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Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority

    Reference:
    » Code ยง 45.2-1902
  • Description: Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Development Authority is created as a a political subdivision with only those powers enumerated in Article 2 of Chapter 19 of Title 45.2. The Authority is established for the purposes of facilitating, coordinating, and supporting the development, either by the Authority or by other qualified entities, of the solar energy and energy storage industries and solar energy and energy storage projects by developing programs that increase the availability of financing for solar energy projects and energy storage projects; facilitating the increase of solar energy generation systems and energy storage projects on public and private sector facilities in the Commonwealth; promoting the growth of the Commonwealth's solar and energy storage industries; providing a hub for collaboration between entities, both public and private, to partner on solar energy projects and energy storage projects; and positioning the Commonwealth as a leader in research, development, commercialization, manufacturing, and deployment of energy storage technology. The Authority may also consult with research institutions, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and stakeholders as the Authority deems appropriate.
  • Expiration Date: July 1, 2025
  • Qualifications: Citizen members may include representatives of solar businesses, solar customers, renewable energy financiers, state and local government solar customers, and solar research academics.
  • Staff Contact:

    Ken Jurman, Renewable Program Manager, Virginia Department of Energy ken.jurman@dmme.virginia.gov

Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
 
Jon F. Hillis Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2019
The Honorable John "Jack" H. Rust, Jr. Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2022
Mr. Brian M. Gordon Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2021
Ken Hutcheson Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2022
Ms. Katharine Bond Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2023
Michael Herbert Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2024
8 Citizens Governor  
Vacancy (Dunn, Mr. Ryan L.) Speaker of the House  
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 0 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 0 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 15
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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