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Racehorse Solar

  • Racehorse Solar is a 12 MW-AC photovoltaic solar project under development in Caroline County, Virginia. The project has 150 acres under site control and anticipates a project size of 52 acres. The solar array will connect to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s distribution system via an existing distribution line.  
  • SolUnesco originated this project and manages landowner relations, community relations, site diligence, local permitting, the interconnection process, and commercial offtake agreements. 
  • Electricity from this Project is being marketed exclusively to REC (through ODEC), with a power purchase agreement in late-stage negotiations. If built, this project will provide clean electricity to the local community, to the benefit of the REC ratepayer.  

Status

  • Interconnection: All interconnection studies complete. Interconnection agreement with REC under final negotiations.  
  • Permitting: County Zoning Application in progress. Project ready to engage in DEQ Permit By Rule process once County zoning is achieved.  
  • Site Diligence: Phase 1 ESA, Topographic (flown LiDAR), and Wetland Delineation (USACE Confirmed) field surveys complete. Desktop Cultural Resource and Threatened and Endangered Species indicate no potential impact. Further due diligence is required as part of the DEQ permitting process.
  • To view or download the full site plan, click here.

Materials

Project Details

SIZE

12 MWac / power the equivalent of ~ 2,000 homes

LOCATION

Caroline County, VA

SITE PLAN: