DGA applauds Governor Terry McAuliffe’s recent recognition that the state must increase its renewable energy to attract large, new businesses, such as information technology companies, to the state. As part of his recent announcement that Virginia’s government buildings will derive 8% of their electricity from solar energy within the next three years, Governor McAuliffe said “[Amazon, Google, and Microsoft] made it clear to me as governor that they will not put future plants in states that cannot provide them with renewable energy,” as reported by The Virginian Pilot. Click here to read full press release.