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New grant program will provide funding for Southwest Va. schools to go solar

New grant program will provide funding for Southwest Va. schools to go solar

Cardinal News

Mar 20, 2023

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12 Prince William schools to get rooftop solar panels this year

12 Prince William schools to get rooftop solar panels this year

Prince William Times

Feb 28, 2023

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A close-up view of solar panels shows a blue sky with white clouds reflecting on the panels.

PWCS to Install Solar Power at 12 Schools

PWCS to Install Solar Power at 12 Schools

Prince William Living

Feb 24, 2023

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A group of students stand by their prototype solar power cleaner. The group consists of 3 male students and 1 female student.

Wise County, Norton students develop solar panel cleaner prototype

Wise County, Norton students develop solar panel cleaner prototype

News Times, Kingsport, TN

Feb 15, 2023

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Solar panels on a roof are tilted to face the sun, which is casting rays across the blue sky and white clouds.

Solar Panels Coming To 12 Prince William County Schools

Solar Panels Coming To 12 Prince William County Schools

Patch.com

Feb 14, 2023

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A tree stands in front of Calhoun County Middle/High School.

In a first, rooftop solar is installed on West Virginia public schools

In a first, rooftop solar is installed on West Virginia public schools

Electrek

Feb 13, 2023

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Overhead view of the CARITAS facility showing roof mounted solar panels.

Secure Solar Futures Installs Solar Array Atop Virginia Homeless Shelter

Secure Solar Futures Installs Solar Array Atop Virginia Homeless Shelter

CleanTechnica

Dec 27, 2022

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A team of workers poses next to solar panels.

Wage, Apprenticeship Requirements Bring New Challenges To Large Solar Projects

Wage, Apprenticeship Requirements Bring New Challenges To Large Solar Projects

Solar Power World

Dec 19, 2022

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Solar panels are arranged in rows on a shingle-roofed building.

BCPS enters solar agreement, will install systems at Montvale, Goodview Elementaries

BCPS enters solar agreement, will install systems at Montvale, Goodview Elementaries

ABC TV-13, Lynchburg, VA

Dec 14, 2022

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An aerial photo shows sun shining on the roof of CARITAS, a homeless shelter and recovery center in Richmond, Virginia. Solar panels can be seen on several parts of the roof.

Virginia homeless shelter and recovery center adds 313 kW rooftop solar array

Virginia homeless shelter and recovery center adds 313 kW rooftop solar array

pv Magazine

Dec 05, 2022

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Detailed view of solar panels being installed on a low-income house in Norfolk, Virginia. Large construction cranes can be seen in the background.

Shared solar launches in Virginia but still faces an uphill battle

Shared solar launches in Virginia but still faces an uphill battle

Virginia Mercury

Nov 29, 2022

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Students and administrators pose with staff from Secure Solar Futures in front of Wise Primary School in southwest Virginia.

Solar in the Coalfields: A Future Powered by the Sun

Solar in the Coalfields: A Future Powered by the Sun

Yes! We Rise Podcast

Nov 01, 2022

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Two men in hard hats install solar panels on the roof of a one-story house with beige siding.

Solar company empowers secured futures with new apprenticeship

Solar company empowers secured futures with new apprenticeship

WHSV-TV, Harrisonburg, VA

Oct 26, 2022

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Two solar apprentices work together to install solar power equipment on the roof of a public school building.

In Focus | Ryan McAllister & Daniel Kestner

In Focus | Ryan McAllister & Daniel Kestner

Virginia Public Media

Oct 13, 2022

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Black and white goats graze outside a fenced area containing a ground mounted solar panel array.

How Cash-Strapped Schools Are Benefiting From the Sun

How Cash-Strapped Schools Are Benefiting From the Sun

New York Times

Sep 15, 2022

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Solar panels cover the rounded roof of a NASA building. Another solar array shades the parking lot. Palm trees are visible in the background.

IRA Creating Pathways For Renewable Energy Careers In Appalachia

IRA Creating Pathways For Renewable Energy Careers In Appalachia

Clean Technica

Sep 14, 2022

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Two male students watch an instructor demonstrate a task in an electricity course at Wise County Career Tech Center in Wise, Virginia.

‘This is the future’: rural Virginia pivots from coal to green jobs

‘This is the future’: rural Virginia pivots from coal to green jobs

The Guardian

Sep 08, 2022

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm walks with Senator Tim Kaine and Secure Solar Futures CEO Ryan McAllister at a parking lot solar array in Lexington, Virginia.

Sen. Tim Kaine tours Lexington solar canopy, touts Inflation Reduction Act

Sen. Tim Kaine tours Lexington solar canopy, touts Inflation Reduction Act

Waynesboro News Virginian

Aug 27, 2022

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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm sit at a banquet table in Troutville, Virginia. An American flag can be seen in the background and green glass water bottles sit on the table.

Sen. Kaine tours Lexington solar canopy, Troutville green energy manufacturer

Sen. Kaine tours Lexington solar canopy, Troutville green energy manufacturer

WFXR TV Roanoke, VA

Aug 25, 2022

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Secure Solar Futures President Anthony Smith speaks with Senator Tim Kaine at a parking facility with solar panels in Lexington, Virginia.

Sen. Kaine visits health center, W&L

Sen. Kaine visits health center, W&L

The News Gazette, Lexington, Virginia

Aug 25, 2022

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Senator Tim Kaine, wearing a light blue shirt, speaks to the press at a solar panel canopy on the campus of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

U.S. Secretary of Energy, Senator discuss Inflation Reduction Act in Troutville, Lexington

U.S. Secretary of Energy, Senator discuss Inflation Reduction Act in Troutville, Lexington

WSLS TV-10 Roanoke

Aug 24, 2022

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Senator Tim Kaine speaks with a group beneath a solar panel array on the roof of a parking deck at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

U.S. Secretary of Energy and Sen. Kaine visit SWVA to talk clean energy

U.S. Secretary of Energy and Sen. Kaine visit SWVA to talk clean energy

WDBJ TV-7 Roanoke, VA

Aug 24, 2022

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Bedford County solar project approved

Bedford County solar project approved

Smith Mountain Eagle

Aug 24, 2022

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Three solar apprentices in high-visibility vests and white hard hats pose for the camera in southwest Virginia.

Solar Panels on Southwest Virginia Schools Signal a Diversifying Economy

Solar Panels on Southwest Virginia Schools Signal a Diversifying Economy

Appalachian Voice

Aug 23, 2022

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A male worker in a neon construction vest, white hard hat, work boots and sunglasses stands on a roof being prepared for solar panel installation.

A 10-year pipeline of solar jobs in coal country?

A 10-year pipeline of solar jobs in coal country?

Cardinal News

Aug 17, 2022

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A rural scene shows horses grazing in a green field behind a wooden fence. A large tree in the foreground filters the sunlight.

Bedford County schools to enter contract with solar firm in utilities cost-saving endeavor

Bedford County schools to enter contract with solar firm in utilities cost-saving endeavor

Roanoke Times

Aug 12, 2022

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A detailed view of ground mounted solar panels shows the grass beneath the array with shadows being cast by the canopy structure.

This federal climate bill is going to supercharge Virginia’s energy transition

This federal climate bill is going to supercharge Virginia’s energy transition

Virginia Mercury

Aug 09, 2022

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An aerial view shows a small town in the coalfield region of Virginia at sunset. Houses and farm fields are pictured, surrounded by green mountains.

Secure Futures’ apprenticeship program is creating solar jobs in Virginia coal country

Secure Futures’ apprenticeship program is creating solar jobs in Virginia coal country

Solar Power World

Jun 06, 2022

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Rows of solar panels are shown in a farm field with the sun reflecting off panels. The treeline and a tractor can be seen in the distance.

Letters to the Editor: A cleaner future

Letters to the Editor: A cleaner future

Richmond Times-Dispatch

May 03, 2022

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A large roadside sign for Massanutten Water Park. The primary sign is blue and oval shaped, and smaller, rectangular signs and stacked below it to advertise features in the park.

4-Acre Solar Farm Proposed Behind Massanutten’s Water Park

4-Acre Solar Farm Proposed Behind Massanutten’s Water Park

Daily News-Record, Harrisonburg, VA

Apr 21, 2022

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An aerial view of Masanutten Resort and Water Park. The Blue Ridge Mountains are pictured in the distance.

Massanutten Resort preparing to build solar farm

Massanutten Resort preparing to build solar farm

WHSV TV-3, Harrisonburg, VA

Apr 21, 2022

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An African American worker in an orange shirt, camouflage pants and white hard hat installs solar panels in a farm field.

Carilion NRV Medical Center reduces carbon footprint with solar panels

Carilion NRV Medical Center reduces carbon footprint with solar panels

WXFR TV Roanoke, VA

Apr 18, 2022

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