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Dominion Virginia Power tracks Hurricane Joaquin, urges customers to prepare ahead of storm

Dominion Virginia Power is tracking Hurricane Joaquin and two other weather systems that could lead to flooding, high winds and falling trees that could result in widespread and extended power outages in the company’s service area.


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Dominion Virginia Power outage map provides more info to customers

Dominion Virginia Power has introduced a new online interactive outage map that provides more streamlined, detailed information to enable customers to quickly report and accurately track power outages and restoration.


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Dominion selects recipients to share $1.5 Million in education grants

From outdoor learning gardens to solar-powered cooling systems, this year’s Dominion educational grants will help fund a wide variety of programs engaging students of all ages in science, technology, engineering and math studies related to energy, the environment and workforce development.


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Dominion recognized for economic development impact in Virginia

Site Selection magazine has named Dominion as one of the country’s top 10 utilities for economic development.


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Dominion to sell 33 percent partnership interest in contracted solar portfolio to SunEdison

Dominion (NYSE: D) announced Monday that it has agreed to enter into a partnership with SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), in which it would sell 33 percent of its ownership in 425 megawatts of solar generating capacity for approximately $300 million, subject to working capital and certain other adjustments.


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Dominion awards $20,000 to student veterans

Four Dominion interns are winners of the Dominion Student Veteran Service Award. Each will receive $5,000 recognizing his or her service to the United States and to Dominion.


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Pedernales Electric Cooperative selects DVI for Volt/VAR optimization platform

Dominion Voltage Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced this week it was selected by Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC), the largest electric distribution cooperative in the United States, to participate in an innovative Volt/VAR optimization pilot program in response to continued load growth in central Texas.


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Dominion awards six Memorial Scholarships

Six students have been accepted into the Dominion Memorial Scholarship Program. These recent high school graduates, pursuing higher education in the fall, will receive up to $5,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years.


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Report: Dominion carbon intensity rate drops 28 percent from 2008-2014

In its eighth annual Citizenship & Sustainability Report, Dominion (NYSE: D) says the company’s carbon intensity rate – carbon emissions per unit of electric output from its generating fleet – declined by 28 percent from 2008 to 2014.


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Dominion Virginia Power to help more customers manage energy costs

Beginning Sept. 1, Dominion Virginia Power will expand its EnergyShare program in both funding and scope to provide financial assistance, weatherization services and educational outreach to more qualifying customers, including people living with disabilities and military veterans facing financial hardships.


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Dominion Virginia Power seeking solar generation proposals

Dominion Virginia Power, a business unit of Dominion, is seeking bids for up to 20 megawatts of new solar capacity.


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Dominion Virginia Power offers summer rebate programs

Dominion Virginia Power offers multiple rebate programs and tips that can empower customers to manage their energy bills during the summer months.


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Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to be on guard against rise in scams

Dominion Virginia Power continues to urge customers to be on the lookout for scammers who threaten to disconnect electrical service immediately if payment is not made.


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Twenty-seven groups call on DEQ to reject Dominion’s coal ash closure plan

In a powerful display of collective concern, 27 conservation and public health organizations submitted a request today to Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality asking Director David Paylor to reject Dominion Power’s closure plan for coal ash ponds at four sites in Virginia.


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Your old refrigerator may be costing you more money

Did you know that old refrigerator in your garage could be adding more than $100 to your annual energy bill? Through its new Residential Appliance Recycling Program, Dominion Virginia Power is making it easy for customers to recycle their old refrigerators and freezers.


pipelines

Nelson County residents rally for independence from Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Friends of Nelson, a citizen’s group in Nelson County opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, plans to rally in celebration of American Independence and the rights our founding fathers conferred on citizens, as well as protest the erosion of property rights this fourth of July.


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Dominion asks State Corporation Commission to approve Greensville power station

Dominion Virginia Power has asked the Virginia State Corporate Commission (SCC) for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to build a $1.3 billion state-of-the-art natural gas-fired power station in Greensville County.


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Conservation groups call on Virginia utilities to expand clean power opportunities

Based on past plans filed by the power companies, Virginia is already 79% of the way to meeting its Clean Power Plan target for 2030. Conservation groups are calling on the power companies to address the three issues in the Integrated Resource Plans.


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Dominion Virginia Power provides information on energy savings benefit of well-designed landscapes

Homeowners can beautify their homes, add to their comfort and make their homes more energy efficient when they plant the right shrubs and trees in the right place, experts say.


Pipeline: A matter of numbers

After many long months, the ACP and Dominion are now releasing details of the proposed pipeline through several West Virginia counties and the Virginia counties of Highland, Augusta, and Nelson.


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Employee invention enhances safety in the workplace at Dominion

Inventors don’t always walk around in lab coats; at Dominion, they might wear hard hats, drive bucket trucks, construct pipelines, or develop databases.


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Dominion Virginia Power customers urged to prepare for hurricane season

Dominion is urging all customers to prepare now for the upcoming summer storm season. Everyone can take advantage of the state’s sales tax holiday from May 25-31 to stock their emergency kits with supplies.


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Enhanced mobile features for Dominion Virginia Power customers save time, energy. money

Dominion Virginia Power today completed enhancements on its mobile platform to make it easier for customers to see their account information, pay bills, check energy usage history and more from any mobile device.


Dominion confronted by protests outside annual shareholder meeting

As many as 140 protesters from across Virginia and Maryland greeted Dominion Resources executives and board members arriving for the company’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday morning, in a sign of the growing citizen backlash over the company’s dirty energy investments and dirty politics.


Friends of Nelson asks Dominion Board of Directors, stockholders to drop plans for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

On Wednesday morning, on the steps outside the Dominion Resources Board of Directors and Shareholders Meeting, Friends of Nelson will ask that Dominion drop its plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.