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2013-06-24 08:22:58

Company also announces other leadership changes at business units RICHMOND, Va., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced today that Gary L. Sypolt will retire as executive vice president of the company and CEO of its Dominion Energy business unit on Sept. 1 after a 38-year career. Sypolt is a recognized leader in the natural gas industry, where he has served as an officer or board member for many industry organizations. "Gary has contributed greatly to the success...

2013-06-21 16:21:07

RICHMOND, Va., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion's philanthropy team has a new leader. Hunter Applewhite has been named president of The Dominion Foundation and director of community affairs. "The Dominion Foundation is a long-standing supporter and benefactor of the communities we serve," said Robert M. Blue, Dominion senior vice president of Law, Public Policy and Environment. "Hunter Applewhite will lead our highly capable and community-minded team that manages Dominion's...

2013-06-21 08:21:26

- DVI to provide advanced Conservation Voltage Reduction capabilities and Volt/Var Optimization capabilities RICHMOND, Va., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DVI, a Dominion company that offers technology to utilities to plan, manage and validate grid efficiency, announced today that it has been selected by Modesto Irrigation District (MID) to provide a number of advanced applications through the adoption of the EDGE(®) software suite. EDGE(®) will be used in conjunction with the...

2013-06-19 08:23:25

- Pilot program helps offset costs for eligible customers installing solar power systems RICHMOND, Va., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power begins accepting online applications tomorrow for the company's Solar Purchase Program, which will help eligible customers offset the cost of adding solar power to their homes and properties while increasing solar generation in Virginia. "We have seen a growing interest from customers since we announced this program last...

2013-06-14 12:22:35

-- Power restored to 70 percent of 283,000 customers affected by severe windstorm RICHMOND, Va., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power crews are repairing damage to return electrical service to more than 283,000 customers affected by a severe windstorm Thursday evening. As of noon today, crews had restored power to more than 70 percent of the customers affected by the storm. Work will continue around the clock until power has been...

2013-05-30 08:23:59

-- Company paid $142 million in 2012, up $10 million from previous year RICHMOND, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power paid nearly $142 million in taxes to cities, counties and towns in Virginia in 2012, approximately $10 million more than in 2011. The taxes are assessed annually on all of the company's real estate, property and power-related assets, including buildings, power stations, transmission and distribution power lines, substations and other...

2013-05-21 16:23:14

HOUSTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Audubon Chief Executive Officer Lee Beckett announced that Audubon Engineering has been named Owner's Engineer for the proposed Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction project, located in Lusby, Md., on the Chesapeake Bay. Adding liquefaction capabilities will transform the existing facility into one providing bi-directional services -- the first LNG terminal that can export LNG from the U.S. East Coast. (Logo:...

2013-05-16 08:23:06

- Hurricane season begins June 1; families encouraged to prepare now RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricanes and severe storms are a staple of summer in Virginia. Dominion Virginia Power is making sure it's prepared for the June 1 start of hurricane season and urging its customers to get ready, too. The company works year-round with state and local authorities to make sure it can respond quickly to the extensive damage that major storms, especially hurricanes, can...

2013-05-15 08:24:03

- $120,000 Dominion Foundation grant made the long-needed boat launch site possible RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most beautiful tidal stretches of the James River is more accessible to boaters today, thanks to a new boat ramp in Charles City County made possible by a $120,000 grant from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic organization for Dominion Resources Inc. Dominion, Charles City County and the Chesapeake Conservancy officials cut...

2013-05-07 16:22:44

CARLTON, Wis., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today shut down its 556-megawatt Kewaunee Power Station permanently, ending almost 40 years of nuclear-generated electricity at the station located about 35 miles southeast of Green Bay on Lake Michigan. Dominion announced last fall that it would close the station and decommission it because the company was unable to grow a Midwestern nuclear fleet to take advantages of economies of scale and Kewaunee's power purchase agreements...