Cumberland Solar Facility

Hecate Energy Cumberland LLC is a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility that will create a major source of emission-free, renewable energy for the residents and businesses of Cumberland County in Virginia.

Informational Open House

Thursday, May 25, 2023
5:30-7:30 PM
El Dorado Civic Center
201 E Central Avenue, El Dorado

Come visit with Hecate Energy to learn more about the El Dorado Solar Farm. The project team will be on-hand to discuss:

  • Project Overview
  • Community Benefits
  • Why Solar Energy
  • Permitting
  • Economic Benefits
  • Job Creation
  • Project Layout
  • Safety and Security
  • About Hecate Energy
  • And More!
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Proposed Project

  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility in Cumberland County, Virgina that will turn energy from the sun’s rays into clean, economical and emission-free electricity.
  • The planned Project site is located north of Columbia Road (Route 590) and east of Boston Hill Road (Route 605) in Northeastern Cumberland County in the Cartersville community.
  • $175 million privately funded infrastructure improvement which will create millions of dollars in new revenue for Cumberland County over the life of the project.
  • The Project will use panels that tilt to follow the sun, ensuring the Project is generating the maximum amount of energy each day.
  • Operation is quiet with no pollution and infrequent site activity once built.
  • The site will be surrounded by a wildlife-friendly perimeter fence and tree buffers to block most lines of sight, in accordance with the county solar ordinance.

Power Generation

150 MW

emission-free energy

Homes Powered

37,500

in Cumberland County

Community Benefit

$25M

in direct onsite wages during construction

Community and Environmental Benefits

Hecate Energy believes in establishing beneficial, collaborative partnerships with communities that host our projects. By working closely with local stakeholders, we can tailor projects to maximize benefits and reduce impact.

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Community Benefits

Cumberland Solar Facility will provide long-term, sustainable revenue to support local and regional projects and services.

Environmental Benefits

The solar-powered electricity generated will offset conventional emission producing sources, contributing to improved air quality and combatting climate change

Economic Opportunities

Cumberland Solar’s investment will result in millions in area economic stimulus including jobs created during construction and operations

Cumberland Solar’s investment will result in nearly $xx million in area economic stimulus including jobs created during construction and operations