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Feb 08, 2016, 11:36 ET

Dominion Virginia Power, SunEnergy1 to Install Largest Solar Facility in Hampton Roads

Dominion Virginia Power will soon add more solar power to its generation portfolio.  The company is partnering with SunEnergy1 to install...

Jan 21, 2016, 09:20 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Is Prepared For Heavy Snowfall, High Winds

 Dominion Virginia Power is prepared to respond to heavy snowfall and high winds forecasted to move through its Virginia and North Carolina...

Jan 12, 2016, 08:45 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Plans $9.5 Billion in Infrastructure and Upgrade Expenditures

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

Dec 21, 2015, 12:08 ET

Dominion Virginia Power and Governor McAuliffe Announce Partnership to Significantly Increase Solar Energy in Virginia

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

Dec 10, 2015, 10:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Details How Customers Can Reduce Energy Usage, Saving 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. Dominion...

Dec 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

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...

Nov 24, 2015, 11:37 ET

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...

Nov 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

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...

Nov 10, 2015, 14:29 ET

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...

Nov 09, 2015, 10:03 ET

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...

Nov 06, 2015, 10:00 ET

Dominion Informs NRC of Intent to Seek Second License Renewal for Surry Power Station

 Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), today became the first U.S utility to notify the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its...

Nov 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

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...

Oct 28, 2015, 16:29 ET

Dominion Christmas Parade Announces 2015 Grand Marshal

 It's time to kick up your heels because Rayvon Owen is comin' to town! The Richmond native and Top 4 finalist on "American Idol" will serve as...

Oct 02, 2015, 13:47 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Remains 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...

Oct 01, 2015, 13:46 ET

Dominion Virginia Power seeks to build 56 megawatts of new solar

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

Oct 01, 2015, 11:30 ET

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...

Sep 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

Dominion's New Online Map Makes it Easier to Track Power Outages and Restoration

Dominion Virginia Power has introduced a new online interactive outage map that provides more streamlined, detailed information to enable customers...

Aug 11, 2015, 10:15 ET

Digging Near Underground Utilities: Are You Putting Yourself at Risk?

Do you really know where the underground utility lines on your property are buried? Would you bet your life on it—and the lives of your...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power to help more customers manage energy costs thanks to $57 million commitment and expanded EnergyShare

Beginning Sept. 1, Dominion Virginia Power will expand its EnergyShare program in both funding and scope to provide financial assistance,...

Jul 22, 2015, 14:59 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Seeking Solar Generation Proposals

 Dominion Virginia Power, a business unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), is seeking bids for up to 20 megawatts of new solar capacity. The company's...