Dominion Energy announced that it has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10MW solar power facility in Clarke County, Va. from Hecate Energy, LLC. The company also announced plans to purchase a 20MW solar farm under construction in Northampton County, Va. in the third quarter of 2017.
"Dominion Energy is pleased to aid in the expansion of solar power in the Commonwealth of Virginia," said Thomas F. Farrell, II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion Energy. "We see great promise in clean solar energy and believe it will be an ever-increasing portion of our company's fuel mix over the decades to come."
"Entering into this agreement is evidence of our commitment to supporting the development and production of renewable energy resources," said Jack Reasor, president and CEO of ODEC. "We are dedicated to being both reliable power providers to our member-owners and responsible environmental stewards. ODEC and Dominion Energy have a very successful history of partnerships that we look forward to continuing with these projects."