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Cumberland Solar Facility

A photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility in Cumberland County, Virginia

  • Location

    Cumberland County, Virginia

  • Status

    Proposed

  • Capacity

    150MwW

  • Technology

    Solar (photovoltaic)

  • Investment

    $175M privately funded

Project Description

Cumberland Solar Facility is a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility in Cumberland County, Virginia that will turn energy from the sun’s rays into clean, economical and emission-free electricity for homes. Planned to be built in Cartersville community of Northern Cumberland County.

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.

Development Status

Construction expected to start in 2028.

Commercial operation expected 2030.

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Clean Renewable Energy

Solar energy’s many attributes, including clean, quiet, emission-free electricity generation, make it the fastest-growing form of electric generation in the U.S. today.