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2014-01-24 16:20:56

CLEVELAND, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of extreme cold weather returning the week of Jan. 26, Dominion East Ohio is asking its customers to voluntarily turn down their thermostats and lower the setting on their water heaters if they can do so safely, and for businesses to reduce the use of natural gas for manufacturing or processing if practicable. Such conservation efforts throughout the coming week will help keep down bills and keep natural gas supplies flowing to...

2014-01-23 12:24:40

Report Finds Handwriting May Already Be On the Wall for 45-Year-Old Coal Plant Whose Pre-Tax Earnings "Fell off the Cliff" in 2009 and Are Unlikely to Recover to the High Pre-2009 Levels; Lower Natural Gas Prices, Lower Energy Market Prices & Other Trends Too Much to Overcome. HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new financial analysis report cautions that PSEG's Bridgeport Harbor Unit 3 - the last coal-fired power plant in Connecticut and one of the few remaining...

2014-01-21 08:24:06

-- Programs win distinction of being included in industry's best practices RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhancements to Dominion Virginia Power's eBill and other eBusiness offerings, as well as its interactive website, have resulted in higher customer satisfaction scores and recognition as a "best practice" within the utility industry. Chartwell Inc., a specialized information provider that helps utilities improve their customer experience and ultimately customer...

2014-01-16 16:21:49

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced the promotions of seven individuals to the position of vice president. All promotions took effect Jan. 1, 2014. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "Each brings additional experience and expertise to the officer ranks at Dominion. Their leadership will be called upon as we continue our focus on safe and excellent operations and execute on a multibillion-dollar...

2014-01-09 16:22:19

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) will host its fourth-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, January 31. Dominion management will discuss its fourth-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...

2014-01-09 12:21:42

THOMASVILLE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 6, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available...

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...

2014-01-06 16:22:54

CLEVELAND, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Northeastern Ohio braces for potentially record-setting low temperatures, Dominion East Ohio is reminding customers of important safety and service information as well as conservation tips during much colder weather conditions. "As always, we want all of our customers to be safe and careful during this extremely cold weather. Customer safety, as well as the safety of our employees, is our highest priority," said Scott Miller, vice...

2013-12-27 08:21:34

-- Bridgeport fuel cell cleanly converts natural gas to electricity RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced today it has begun commercial operations at its Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell facility located in Bridgeport, Conn., and the Dominion Somers Solar Center located in Somers, Conn. Together, the two facilities produce approximately 20 megawatts of clean energy for the people of Connecticut, enough power for approximately 20,000 homes....


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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