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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...

Jul 15, 2015, 11:59 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Receives 2015 Southeastern Electric Exchange's Industry Excellence Award

 Dominion Virginia Power has been recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE), a nonprofit organization of investor-owned electric...

Jul 14, 2015, 10:30 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Offers Programs that Help to Save Money

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

Jul 10, 2015, 15:55 ET

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...

Jul 06, 2015, 09:47 ET

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...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:42 ET

Glendale Water & Power Awards DVI Full Deployment Contract After Successful Pilot

 California's Glendale Water & Power (GWP), in collaboration with Dominion Voltage Inc. (DVI), a grid-optimization subsidiary of Dominion...

Jun 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

Dominion Foundation Seeks Applications from K-12 Virginia Schools for Pilot Solar Education Program

 Public schools in Dominion Virginia Power's service territory may soon be able to harness the power of the sun to help their students learn...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:15 ET

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...

May 21, 2015, 09:58 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Customers Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

 The official start to hurricane season is just days away. Although it officially doesn't begin until June 1, Dominion is urging...

May 14, 2015, 09:00 ET

Enhanced Mobile Features for Dominion Virginia Power Customers Save Time, Energy and Money

 Dominion Virginia Power today completed enhancements on its mobile platform to make it easier for customers to see their account information,...

May 12, 2015, 09:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Highlights Electrical Safety for Children and the Community

 Electricity is an essential part of our modern lives. Often, we don't give electricity a second thought or consider the hidden dangers it can...

Apr 17, 2015, 17:14 ET

Dominion Virginia Power to Close All Coal Ash Ponds in Virginia

Dominion Virginia Power will close all of the ash ponds at its Virginia power stations in compliance with standards established by the...

Apr 16, 2015, 13:32 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Receives Affirmation from the Virginia Supreme Court to Build Transmission Line Across James River

 Dominion Virginia Power is pleased with the Supreme Court of Virginia's unanimous upholding of the State Corporation Commission's order...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:47 ET

Dominion Selects Greensville County for Site of New Power Station

 Dominion Virginia Power today announced the company is proposing to build an approximately 1600-megawatt, natural gas-fueled power...

Mar 18, 2015, 09:19 ET

Dominion Virginia Power to Install Virginia's Largest Solar Installation to Date at Philip Morris USA

 Philip Morris USA (PM USA), an Altria company, is the latest company to partner with Dominion Virginia Power under the Solar Partnership...

Mar 11, 2015, 14:58 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Contributes $1 Million to EnergyShare

The prolonged frigid temperatures are taking a toll on some Virginians, leaving them struggling to pay bills to heat their homes. Recognizing the...

Feb 27, 2015, 13:39 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Asks SCC to Reduce Monthly Electric Bills in April

 A typical Dominion Virginia Power residential customer could expect to see an overall reduction of 5.5 percent in electric rates beginning in...

Feb 24, 2015, 08:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Customers Set All-time Record for Electricity Usage

As a result of record-breaking low temperatures, Dominion Virginia Power's 2.5 million customers on Friday established an all-time record for...

Feb 18, 2015, 15:16 ET

Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to brace for cold snap

 Having come through a wind storm and a snowstorm in the past five days, Dominion Virginia Power is now bracing for record cold temperatures...