Energy Transition Initiative
Informing policy and decision-making through research and working with Virginia localities to facilitate solar development
Virginia Flood Resilience Initiative
Helping communities assess their vulnerability to flood events and develop and implement actionable flood resilience plans, studies, and projects
WHO WE ARE
The Center for Economic and Policy Studies (CEPS) at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service provides local, state, and federal decision-makers; stakeholders; and the public with the research and tools they need to create informed policies that solve today’s complex problems. Our major areas of work include the Energy Transition Initiative, the Virginia Flood Resilience Initiative, and Economic Development.
Estimate the tax revenue localities can earn by investing in utility-scale solar development.
Solar Development Playbook
View this playbook that guides local governments in facilitating large-scale solar projects in Southwest Virginia.