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A Trifecta of SolUnesco Announcements

By |2018-10-10T12:40:46+00:00October 10th, 2018|Company Update, Industry, Virginia Solar|

They say good things come in threes. The SolUnesco team has worked hard all summer and has achieved a hattrick of exciting news to report. SolUnesco Partners with Apex Clean Energy On Sept 4, 2018, SolUnesco inked an agreement with Apex Clean Energy that resulted in the sale of 390 MW of SolUnesco’s pipeline. This agreement affects four projects: Carvers Creek, Moody Creek, Red Brick, and Rivanna, each of which ranges from 11 to 150 MWac. SolUnesco will continue to

Challenges and Opportunities in Virginia’s Solar Energy

By |2018-10-02T14:37:24+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Company Update, Industry, Land Use, Virginia Solar|

This past week, SolUnesco’s CEO , participated in a session entitled “The Rubin Group: Lessons from Virginia at Solar Power International. During the session, Hodsoll discussed how Virginia has rapidly become a clean energy state. In addition, Hodsoll discussed the challenges and opportunities that still exist for solar energy development in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia’s Painfully Slow Start Francis outlined three key interrelated challenges that the industry is facing: Inertia: Virginia is inhibited by an outdated regulatory system that

Decommissioning of Solar Sites: A Key Consideration of the Project

By |2018-09-10T12:39:32+00:00September 10th, 2018|Industry, Land Use, Virginia Solar|

As developers of projects that may have three decades of longevity in a community, we want to assure our neighbors that we will leave the land in the same or better condition than we found it. We know that this is also important to our communities, as questions about decommissioning have risen with virtually every solar project proposed in Virginia. In a comprehensive report, which can be downloaded here, SolUnesco has reviewed 45 county ordinances and 50 projects and found

Education and Local Business Leaders Partner Up for Learning at Seneca Ridge Middle School

By |2018-08-24T11:47:16+00:00August 24th, 2018|Charitable Giving, Company Update|

By Lea Maamari As part of SolUnesco’s Charitable Giving Program, we announced our first initiative at Seneca Ridge Middle School last May. To continue with that effort, SolUnesco helped coordinate a Professional Development day, held on August 16, with participants from the sponsoring partners and Seneca Ridge staff to further the discussions about the Partners Program. The Partners Program is designed to help middle school students embrace leadership and education as lifelong endeavors. Partners that are involved in this initiative

Realizing the Economic Benefits of Solar: The Virginia Solar Workforce Initiative

By |2018-06-06T11:51:40+00:00June 6th, 2018|Construction, Industry, News, Southeast, Virginia Solar|

by Francis Hodsoll and Jon Hillis Solar is Growing in the US More and more companies have made the commitment to purchase renewable energy as part of their sustainable business strategies. Large enterprises such as Microsoft, Kohl’s, Apple, The North Face are powered by solar, while Google, Marriott, McDonald’s and a majority of the Fortune 100 consider access to renewable energy as part of their investment decisions. Numerous companies have established their operations in locations where they can access solar

SolUnesco Launches Charitable Giving Program with First Initiative at Seneca Ridge Middle School

By |2018-05-15T13:56:19+00:00May 15th, 2018|Charitable Giving, Company Update|

by Lea Maamari SolUnesco is excited to announce the official launch of our charitable giving program—the SolUnesco Charitable Giving Program. As a community citizen, we seek opportunities to share our values and success in communities where we do business and with organizations—either local bodies or branches of larger agencies—that are serving local constituents through their programs. We seek out partners who share our philosophy and core values of trust, passion, creativity, community, and expertise. It is in this spirit that