Grasshopper Solar PV Park is an 80MW solar PV power project. It is located in Virginia, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2020. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by BayWa and Dominion Energy. The project is currently owned by Virginia Electric and Power with a stake of 100%.

Grasshopper Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 385.5 acres.

The project cost is $156m.

The project consists of 285,286 modules, each with 340W nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in September 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Meta Platforms under a power purchase agreement from 2019. The contracted capacity is 80MW.

Contractors involved

Electrical Consultants was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

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About BayWa

BayWa AG (BayWa), specializes in the wholesale and retail trade of industrial and agricultural goods. The company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, trades agricultural products, provides building materials solutions, and trades various fuels. BayWa’s agricultural products include grains, fruits, fertilizers, feedstuff, crop protection products and seeds. The company also offers construction materials and building components. BayWa offers mineral oils, lubricants and biodiesel and operates a network of fuel stations in Germany. The company markets products under various brand names including Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Valtra and Challenger, Lemken, Krone, Merlo, Joskin, and NEXT. It has operational presence in Germany, Austria, and other countries in Eastern Europe. BayWa is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

About Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy Inc (Dominion) is an integrated energy utility. It offers electricity, natural gas and related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; transmits, distributes, stores, and processes gas; and carries out LNG import and storage operations. Dominion produces electricity using natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear, hydro, biomass, wind, fuel cell and solar sources. Under long-term power purchase agreements, it purchases and sells electricity. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers across the eastern and Rocky Mountain regions in the US and has offices in various cities across the country. Dominion is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the US.


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