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2014-01-08 16:22:21

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power Tuesday met a record winter peak demand for electricity from its 2.4 million customers while cold arctic air blasted the region. Dominion supplied 19,730 megawatts of electricity between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. Tuesday. That is an increase of about 1,650 megawatts over the previous winter peak demand record of 18,079 megawatts, which was set between the same hours on Feb. 6, 2007. The all-time peak demand record is a...

2010-06-25 11:33:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power's two electricity-generating stations under construction -- the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Wise County and the Bear Garden Power Station in Buckingham County -- are on schedule and on budget. The stations are two of the keys to Dominion's "Powering Virginia" plan to help meet the growing demand for electricity by customers. It is estimated that 5,600 megawatts of new electric generating capacity is...

2009-03-27 16:58:00

- Station will generate about 580 megawatts, enough electricity for 145,000 homes - Unit scheduled to begin operating in summer 2011 RICHMOND, Va., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power today welcomed the Virginia State Corporation Commission's approval of a 580-megawatt power station to help meet the projected growth in demand for electricity from its 2.3 million customers. The $619 million, combined-cycle power station will be in Buckingham County, Va., about 60 miles west of...


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