Solar Information

The Franklin County Planning Commission has reviewed and recommended a draft zoning ordinance amendment and comprehensive plan amendment for utility scale solar development in Franklin County. The Franklin County Board of Supervisors is currently reviewing the draft documents.

View the Franklin County Board of Supervisors May Meeting Agenda. See attachment #8 for solar work session information.

Job Training & Educational Opportunities

  • Americrew is an organization dedicated to training veterans to move into careers supporting our county's infrastructure. If you or a vet you know is interested in fiber optics, 5G and wireless, or clean energy check out their webpage.
  • New River Community College in Dublin, VA offers an Alternative Energy Career Studies Certificate Program to help you launch your solar career.
  • Contractors should review the licensing requirements for solar installers in Virginia.
  • The Solar Foundation's Solar Training Network offers career connections, education & workforce partnerships


Useful Solar Information


Solar Farm/Utility Scale Solar