Category Archives: Energy

Xpress Natural Gas creating 50 jobs in Appomattox.

APPOMATTOX, Va. — Xpress Natural Gas will invest $7.8 million to establish a natural gas supply operation in the Appomattox Center for Business and Commerce. The project will create 50 new jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said, “This tremendous project is ...

Panda Power’s plant creating 800 construction jobs.

LEESBURG, Va. — Panda Power Funds held a groundbreaking ceremony for the natural gas power plant it began constructing in March near Leesburg. The Stonewall project is a 778-megawatt facility in Loudoun County scheduled to begin operation in mid-2017. ...

Amazon will build state’s largest solar farm.

ACCOMAC, Va. — Amazon Web Services has teamed with Community Energy to support the construction and operation of an 80 megawatt solar farm near Accomac in Accomack County called Amazon Solar Farm US East. This new solar farm is expected to start gener ...

Clean Energy Jobs legislation passed, signed.

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe performed a ceremonial signing of several bills that will significantly expand the growth of clean energy jobs in Virginia. McAuliffe was joined by a broad, bipartisan coalition of legislators, environmental leaders ...

Virginia Transformers powering up in Roanoke.

ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia Transformer has invested in new construction and equipment at its plant in Roanoke. The latest expansion by the manufacturer of custom power electric transformers added 5,400 square feet to the Roanoke Valley facility,  boosti ...

510nano bringing HQ, 113 jobs to Greensville County.

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. — 510nano, a developer of renewable energy projects and technologies, will invest $11 million to relocate its headquarters and establish a manufacturing operation in Greensville County. The company will construct a 100,000-squa ...