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Department of Environmental Quality
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Small Renewable Wind Energy Projects Permit by Rule [9 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amendments Mandated by Chapter 368 of 2017 Acts of Assembly
 
General Information
Action Summary Amendments to the Small Renewable Energy Projects (Wind) Permit by Rule increase the size of a small renewable wind energy project from 100 to 150 MW. The amendments also require certification that the project is not proposed, developed, constructed or purchased by a person that is utility regulated under Title 56, stipulates that any projects commencing operation after July 1, 2017, are eligible for the Wind PBR and are exempt from State Corporation Commission environmental review if the project is proposed, developed, constructed or purchased by a public utility if the costs are not recovered from Virginia customers under base rates or the applicant is a utility aggregation cooperative formed Article 2 of chapter 9.1 of Title 56. The amendments are necessary to implement Chapter 368 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4 a
RIS Project Yes  [005132]
Associated Mandates Small Renewable Energy Projects/Permit by Rule Process
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7922 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2017.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: mary.major@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.