.
In 2020, Virginia passed legislation to offers localities two options to generate revenues from utility-scale solar and energy storage systems. This Inventory provides an interactive tool to explore and compare various revenue share ordinances that have been adopted through February 2023.