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Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality

General Notice
Notice of Intent: Sunfish Solar LLC permit by rule for a small renewable energy project RE0000306
Date Posted: 1/23/2024
Expiration Date: 2/22/2024
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
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Sunfish Solar LLC has provided the Department of Environmental Quality a notice of intent (NOI) to submit the necessary documents for a permit by rule for a small renewable energy project (solar) located in Orange County, pursuant to Virginia Regulation 9VAC15-60. The project name is Sunfish Solar; the DEQ project number is RE0000306.

The project will be in northern Orange County, east of U.S. Route 522 – Zachary Taylor Highway and south of the Rapidan River near the Orange County/Culpepper County border; the project will be centered at Latitude: 38.335072, Latitude: -77.938685. The proposed maximum generating capacity is 80 megawatts alternating current (MWAC) with approximately 588 acres of land disturbance and includes approximately 180,830 photovoltaic solar modules with an average of 580-watt panel rating. The project developer is BayWa r.e.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Amber Foster 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
Richmond, 23219
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