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2014-05-30 20:20:09

-- Air emissions will comply with stringent federal, state limits and requirements that protect public health LUSBY, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) said today it has received from the Maryland Public Service Commission a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) related to the company's plan to add export capability at its Cove Point liquefied natural gas facility in Calvert County. The certificate was needed for two 65-megawatt steam turbine...

2014-05-25 04:20:31

DALLAS, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com offers "Research Report on Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry in China, 2014-2018" and "Research Report on Environmental Protection Industry in China, 2014-2018" in its library. China environmental protection market and proportion of investment in it remains low in GDP though the amount keeps increasing in recent years. The amount of investment is expected to grow significantly in...

2014-05-22 12:23:32

Planting trees in the right location can optimize tree health, electric reliability and help you conserve energy RICHMOND, Va., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring planting season, Dominion Virginia Power encourages customers to plant trees to enhance the health and beauty of the community. But did you know, planning which tree and where it should be planted can actually save you money and increase electric reliability around your home? A little extra planning before planting trees or...

2014-05-21 12:23:26

-- Minor adjustments can result in big savings RICHMOND, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is offering customers multiple ways to save money on their energy bills this summer. Programs with financial incentives offer customers ways to complete home-energy audits, upgrade mechanical equipment and tune up their heating and cooling units. Low and no-cost tips help save energy and lower bills. "Making minor adjustments at home can result in big savings on your energy...

2014-05-20 12:25:28

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) has issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule designed to protect aquatic life from cooling water intakes at power stations: The Environmental Protection Agency's final rule for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires new technology and monitoring requirements on electric generating stations to reduce impacts...

2014-05-16 16:22:12

-- The project will generate $824 million in economic benefits during construction RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With anticipated state and local economic benefits already accruing from the construction of Dominion Virginia Power's Brunswick County Power Station, the company today held the official groundbreaking ceremony for the 1,360-megawatt natural gas power station. "A study commissioned by Dominion forecasts that during construction, the station will generate...

2014-05-16 12:23:11

New Dominion mobile charging station enables users to spend more time on the go BALTIMORE, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NV3 Technologies (NV3), America's cell phone charging technology innovator, announced today that its technology will be used at the Dominion Mobile Charging Station at Dominion Riverrock this weekend in Richmond, Va. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/88400 "Dominion asked us to design a vehicle that would allow festival-goers to charge their...

2014-05-15 16:26:20

- Dominion provides new solar-powered mobile charging station that brings power to the people RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stay and play longer this year at Dominion Riverrock, thanks to the debut of a new mobile charging station provided by Dominion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88199 "We wanted to make it more convenient for participants to stay connected at Dominion Riverrock," said Robert M. Blue, president, Dominion Virginia Power. "The...

2014-05-15 16:22:36

- FERC says Cove Point can be built safely with no significant impact to environment LUSBY, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) today welcomed the release of a federal environmental assessment that finds the natural gas export project proposed for its existing Cove Point LNG facility in southern Maryland can be built and operated safely with no significant impact to the environment. "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other federal and state agencies...

2014-05-14 16:23:46

- Applications for grants up to $25,000 are due by May 30 RICHMOND, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power, will award $500,000 this year to a variety of organizations across Virginia in support of environmental stewardship initiatives. Applications requesting up to $25,000 will be accepted now through May 30. "Dominion is privileged to partner with organizations across the Commonwealth...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.