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Dominion solar investment in Virginia approaches $1 billion

Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers.


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Dominion awards $50,000 to ArtStars winners

This year’s Dominion ArtStars award-winners are sure to contribute to the next generation of successful students as well as artists.


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Dominion Virginia Power adds more solar energy to the grid

Nearly 235,000 solar panels, with help from the sun, are at work for Dominion Virginia Power customers.


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University of Virginia, Dominion Virginia Power celebrate solar energy partnership

The University of Virginia and Dominion Virginia Power on Tuesday inaugurated two rooftop-mounted solar arrays on Grounds.


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More solar generation on tap for Dominion Virginia Power customers

More solar energy generation is on the horizon for Dominion Virginia Power customers as the company works to complete three large-scale solar facilities.


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Dominion Virginia Power sets multiple energy-use records

Customers in the area served by Dominion Virginia Power set several all-time monthly records for electricity usage this summer.


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Dominion accepting applications for community needs grants

Nonprofit organizations in the regions served by Dominion are invited to apply for grants of up to $50,000 each for programs that provide essential community services.


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Dominion awards $1 million for programs exploring energy, environment

From wetland restoration to green roof technology, this year’s Dominion educational grants will engage students of all ages.


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Three Dominion Virginia Power solar facilities to generate 800 jobs in Virginia

Hundreds of local jobs in construction will be created as Dominion Virginia Power prepares to build three large-scale solar energy facilities in Virginia.


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Dominion’s EnergyShare program helps more than 12,000 Virginians

Dominion Virginia Power’s expanded EnergyShare program has already helped 10,740 families and individuals with bill payment assistance.


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SCC approves three Dominion solar generation projects

The State Corporation Commission has approved an application by Dominion Virginia Power to construct and operate three solar generation facilities.


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Sierra Club letter details potential Atlantic Coast Pipeline antitrust violations

The Sierra Club is raising issue with the role of Dominion Resources LLC and Duke Energy as partners in the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).


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Dominion starts construction on $1.3 billion Greensville County Power Station

Dominion Virginia Power has begun construction on its 1,588- megawatt Greensville County Power Station.


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Dominion Voltage awarded patent for Volt/VAR optimization

Dominion Voltage Inc., a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources, was recently awarded a patent related to its proprietary Volt/VAR optimization system.


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Dominion’s eBill enrollments climb over 1 million

More than 1 million Dominion Virginia Power customers are now enrolled in eBill — Dominion’s paperless billing program.


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Groups: Strict pollution controls for Greensville plant should be applied to ACP

The DEQ has imposed precedent-setting protections against greenhouse gases from Dominion Power’s proposed gas power plant in Greensville County.


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Dominion considers options for offshore wind project after federal grant withdrawal

Dominion is assessing options for its proposed offshore wind project with the U.S. Department of Energy withdrawing $40 million in funding.


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SCC sets lower fuel rate for Dominion Virginia Power

The State Corporation Commission has established a lower fuel rate for Dominion Virginia Power that will be effective for usage on July 1.


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Dominion declares quarterly dividend of 70 cents

The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 70 cents per share of common stock.


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Dominion Virginia Power proposes reduction in customer bills

Dominion Virginia Power customers can expect to see lower electricity bills this summer if a fuel rate proposal is approved by the SCC.


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Dominion customers urged to call 8-1-1 before starting any digging projects

Every six minutes, someone strikes and damages an underground utility line, but you can help defend your neighborhood.


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Brunswick Power Station producing electricity for customers

The 1,358 megawatt, environmentally clean Brunswick Power Station began producing electricity for Dominion customers on Monday.


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Dominion, Prince William County agree to wastewater discharge plan

Dominion and Prince William County have reached a settlement agreement on releasing treated water from coal ash ponds at the Possum Point Power Station.


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Dominion, James River Association agree to wastewater discharge plan at Bremo Power Station

Dominion and the James River Association have reached a settlement on discharges of treated water from coal ash ponds at the Bremo Power Station.


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Dominion Virginia Power, SunEnergy1 to install largest solar facility in Hampton Roads

Dominion Virginia Power is partnering with SunEnergy1 to install 91,803 solar panels at a new solar farm in Chesapeake.


Letter: Questions about Dominion, pipeline, in Buckingham County

Dominion has held a series of Advisory Committee meetings allowing residents input into the proposed compressor station slated to be built near Yogaville and two black church communities.


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Dominion Virginia Power prepared for heavy snowfall, high winds

Dominion Virginia Power is prepared to respond to heavy snowfall and high winds forecast to move through Virginia and North Carolina beginning Friday.


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Dominion closes on final phase of solar sale to SunEdison

Dominion has closed on thefinal phase of its sale of a 33 percent ownership interest in 425 megawatts of solar generating capacity to SunEdison, Inc.


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Dominion recommends shareholder rejection of mini-tender offer

Dominion received notice of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares of Dominion’s common stock at a price of $66.50 per share in cash.


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Dominion Virginia Power plans $9.5 billion in infrastructure, upgrades

Dominion Virginia Power plans to invest nearly $2 billion per year through 2020 to add new, clean generation, including solar energy.


SCC sets hearing to consider high-voltage line between Fauquier, Albemarle

The State Corporation Commission will hold a local public hearing in April regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power.


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Plan to install 110 megawatts of new solar for use by the Commonwealth

Dominion Virginia Power and the Commonwealth of Virginia reached an agreement to deploy 110 megawatts of solar power generation.


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Dominion increases dividend rate by 8 percent

The board of directors of Dominion established a 2016 dividend rate of $2.80 per share of common stock, up from $2.59 per share in 2015, or an 8.1 percent increase.


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Dominion Virginia Power details how customers can reduce energy usage, save on winter bills

Cold weather is on the way and with it the potential for increased energy usage to keep homes and businesses warm and comfortable.


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Warren County Power Station named Gas-Fired Project of the Year

Dominion Virginia Power’s newest power station is now an award winner. On December 7, Warren County Power Station was named Gas-Fired Project of the Year.


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Dominion awards $25K grant to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today announced it will receive a $25,000 Critical Community Needs grant from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.


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Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to stay alert to scams during the holidays

The busy holiday season is here and Dominion Virginia Power wants customers to guard against scammers who are likely working overtime to trick them into making payment over the phone to avoid disconnection of electric service.


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State Corporation Commission orders Dominion Virginia Power to refund $19.7 million to customers

The State Corporation Commission has found that Dominion Virginia Power had earnings above its legal limit during 2013 and 2014 and ordered the company to refund $19.7 million to customers.


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Dominion construction projects to produce $10 billion in economic benefits for Virginia

Investments by Dominion over the next six years for projects to strengthen Virginia’s energy infrastructure and meet environmental goals will create thousands of jobs and inject $10.1 billion into the state’s economy, according to a new study by Chmura Economic & Analytics.


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Dominion acquires solar energy project on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Dominion Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), today announced the acquisition of an 80-megawatt solar facility in Virginia from project developer Community Energy, Inc. Construction on one of the largest announced solar facilities in the mid-Atlantic region is expected to begin later in 2015. The facility would enter service in fall 2016.


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Time to hit the brakes on a new nuclear reactor for Virginia

Under an ill-conceived plan now being advanced by Dominion Resources for a third nuclear reactor at its North Anna facility, Virginia consumers could see their electricity bills go up 25 percent.


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Dominion Virginia Power marks Veteran’s Day by helping local veterans with weatherization, energy assistance

Dominion Virginia Power volunteers and weatherization experts will join forces on the eve of Veteran’s Day to help and honor veterans who have served our nation.


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Court rejects Dominion motion to dismiss coal ash lawsuit

Last Friday the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied Dominion Virginia Power’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Sierra Club, over the illegal contamination of the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River with harmful coal ash waste from the Chesapeake Energy Center.


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Dominion takes steps to protect eagles, other large birds

Bald eagles and other large birds will be safer around Dominion Virginia Power’s distribution lines thanks to an innovative new approach that will widen the space between local electric distribution lines.


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Dominion informs NRC of intent to seek second license renewal for Surry Power Station

Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion, today became the first U.S utility to notify the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its intent to file a second license renewal application for one of its nuclear stations. Surry Power Station would be one of the first nuclear stations in the nation to receive a second license extension if Dominion completes the process and the application is approved.


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Dominion announces third-quarter 2015 earnings

Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) announced Monday operating earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2015, of $611 million ($1.03 per share), compared to operating earnings of $545 million($0.93 per share) for the same period in 2014.


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Dominion declares quarterly dividend of 64.75 cents

The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 64.75 cents per share of common stock.


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State Corporation Commission denies Remington solar facility application

The State Corporation Commission has determined that Dominion Virginia Power must seek third-party market alternatives before the SCC can grant approval of a proposed solar electric generating facility. Dominion had proposed to build the 20-megawatt facility near the town of Remington in Fauquier County.


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Dominion Virginia Power seeks to build 56 megawatts of new solar

Dominion Virginia Power has proposed to build 56 megawatts of large-scale solar facilities that would begin producing renewable energy by December 2016.


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Dominion Virginia Power ready to respond to severe weather

With Hurricane Joaquin tracking well off the east coast, impact to Dominion Virginia Power’s service area has been reduced, but the company remains ready to respond to severe weather and advises its customers to not let their guard down.