Dominion Resources said it has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10 MW solar power facility in Clarke County, Virginia, from the project’s developer Hecate Energy and plans to acquire a second Virginia solar project from the developer. Dominion said it is preparing to purchase a the Cherrydale 20 MW solar farm under construction in Northampton County, Virginia in Q3.
Clarke County Solar has begun operating while Cherrydale has not yet been completed. Both projects have long-term power purchase agreements in place with Old Dominion Electric Cooperative. Dominion has more than 2,000 MW of solar generating capacity in operation or under development in nine states.