A solar renewable energy project is proposed to be located in Sussex County Virginia, on 371 acres across multiple parcels, on land south of 40 between the two intersections with Booth Rd. The site continues south across Booth road to Palestine Road. The solar project conceptually consists of 88,209 X 320 watt panels plus 9 X 2.5‐megawatt inverters which will provide a maximum 20 MWs of nameplate capacity. The project is seeking a conditional use permit from Sussex County.
The project design was based upon various engineering and environmental studies performed at the site over the last year. The project design will be in accordance with federal, state and local standard. Virginia Solar LLC, the developer of the project, welcomes the opportunity to discuss the project with interested parties and address their questions or concerns. This particular public participation is offered for the following purpose: (i) acquaint the public with the technical aspects of the proposed project, (ii) identify any issues of concern, (iii) facilitate communication, and (iv) establish a dialogue between Virginia Solar LLC and persons who may be affected by the project.
Any interested parties may contact the applicant to ask questions or provide comments as follows:
Virginia Solar LLC.
Attn: Matthew Meares
106 Woodhall Dr. Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23229
A public meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn Stony Creek 10476 Blue Star Highway, Stony Creek, Virginia, 23882, USA on June 21st from 6:30 until 8pm. Copies of the documentation submitted to Sussex County in support of the Conditional Use Permit including maps of the project area can be found at https://app.box.com/s/cpm1lrv6xuqqzhk8skcw9lj5bmecudoo.