The State Energy Office serves as support for clean energy deployment across the Commonwealth. Clean energy programs focus on ease of deployment, equal access and contributions toward a carbon free electric grid.
Clean Energy Virginia
Expanding Access to Clean Energy and Growing the Clean Energy Jobs of the Future!
The Virginia Clean Economy Act of 2020 set several clean energy goals for the Commonwealth. The Clean Energy Virginia Dashboard was created as a way to measure that progress and make it available for anyone to view. This dashboard is a collaboration between the University of Virginia and Virginia Energy. Click below to learn more about these programs:
Virginia Energy's has three main focus areas when it comes to Clean Energy. The agency focuses on solar, wind and sustainable transportation, including alternative fuels and vehicles. While there are many other clean energy sources, our program provides resources to assist localities, interested companies and residents in deploying these three. Click on the image below to learn more about these programs:
Clean Energy Advisory Board
The Clean Energy Advisory Board was created to establish a pilot program for disbursing loans or rebates for the installation of solar energy. The installations would be specific to low and moderate income households through the Low to Moderate Income Solar Loan and Rebate Fund. Learn more about the Clean Energy Advisory Board here »
Carbon Emitting Facility Retirement
To prepare for anticipated closures of carbon emitting facilities, Governor Northam signed HB 1834 into law on March 11, 2021, which created several legal requirements for utilities and localities to report on and prepare for facility closures. Additionally, it requires Virginia Energy to provide information to the public listing the facilities subject to these requirements and their anticipated closure dates. Learn more about Carbon Emitting Facility Retirement »