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May 01, 2017, 11:17 ET Dominion Virginia Power Plan Sees More Clean Energy

The carbon footprint for a typical Dominion Virginia Power customer would shrink by as much as 25 percent over the next eight years under a plan...


Mar 16, 2017, 10:45 ET Hands-On 'Dominion Solar for Schools' Program Expanding

As Dominion continues to dramatically expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, it will more than double the number of sites for its...


Feb 13, 2017, 14:45 ET Dominion's Edward Baine Receives a Black Engineer of the Year Award for STEM and Community Service

As a result of his leadership and influence in the community, Edward H. Baine, senior vice president-Distribution for Dominion Virginia Power,...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:06 ET Stay Warm This Winter with Tips from Dominion Virginia Power

Cold weather can bring discomfort and worry about higher winter bills, but Dominion Virginia Power is working hard to help customers stay warm this...


Jan 11, 2017, 14:30 ET Dominion Virginia Power Earns EEI's "Emergency Recovery Award" for Restoration Efforts After Hurricane Matthew

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Dominion Virginia Power with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for its...


Jan 11, 2017, 12:00 ET Sun at Work in Virginia

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


Dec 14, 2016, 15:45 ET Brunswick County Power Station named "Project of the Year"

The accolades for Dominion Virginia Power's Brunswick County Power Station keep rolling in. Tuesday, the station received two top honors: Best...


Oct 25, 2016, 09:52 ET 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 the construction of three...


Oct 24, 2016, 14:15 ET Dominion Virginia Power Sets Multiple Energy-Use Records

The persistent hot and humid weather in July, August and September led to customers in the area served by Dominion Virginia Power and other...


Oct 10, 2016, 10:31 ET Dominion Virginia Power Makes Significant Progress, Restores 70 Percent of Customers Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Dominion Virginia Power crews made steady progress over the weekend, restoring power to more than 70 percent of the 462,000 customers impacted by...


Oct 09, 2016, 15:04 ET Dominion Virginia Power Crews Fully Engaged in Restoring Service in Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Dominion Virginia Power is restoring service to the more than 432,000 customers that were impacted since 4 p.m. Saturday by Hurricane Matthew, the...


Aug 02, 2016, 12:00 ET Dominion Virginia Power to Build Solar Facility at Naval Air Station Oceana

 Dominion Virginia Power, the Department of the Navy and the Commonwealth of Virginia today reached an agreement to construct a 21-megawatt...


Jul 13, 2016, 11:09 ET Three Dominion Virginia Power Solar Facilities to Generate 800 Construction Jobs in Virginia

 Hundreds of local jobs in the construction trades will be created as Dominion Virginia Power prepares to build three separate large-scale...


Jun 30, 2016, 15:48 ET Dominion's Expanded EnergyShare Program Helps More Than 12,000 Virginians Pay Energy Bills and Weatherize Homes since September

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


Jun 21, 2016, 13:39 ET 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, immediately after the...


Jun 16, 2016, 09:10 ET Dominion's eBill Enrollments Climb Over 1 Million, Helping Customers and Environment

More than 1 million Dominion Virginia Power customers are now enrolled in eBill — Dominion's paperless billing program that is fast, easy,...


Jun 02, 2016, 11:42 ET Hurricane Preparedness is Right at Your Fingertips

It's back, and experts are watching this year's hurricane season forecast closely. Do you have a plan in place to help you endure a major storm...


May 04, 2016, 14:33 ET 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 the company made...


Apr 26, 2016, 10:00 ET Brunswick Power Station Producing Electricity for Customers

The newest member of Dominion Virginia Power's generation fleet, the 1,358 megawatt, environmentally clean Brunswick Power Station began producing...


Mar 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Public-Private Partnership among Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft and Dominion Delivers Additional Solar Energy to the State

 Today, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Dominion Virginia Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Resources,...


Mar 11, 2016, 08:55 ET Dominion Virginia Power Introduces eBill Text Alerts

Dominion Virginia Power is making it easier for customers to stay up to date with their electric bill with the launch of eBill text alerts. The...


Mar 09, 2016, 12:29 ET Dominion, James River Association Agree to Wastewater Discharge Plan at Bremo Power Station

 Dominion Virginia Power and the James River Association, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), have reached a...


Mar 09, 2016, 09:52 ET Dominion Virginia Power Resumes Appliance Recycling Program

 Dominion Virginia Power is resuming its Residential Appliance Recycling Program after a brief hiatus. Customers can once again...


Mar 08, 2016, 18:10 ET Dominion, Prince William County Agree to Wastewater Discharge Plan

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


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...