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2011-04-17 00:29:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apparent tornado damages switchyard adjacent to nuclear units Dominion Virginia Power crews have restored off-site power to station Back-up diesel generators functioning to supplement electrical supply Units are in a safe and stable condition Dominion Virginia Power reported Saturday evening that an apparent tornado touched down on the switchyard supporting Surry Power Station and the facility's access road, and cut off the electrical feed...

2011-02-28 16:12:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), said today that it is not changing its position on a potential new nuclear unit at North Anna Power Station despite a decision by the Old Dominion Electric Cooperative to withdraw from the project. Thomas F. Farrell II, Dominion chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "Virginia faces a substantial shortfall in electric power generation in the next 10 years, especially...

2011-02-24 13:23:00

CARLTON, Wis., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) welcomed the news today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the operating license of Kewaunee Power Station, extending the station's operation an additional 20 years until 2033. With today's approval, the NRC has renewed the operating licenses of the seven units at all four of Dominion's nuclear power stations - Kewaunee, Millstone in Waterford, Conn., North Anna in Mineral, Va., and Surry in Surry, Va. "We...


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