VA Businesses Power Up With Clean Energy: See Solar Success Stories

When businesses, governments, and schools turn towards solar energy, the financial and environmental results speak for themselves.

Commercial Solar Projects

Annual Environmental Impact is equivalent to the following:

25 Megawatts 33,750,000 WH/year

4,600 Homes

Powered for a year

2,600 Tons

of CO2 Avoided

Business: Hanover Foils

Capacity: 700 kilowatts

Cumulative Savings: $1.2 million

In addition to the energy cost savings since adopting renewable energy, Hanover Foils has realized additional business opportunities because of its customers’ desire to work with companies that operate sustainably.

Dominion Energy Solutions is the PPA provider, project developer, and performed QA/QC activities during installation of the system by our EPC partner. Now that the solar system is in service, Dominion Energy operates and maintains the system for optimal performance.    

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    • “We are generating electricity and saving money while helping the environment. Our solar array is exceeding all of our expectations for performance and savings.”
      Howard Hager, Owner
      Hanover Foils

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools

    Cumulative Savings: $4.2 million

    Capacity: 2.2 megawatts

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools partnered with Dominion Energy Solutions to provide sustainable energy through a power purchase agreement for four schools.

    Dominion Energy Solutions is the PPA provider and performed QA/QC activities during installation of the system by our EPC partner. Now that the solar systems are in service, Dominion Energy operates and maintains the systems for optimal performance.  

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      •  “We knew this is going to be one of the main ways to make a meaningful dent in emissions. The return on investment for a lot of these sustainability initiatives amazes [me]”
        Tim Cole, Sustainability Officer
        Virginia Beach City Public Schools

      Other Recent Projects:

        • Aquinton Elementary School & Cool Springs Primary School | Capacity: 1510 kW
          King William County Public Schools
          2020
          Aquinton & Cool Springs Elementary schools
        • Fluvanna County High School | Capacity: 750 kW
          Fluvanna County Public Schools
          2020
          Fluvanna County High
        • Hanover High School | Capacity: 270 kW
          Hanover County Public Schools
          2020
          Hanover High School
        • Laurel Meadow Elementary School | Capacity 360 kW
          Hanover County Public Schools
          2020
          Laurel Meadow Elementary_roof top solar at commercial building
        • Oak Knoll Middle School | 670 kW
          Hanover County Public Schools
          2020
          Hanover Oak Knoll Middle School
        • Flat Rock Elementary School | 250 kW
          Powhatan County Public Schools
          2020
          Powhatan Flat Rock Elementary_roof top solar at commercial building
        • Pocahontas Elementary School | 400 kW
          Powhatan County Public Schools
          2020
          Powhatan Pocahontas Elementary School
        • Powhatan Elementary School | 450 kW
          Powhatan County Public Schools
          2020
          Powhatan Elementary Rooftop solar panels on a school business commercial installation
        • Powhatan Middle School | 510 kW
          Powhatan County Public Schools
          2020
          Powhatan Middle School
        • Fleet Elementary School | 580 kW
          Arlington County Public Schools
          2020
          Fleet -Arlington Schools solar panels
        • Gatewood PEEP | 210 kW
          Newport News Public Schools
          2020
          Gatewood PEEP _ Newport News Public Schools
        • Suffield Academy | 600 kW
          Suffield Academy
          2020
          Suffield Academy
        • Fluvanna Middle School | 1060 kW
          Fluvanna County Public Schools
          2021
          Fluvanna Middle School_ solar panels
        • Henrico County Public Safety Building | 100 kW
          Henrico County
          2021
          Henrico County Public Safety Building
        • Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School | 290 kW
          Newport News Public Schools
          2021
          Katherine G. Johnson Elementary School - Newport News
        • Jouett Elementary School | 1000 kW
          Louisa County Public Schools
          2021
          Jouett Elementary School - Louisa County
        • Renaissance Academy | 890 kw
          City of Virginia Beach Public Schools
          2021
          Renaissance Academy
        • Hanover Foils | 710 kW
          Hanover Foils, LLC
          2021
          Hanover Foils
        • Holladay Elementary School | 220 kW
          Henrico County Public Schools
          2022
          Holladay Elementary Schools_Henrico County
        • Highland Springs High School | 880 kW
          Henrico County Public Schools
          2022
          Highland Springs High School_ Henrico County
        • Tucker High School | 1040 kW
          Henrico County Public Schools
          2022
          Tucker High School - Henrico County
        • Woodside High School | 930 kW
          Newport News Public Schools
          2022
          Woodside High School_solar panels
        • Princess Anne Middle School | 800 kW
          City of Virginia Beach Public Schools
          2022
          Princess Anne Middle School - solar panels
        • Tredegar Solar | 530 kW
          Dominion Energy
          2022
          Tredegar - Dominion Energy - solar panels
        • Harrowgate Elementary School | 300 kW
          Chesterfield County Public Schools
          2023
          Harrowgate Elementary - Chesterfield School solar panels

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