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2,000+ solar panels to be installed at Canon’s IRT facility in Gloucester

Dominion Virginia Power will install more than 2,000 solar panels on the rooftop of Canon Virginia, Inc.’s (CVI) Industrial Resource Technologies (IRT) facility in Gloucester, making it the largest roof solar system in the commonwealth.


The project is part of Dominion’s Solar Partnership Program, in which Dominion leases rooftop or ground space at commercial, industrial or public facilities for installation of solar panels. When operational, the panels at the Gloucester facility will generate more than 500 kilowatts of electricity, enough to power about 125 homes.


“The Solar Partnership Program is designed to expand Dominion’s understanding of community-based solar energy by studying its impact and assessing its benefits,” said Ken Barker, Dominion’s vice president of customer solutions and energy conservation. “The Canon project is our largest installation to date and will enable us to evaluate the benefits of distribut...

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