Date Posted: 2/25/2016
Expiration Date: 3/21/2016
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SunEnergy1 has submitted to the Department of Environmental Quality a notice of intent to submit the necessary documentation for a permit by rule (PBR) for the construction of a small renewable energy project (solar) in the City of Chesapeake, pursuant to 9VAC15-60 of the Virginia Administrative Code.
The notice of intent is for a 20 MW AC project that will be a ground-mounted solar photovoltaic facility utilizing a single-axis tracking system and comprised of approximately 90,000 solar modules. The facility will be constructed on approximately 250 acres for which SunEnergy 1 and/or its affiliates have secured a long-term lease. The site is located in the southernmost portion of the City of Chesapeake's governing boundary and is situated on the eastern side of Highway 17 and on the southern side of Ballahack Road near the intersection of these two roads. The site is zone A-1 Agricultural and rezoning will not be required; however, the City of Chesapeake will require the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for which an application is in process.