A yr in the past, Virginia didn’t register on the shortlist of fascinating storage markets to observe. It didn’t register on the lengthy record both — there merely wasn’t a lot taking place.
That modified out of the blue within the spring, when the legislature handed and Gov. Ralph Northam signed into regulation the Virginia Clear Financial system Act, which mandates a phaseout of fossil fuels by 2045. The regulation included an power storage mandate of three.1 gigawatts to be put in by 2035, one of the vital formidable targets within the nation.