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2014-08-26 12:22:47

-- K-12 and Higher Education grants focus on energy, environment and workforce development RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 schools and educational institutions in nine states and the District of Columbia have been chosen to receive education grants totaling more than $1.3 million from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, for the 2014-2015 academic year. "This year's projects are exceptional and reflect both Dominion's focus on the...

2014-08-25 08:29:21

Acquisition Expands PulteGroup's Midwest Operations into Columbus, Louisville and Lexington ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced today that it has acquired the real estate assets of Dominion Homes, one of the largest builders in Columbus, Ohio, and Louisville, Ky. Dominion also maintains operations in Lexington, Ky. In 2013, Dominion delivered approximately 850 homes across its three markets and generated revenues of approximately $170...

2014-08-13 08:24:13

Satisfaction with Retail Electric Providers Is Highest in Texas and Pennsylvania WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite an extremely severe winter and correspondingly high electricity bills, satisfaction with retail electric providers has improved dramatically from 2013, driven in part by improved communications, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction Study (SM) released today....

2014-08-08 12:22:38

- Safety program has helped reduce accidental dig-ins to pipelines by 50 percent CLEVELAND, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion East Ohio is using the calendar date August 11, or 8/11, as a natural reminder that Ohio law requires the general public and contractors to call 8-1-1 at least 48 hours prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. This will help ensure safe excavation. Promoting the Call 8-1-1 and other pipeline safety messages have helped the...

2014-07-30 12:25:12

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an online report released today, Dominion (NYSE: D) says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced from its fleet of power stations in 2013 came from carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy. In addition, the company's generation fleet saw a 24 percent reduction in carbon intensity - the carbon emissions rate per unit of electric output - from 2009 to 2013. These are highlighted in Dominion's seventh annual Citizenship & Sustainability...

2014-07-30 08:25:38

- Second-quarter 2014 operating earnings of 62 cents per share compared to guidance of 55 cents to 65 cents per share RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced unaudited reported earnings determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for the three months ended June 30, 2014, of $159 million ($0.27 per share), compared with earnings of $202 million ($0.35 per share) for the same period in 2013. Operating earnings for the...

2014-07-29 12:23:44

-- Chesapeake Bay Exploration Lab, Chestnut Trail expansion, Lower Appomattox kayak launch, City Schoolyard's urban garden, and other initiatives lead the charge for connecting communities to nature RICHMOND, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, thanks to the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power. "It is our...

2014-07-25 08:22:52

RICHMOND, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Gas Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), announced today that it has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange (i) $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its registered 1.05% Series A Senior Notes due 2016 for an equal aggregate principal amount of its unregistered 1.05% Series A Senior Notes due 2016; (ii) $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its registered 3.55% Series B Senior...

2014-07-16 16:21:59

RICHMOND, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) will host its second-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 30. Dominion management will discuss its second-quarter financial results and other matters of interest to the financial community. Domestic callers should dial (866) 710-0179. The passcode for the conference call is "Dominion." International callers should dial (334) 323-9872. Participants should dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior to...

2014-07-15 16:22:41

-- More than 3,000 solar panels to be located atop two buildings at Sterling, Va. site STERLING, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power will install more than 3,000 solar panels capable of generating more than 800 kilowatts of electricity - enough to power nearly 200 homes - at the Prologis Concorde Distribution Center in Sterling, Va. The panels will be installed on the rooftops of two adjacent buildings on its campus and will cover nearly 102,000 square...


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