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2012-10-30 15:22:10

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power has restored electric service to more than 75 percent of the 322,000 customers affected by Hurricane Sandy and expects to have power restored to virtually all customers by Thursday night. Dominion employees, retirees, contractors and crews from other companies are fully engaged in this effort, and work will continue around the clock until power is restored to every customer affected by this storm. In Northern Virginia,...

2012-10-30 15:21:34

CHARLOTTE, NC, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy, the nation's largest electric utility, today deployed 423 additional employees and contractors to help restore power to more than 8 million homes and businesses in the hard hit Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. following Hurricane Sandy. The new workers join 1,250 Duke Energy workers dispatched Monday, bringing the company's total storm contingent to nearly 1,700. The utility also said it expects to deploy additional crews Wednesday....

2012-10-30 11:22:43

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power has restored power to more than 220,000 customers affected by Hurricane Sandy even as storm conditions linger. Crews are conducting detailed damage assessments and restoring power to critical services. The company is working closely with state and local officials to protect public safety and health during the multi-day effort. "Dominion employees, retirees, contractors and crews from other companies are fully engaged in...

2012-10-29 11:21:21

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power reminds its customers they can report power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy and receive outage-related information using smart phones and the company's mobile website. A user accessing the company's www.dom.com website using a smart phone will automatically be connected to a mobile website that enables customers to report a power outage, obtain outage updates and view power outages by county and city. "Our customers...

2012-10-27 15:20:05

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Sandy approaches, Dominion Virginia Power and Dominion North Carolina Power are preparing for potentially widespread power outages from the powerful, slow-moving storm, and urging customers to do the same. "This storm system will build in intensity over time and will remain a force for days, not just hours, causing major damage and extensive power outages," said Rodney Blevins, vice president-Distribution Operations. "Its effects...

2012-10-26 11:20:46

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hurricane Sandy approaching, Dominion Virginia Power and Dominion North Carolina Power are preparing to respond quickly, as conditions merit. The company has requested additional crews from other states to supplement its restoration workforce. The company is asking its customers to take steps to brace for the storm. "We are adapting our plans to ensure we have crews and equipment ready for extended duty when and where they are needed," said...

2012-10-25 07:25:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced unaudited reported earnings determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012, of $209 million ($0.36 per share), compared with reported earnings of $392 million ($0.69 per share) for the same period in 2011. Operating earnings for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012, amounted to $526 million ($0.92 per share), compared to original...

2012-10-22 07:23:23

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today said it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Carlton, Wis., after the company was unable to find a buyer for the 556-megawatt nuclear facility. Pending a grid reliability review by the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO), the station is expected to cease power production in the second quarter of 2013 and move to safe shutdown. Dominion announced in April 2011 that it would seek...

2012-10-17 15:21:11

CLEVELAND, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential customers of Dominion East Ohio whose natural gas service has been disconnected, or those who are in danger of loss of service because of nonpayment, may restore service or avoid disconnection under special winter heating reconnection procedures now in effect through April 15, 2013. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has issued its annual Winter Reconnection Order, which allows any Dominion East Ohio residential...

2012-10-10 15:21:28

WARM SPRINGS, Va., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With wounded warriors and veterans clad in fishing waders and eagerly eyeing trout in the stream beside them, Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling today dedicated a monument in their honor at Dominion Virginia Power's Bath County Pumped Storage Station. The monument is a gift from station employees to those who have been injured while serving in the military. It names Back Creek, which flows from power station's lower dam, as the "home waters" for...