Interconnection stymies plan to graze sheep under Virginia solar project

Energy News Network: A family of farmers figured its innovative endeavor to graze heirloom sheep on their proposed 20-megawatt solar project would be warmly embraced by the same Eastern Shore jurisdiction that first ushered utility-scale sun power into Virginia three years ago.

Instead, they’ve received the cold shoulder — not from accommodating county and state officials, but from the local utility and the regional transmission organization.

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