Solar Energy

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DEQ developed the Solar Permit By Rule (PBR) Regulation and the Solar PBR Guidance. Information about the development of the regulations and guidance appears below.

Solar PBR Regulation  

The Solar PBR Regulation was published in the Virginia Register on June 18, 2012 and became effective on July 18, 2012.

Solar PBR Guidance

DEQ has developed guidance for the benefit of Solar PBR applicants, members of the public, and agency staff.  The Solar PBR Guidance addresses pre-construction natural resource analyses, mitigation plans, post-construction monitoring, and other PBR requirements and issues. Where appropriate, the Guidance discusses methods of performing the required regulatory tasks.

Documents & Resources

 

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Richmond, VA 23218
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