Solar For All

On April 22, 2024, Virginia Energy announced it has been selected to receive $156 million for the Solar for All program through EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. The federal funding will result in more affordable energy through residential solar installations. This program will create new jobs, electric generation and economic benefits for underserved communities and low-income households.

What is the status of the Solar for All program in Virginia?

Funding for projects through Solar for All is currently NOT AVAILABLE. Virginia Energy will be in a planning period for the grant from September 2024- September 2025 to prepare for disbursement of the funds.

What projects qualify under this funding?

This funding is designated for residential-serving solar projects that result in a minimum of 20% savings in energy bills. Those projects include:

  • Residential solar for single family units (directly owned or third-party owned)
  • Shared solar subscriptions
  • Multifamily solar plus battery energy storage
  • Necessary upgrades for project deployment
   Residential  Commercial (housing)  Community Scale
 Generation  5KW- 25KW  10KW-3MW  0.5MW- 5MW
 Energy User  Resident  Organization/Resident  Subscribers
 Interconnection  Behind-the-Meter  Behind-the-Meter  Distribution Grid

Who qualifies?

Grant dollars are for low-income residents or those living in communities that are designated as underserved. Up to 50% of Virginia households may be eligible to participate in the Solar for All program

I'm a developer, what do I need to know?

The grant dollars are NOT AVAILABLE at this time. Virginia Energy staff will hold meetings with developers during the planning period from September 2024 - September 2025.

This website will be updated as new developments are made toward funding projects. To be added to our email distribution list, please send your information to Solar for All is federally funded through the Environmental Protection Agency's historic $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), which was created under the Inflation Reduction Act as part of President Biden's Investing in America agenda.