Arlington County Partners with Dominion Energy to Help Achieve Energy Goals

The Arlington County Board today approved a partnership with Dominion Energy Virginia to purchase power from a solar farm in southern Virginia.

The project goes beyond the County’s adopted Community Energy Plan goal of having at least 50 percent of the electricity for County operations come from renewable sources by 2022.

The facility is expected to generate about 79,000 megawatt-hours of electricity per year for Arlington County’s government operations. That is more than 80 percent of the electricity used…