In Virginia, local governments bear the chief responsibility for siting renewable energy projects. In response to questions raised by local government representatives and others, DEQ convened an informal stakeholder group - the L
ocal Government O
utreach Stakeholder G
roup (LOG). With guidance from the LOG, model ordinances and other resources were developed, which local governments may choose to consult on renewable energy issues. The model utility scale wind ordinance and other resources are posted on this webpage.