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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...

Jan 20, 2015, 14:25 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Planning Commonwealth of Virginia's First Large-Scale Solar Project

Dominion Virginia Power filed an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission today to build Virginia's first large-scale solar...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:49 ET

Warren County Power Station Joins Dominion's Generation Fleet

 The newest member of Dominion Virginia Power's electric generation fleet, 1,329-megawatt Warren County Power Station, entered into commercial...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Continues to Urge Customers to Protect Themselves From Scams

 Dominion Virginia Power is advising its customers to be on guard against on-going scammers who threaten to disconnect electrical service if...

Nov 20, 2014, 10:00 ET

Certified Site Makes a Stafford County Business Park Ideal for Data Center

 Dominion Virginia Power and Stafford County have announced the certification of a data center site—the latest to pass Dominion's...

Nov 03, 2014, 12:24 ET

Dominion Virginia Power seeks bids for 1,600 megawatts of intermediate or base load power generation

Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), has issued a request for proposals ("RFP")  for up to approximately 1,600 megawatts...

Oct 07, 2014, 09:47 ET
Common air leaks in a typical house (PRNewsFoto/Dominion Virginia Power)

Time to Get Your House Ready for Winter's Chill

 Remember how cold it got last winter in Virginia? Now is the time to start getting your heating system and your home ready so you can stay...

Sep 15, 2014, 09:10 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Selects Capital One for First Ground-Mounted Solar Panel Installation in Central Virginia

 Dominion Virginia Power announced today that it has selected Capital One's Chester facility to house the first ground-mounted solar energy...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Adds First Solar Demonstration Site in Central Virginia

 Dominion Virginia Power continues to add megawatts to its Solar Partnership Program by installing 240 photovoltaic panels on...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:47 ET

Dominion Resources, Dominion Foundation Select Recipients To Share $1.3 Million In Education Grants

 More than 100 schools and educational institutions in nine states and the District of Columbia have been chosen to receive education grants...

Jul 08, 2014, 16:12 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Dedicates New Solar Installation At Old Dominion University

Dominion Virginia Power, along with Old Dominion University (ODU), Tuesday dedicated a new solar installation on the roof of ODU's Student...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:28 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Warns About New Scam

 Dominion Virginia Power is warning its customers about a scam in which robbers gained access to homes by posing as utility...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Dominion Virginia Power Residential Customers Can Earn Money While Saving Money

 Dominion (NYSE: D) Virginia Power is again offering customers an opportunity to earn money this summer and help manage energy use with the...

May 22, 2014, 12:22 ET

Choosing The Right Tree And Planting It In The Right Place Can Help Shrink Your Electric Bill

This spring planting season, Dominion Virginia Power encourages customers to plant trees to enhance the health and beauty of the community. But did...

May 21, 2014, 11:40 ET

As Summer Approaches, Dominion Virginia Power Offers Programs and Tips to Help Residential Customers Save Money

 Dominion Virginia Power is offering customers multiple ways to save money on their energy bills this summer. Programs with financial...

May 16, 2014, 14:59 ET

Dominion Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Brunswick County Power Station

 With anticipated state and local economic benefits already accruing from the construction of Dominion Virginia Power's Brunswick County Power...

May 08, 2014, 10:30 ET

Dominion Announces $250,000 Grant to Virginia Treatment Center for Children; First Corporate Donor to New Facility

 Dominion Resources will donate $250,000 toward community programs at the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC), an institution...

May 02, 2014, 13:04 ET

Winter's 'Polar Vortex' Contributes to Dominion Virginia Power Request for Fuel Rate Increase

 Dominion Virginia Power today asked the Virginia State Corporation Commission for a 4.1 percent increase in residential customer rates to...