Day & Zimmermann Helps Expand Clean Energy in Virginia

PHILADELPHIA, PA., April 30, 2024 — Day & Zimmermann (D&Z) announced today the completion of four community solar projects in Virginia. The solar arrays will generate a total of 23.28 megawatts direct current (MWDC) of clean, renewable energy for Virginia residents. D&Z oversaw the installation of the pile, racking, and modules for the Virginia-based solar arrays.

“We’re privileged to have played a part in helping to bring more clean, renewable power to the citizens of Virginia,” said Jason Dunaway, President, Union Operations, of D&Z Maintenance and Construction. “D&Z remains committed to a more sustainable future, providing skilled craft professionals well-paying, meaningful jobs and helping customers, communities and our country develop this important part of the energy mix.”

"This marks D&Z's first portfolio of solar projects in Virginia, and we’re excited for the opportunity to expand our solar footprint in the Mid-Atlantic," said Erik Galis, D&Z Vice President of Renewables. "We believe this portfolio of projects will make a significant impact in advancing Virginia's renewable energy goals.”

D&Z is a century-old, family-owned provider of construction and maintenance, engineering, staffing, and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Its Maintenance and Construction division specializes in delivering innovative, cost-effective solutions for plant and facility owners in the power, industrial, and government sectors. It has nearly 1 GW of managed solar construction project experience, including multiple solar projects up to 150 MW. Our Renewables Team holds North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certifications and continues to invest in training and development for our growing roster of experienced solar installation professionals.

Whether acting as an EPC, prime contractor, or mechanical and electrical installer, D&Z is passionate about each solar project completed, our partner’s success, and the communities each project supports.



When you’ve been around for more than a century, you learn a thing or two. At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better. Our 43,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say®


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