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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...

2014-05-19 12:22:49

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 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 June 20, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business May 30, 2014. This is the 345th consecutive dividend that Dominion or its predecessor company has paid holders of common stock. The company's last quarterly dividend was declared Jan. 17, 2014. The board of directors of Virginia...

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...

2014-05-07 16:22:58

- Department of Energy providing funds for innovative design RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power has been awarded an additional $47 million from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to help fund the construction of a 12-megawatt demonstration project, consisting of two 6-megawatt offshore wind turbines on innovative substructures that will produce enough electricity to power up to 3,000 homes. "This was a highly competitive process and we...

2014-05-07 12:23:37

CLEVELAND, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During today's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Dominion's (NYSE: D) chairman, president and chief executive officer, Thomas F. Farrell II, announced that the company's philanthropic arm, the Dominion Foundation, is donating $100,000 to the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Dominion owns and operates Dominion East Ohio, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customer accounts in Ohio. Founded in 1990, Fisher House Foundation is a sterling...


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