Matthew Meares


Matthew is a principal of Richmond based Virginia Solar LLC, an independent developer of utility-scale solar projects in Virginia and Sunworks NC LLC a solar consulting firm. Matthew manages all engineering, development, permitting and interconnection processes regarding the Virginia Solar’s solar projects.  Virginia Solar’s first project, the 17 MW Scott-1 project located in Powhatan County, Virginia is being installed. Virginia Solar has received 6 conditional use permits and 2 state permit by rule permits.  Matthew has supported and advised investors which have acquired 775 MW and developed another 200 of utility scale solar projects since 2013. Matthew holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in French Language and Literature from North Carolina State University.