VIRGINIA DISTRIBUTED SOLAR ALLIANCE
Clean Energy for All Virginians
BIG NEWS: VICTORY FOR ROOFTOP SOLAR AS STATE REGULATORS THROW OUT DOMINION’S NEW RULES
On August 30, 2023, the Virginia State Corporation Commission granted our request for injunctive relief and ruled that Dominion’s unnecessary and burdensome new interconnection requirements were illegal.
Special interests are trying to stop you from getting solar power. Help us fight back!
The Opportunity and the Threat
Today, Virginians have an unprecedented opportunity to make our state’s energy cleaner and cheaper.
But monopoly utilities and other moneyed special interests are trying to slow down or stop our state from joining the clean energy revolution by putting up barriers to customers who want to get their own solar panels.
Who Relies on Rooftop Solar
Virginia families and the places where they work, learn, worship, and heal rely on solar panels to make their own clean energy.
How Rooftop Solar Helps Everybody
Solar power installed on site directly helps homes and businesses save money and go green. But did you know that rooftop solar indirectly helps all Virginians, whether they have their own solar panels or not?
Learn below how the investment made by rooftop solar customers pays dividends to all citizens through a cleaner environment, a stronger economy, and electric power that’s both more reliable and more affordable.
Solar Success Stories
Leaders of schools, colleges, churches, hospitals and businesses talk about why they depend on rooftop solar.
Not only does solar power help the university address its significant commitment to environmental sustainability but [rooftop solar] also allows us to reduce our utility expenses.
David HaleUniversity of Richmond
Over the life of the solar program, we expect to realize $7.5 million in energy savings. And solar education programs help us put our students to work. It’s a win-win-win.
Greg MullinsWise County Public Schools
At the top of my list of project-based learning opportunities is the data from our solar systems. It’s nice to see students use what we put on the buildings. It’s not just something they look at everyday, they can even interact with it.
Lindsay SnoddyAlbemarle County Public Schools
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.Margaret Mead