The 2022 Virginia Solar Summit is returning to in-person programming April 27th & 28th in beautiful downtown Richmond, VA at the historic, gorgeous Altria Theater! Join us for 2+ difference-making days of immersive solar development experience featuring illuminating educational programming and impactful interactive sessions. Expect supercharged networking at this year‛s Virginia Solar Summit (VSS22) with 12 official networking events scheduled!
Our uniquely proactive networking style is anchored by old school Solar Socials, including an official pre-VSS22 cocktails & hors d‛oeuvres event April 26, for fun, casual networking with other early birds & early arrivals!
Co-hosted again by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Department of Energy, Appalachian Voices and the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at West Virginia University, this collaborative regional assembly gathers solar professionals of all disciplines as well as: nonprofit & institutional professionals, landowners, communities, solar developers, investors, utilities, policy makers, economic developers as well as state and federal governmental professionals.
How substantive is the robust program? VA DEQ will credit up to 8 Contact Hours for VSS22!
VSS22 is a resource-rich and action-oriented 3-day solar energy development event of the highest caliber consisting of a dynamic & diverse educational program that ranges from entry-level examination of the project lifecycle from conception through construction, operation & decommission, to deep policy dives, technical talks and market reports. Attendees can bring their issues to open Q&A forums for expert feedback or join economic development discussions exploring commercial and community benefits. Landowners & communities can bring their potential solar sites, attend free, see the solar development space working in real-time and, critically, access the solar development market directly.
Who, then, should register to attend the 2022 Virginia Solar Summit? ANYONE with a general interest in the practice or policy of solar power development in Greater Virginia, and EVERYONE with a specific interest in a solar power project!
We encourage one and all to attend this power-packed event for fresh perspective from the industry‛s most capable pro‛s and keen insights from government experts. Bring your questions and get them answered during Q&A‛s in every session or open Technical Assistance Town Halls with banks of experts fielding your questions. And experience the ultimate in networking by participating in the Solar Exchange—a uniquely VSS feature that offers a fun, fast-paced, face-to-face forum connecting VSS22 attendees; and matching landowners with solar developers.
Landowners, communities, counties, corporations or anyone else with a potential ground-mounted solar development site can enter it into the Solar Exchange to receive complimentary registration to attend the entire VSS22 experience completely FREE by signing up here >>
Public or private schools in Virginia or West Virginia can also enter their land OR rooftops on school property and also receive complimentary registration by signing potential projects on school property here >>
Add your spark to Greater Virginia‛s brightest future April 26, 27 & 28 by joining us in downtown Richmond at the Altria Theater and additional venues nearby for 3 brilliant days of connection, education and inspiration in 2022‛s can‛t miss solar energy event!
Following each morning’s illuminating educational sessions and engaging group lunch, this year’s electric Solar Exchange will seat VSS22 attendees in a unique networking round robin forum that matches participants for short, introductory conversations with each other to spark connections, collaboration, and potential solar projects.
A solar renaissance in Greater Virginia is being built by some of the planet's most capable professionals. Connect directly the work of public & private sector pros via an enriching, world-class educational program
Interact directly with energy, real estate and economic development professionals throughout this multi-day in-person solar energy extravaganza, including state/federal agency staff and project principals!
Engage other event participants by entering a fast-paced meet & greet forum and find your next project or friend. Landowners & schools entering a property/site to meet developers & pros will attend the entire event FREE!
Within the gorgeous & expansive spaces of the Altria Theater, numerous beautiful areas will be reserved for private conversations, group discussion, networking and adjacent Monroe Park is an incredible 3rd space!
At certain times of day, certain parlors at the historic and luxurious Altria Theater will be reserved for quiet study for those who need to break away from the action at the conference to write a quick note or email!
To make up for time lost, the 2022 Virginia Solar Summit is providing a total of 12 official networking events over 3 days, including 3 off-site venues each evening atop interesting spaces nearby the Altria Theater!