Montross Solar, Gloucester Solar, and Grasshopper Solar

In April of 2019, Dominion Energy announced is joint effort with Facebook to substantially increase renewable energy generation with the addition of six new solar facilities that will be dedicated to Facebook. The solar projects will be built in Dominion Energy's service area, with the Montross, Gloucester, and Chestnut solar projects located in Virginia and three facilities located in North Carolina.

  • Montross Solar, located in Westmoreland County, Virginia, is an approximately 20-megawatt facility and became operational in December of 2018.
  • Gloucester Solar, located in Gloucester County, Virginia, is an approximately 20-megawatt facility and became operational in April of 2019.
  • Grasshopper Solar, located in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, is anticipated to be an approximately 80-megawatt facility and is expected to become operational in late 2020.

The projects are all under a long-term renewable energy contract with Facebook.