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2014-08-08 12:22:19

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share of common stock. Dividends are payable on Sept. 20, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 29, 2014. This is the 346th consecutive dividend that Dominion or its predecessor company has paid holders of common stock. The company's last quarterly dividend was declared May 19, 2014. The board of directors of Virginia...

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...

2014-07-16 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...

2014-07-10 12:23:05

- Lift vessel will complete 15 geotechnical borings VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 110-foot long lift vessel will periodically be located off the shore of Camp Pendleton during July to obtain core samples needed for Dominion Virginia Power to move ahead with its proposal to build wind turbines 27 miles off the coast. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126004 The U.S.-flagged Inez Eymard literally lifts itself out of the water to provide a...

2014-07-10 12:20:47

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 second quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-07-08 16:22:30

- Program brings additional solar-powered electricity to Virginia NORFOLK, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, along with Old Dominion University (ODU), Tuesday dedicated a new solar installation on the roof of ODU's Student Recreation Center. This installation is the first of its kind in the Hampton Roads area. Last May, Dominion selected the university to be one of the first participants in the company's Solar Partnership Program under which Dominion...

2014-07-01 08:24:06

- Impostors rob homeowners after representing themselves as utility workers RICHMOND, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is warning its customers about a scam in which robbers gained access to homes by posing as utility workers. Several incidents of this type have been reported to police in the past few days in Northern Virginia. "We want our customers to be safe and secure and completely confident whenever they interact with our employees," said Dan Jenkins,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.