Montross Solar, Gloucester Solar, and Grasshopper Solar

In April of 2019, Dominion Energy announced its joint effort with Facebook to substantially increase renewable energy generation with the addition of six new solar facilities that are dedicated to Facebook. Montross, Gloucester, and Grasshopper are located in Virginia and Gutenburg, Chestnut, and Pecan are located in northeast North Carolina.

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

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