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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 15. Department of Environmental Quality
Chapter 100. Small Energy Storage Facilities Permit by Rule
2/25/2024

9VAC15-100-120. Hybrid projects.

A. Applicants for a hybrid renewable energy and storage facility shall submit one application combining and satisfying the requirements of 9VAC15-100-30 and the application requirements for any other small renewable energy project that is applicable. The department may request any additional information beyond that listed in this section as needed in order that the application and final permit be correct and complete.

B. Applicants for a hybrid facility may combine the requirements for an analysis of the beneficial and adverse impacts on natural resources under 9VAC15-100-40 with those for similar analyses that are required for any other small renewable energy project that is applicable.

C. Applicants for a hybrid facility may combine the mitigation plan requirements of 9VAC15-100-60 with the mitigation plan requirements for any other small renewable energy project that is applicable.

D. Applicants for a hybrid facility may combine the site plan and context map requirements of 9VAC15-100-70 with the site plan and context map requirements for any other small renewable energy project that is applicable.

E. Applicants for a hybrid facility may combine the public participation requirements of 9VAC15-100-90 with the public participation requirements for any other small renewable energy project that is applicable.

F. Applicants for a hybrid facility are not subject to the fee for the small energy storage facility portion of the hybrid facility project set forth in 9VAC15-100-110.

G. The rated capacity of the small energy storage portion of a hybrid renewable energy and storage facility is not added to that of any other small renewable energy project that is part of the overall hybrid facility when determining the hybrid facility's qualification for a permit by rule.

H. The addition of a small energy storage facility subject to this chapter, if identified on the site plan of a permit by rule for a constructed or operating small renewable energy project, shall not be considered a modification to the small renewable energy project.

I. The addition of an electrical storage facility adjacent but beyond the approved site plan of an existing small renewable energy project shall not be considered a hybrid project.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1197.5 and 10.1-1197.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 11, eff. January 1, 2022.

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