Southwest Virginia prides itself on the production of energy, and this is just a different way of continuing the energy production. Many manufacturing companies are looking for communities and counties who are forward thinking and Russell County is working to make sure we are committed to our future,”
Lou A. Wallace, Elected Supervisor at Russell County Board of Supervisors
Created an online permitting checklist, increasing transparency for community members and solar installers.
Reviewed local zoning codes and identified restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development