The Virginia Solar Summit will provide legal, political, tax, and zoning related information to local governmental planners considering the planning and zoning of solar power generation. Industry partners, state agency representatives, planners, and national leaders are expected to inform the discretion of local ordinance design.
Stephen S. Kalland, Executive Director of the Center, has over 25 years of experience in the renewable energy and energy efficiency fields. Steve directs the strategic vision of the Center and its programs, including programs ranging from technical assistance to economic development, public policy, and workforce development. Mr. Kalland currently ... Read More
At Va. Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, he serves as the Renewable Energy Program Manager. He works closely with state and local economic development agencies to promote the growth of Virginia’s alternative and renewable energy industry, as well as with numerous public, private and non-profit organizations to increase ... Read More
President and CEO of Secure Futures, LLC Tony brings over 30 years’ experience in energy efficiency, solar energy, and community economic development in Vermont, Pennsylvania and Virginia. He served as founding first chairman of the Philadelphia Solar Energy Association; founding Executive Director of the Community Energy Development Corporation in Philadelphia ... Read More
Damian Pitt, AICP
Dr. Damian Pitt, PhD, AICP, is an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Studies and Planning at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has a Masters in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and a PhD in Planning, Governance, and Globalization from Virginia Tech. His research specialization is in ... Read More