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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...

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
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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...