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2010-12-21 09:48:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D),will seek regulatory approval in early 2011 to build a new natural gas-fired power station in northwestern Virginia with the approval last week of the station's air permit. The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board unanimously approved the permit Friday for the 1,300-megawatt, combined cycle Warren County Power Station near Front Royal. Pamela F. Faggert, chief environmental officer,...

2010-06-21 13:04:00

ST. PAUL, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Dominion's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center project have completed 5 million worker-hours without a lost-time accident since construction began at the power station. A project report for the week ending June 13 showed that 5,074,643 worker-hours had been dedicated to the power station project as of that date. An average of 1,851 people are working at the Wise County project each day, with more than 500 of them residents of the Southwest...

2010-05-07 09:36:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power announced today that it has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industry's Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (US-APWR) technology for a potential third nuclear unit at its North Anna Power Station in central Virginia. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion (NYSE: D), the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power, said: "Dominion Virginia Power is the first utility in the United States...

2008-09-22 09:00:50

Detroit Edison has submitted to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission a combined license application for a possible new nuclear power plant at the site of the company's existing nuclear plant near Newport, Michigan. The license application is based on the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy ESBWR (economic, simplified boiling water reactor), an advanced-design reactor that produces around 1,500MW. Detroit Edison has decided to base its application on this design after thoroughly evaluating numerous...

2008-08-18 06:00:35

Dominion Virginia Power has submitted to the US Department of Energy the first part of an application for a loan guarantee as it considers a third nuclear reactor at the North Anna power station in central Virginia. The Department of Energy (DOE) loan guarantee program was established by the US Energy Policy Act of 2005 to assist companies pursuing the licensing of new nuclear units to finance the first wave of new commercial reactors in the US. If a loan applicant's project is selected...

2008-08-15 06:00:35

US-based electricity utility Dominion, which is the owner of the 568MW Kewaunee nuclear power station in Wisconsin, filed an application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission to renew the facility's operating license. The nuclear unit, located about 25 miles east of Green Bay, Wisconsin, is licensed to operate through December 2013. Dominion said that, with a renewed license, the station will be able to provide Wisconsin with electricity through December 21, 2033. Dominion's three...

2008-08-14 15:00:54

CARLTON, Wis., Aug 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion , owner of the Kewaunee Power Station, filed an application Thursday to renew the facility's operating license with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The 568-megawatt nuclear unit, located about 25 miles east of Green Bay, is licensed to operate through December 21, 2013. With a renewed license, the station would be able to provide Wisconsin with safe, clean and reliable electricity through December 21, 2033. Dominion's...

2008-07-01 09:01:01

By Greg Edwards, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 1--Dominion Virginia Power is "trying very hard" to build a third nuclear reactor at its North Anna Power Station, the top executive at the utility's parent company said yesterday. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive of Dominion Resources Inc. in Richmond, was a guest yesterday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," on which he talked about the future of nuclear power. Farrell spoke about Dominion Virginia Power's intention...

2008-06-17 06:00:37

US-based electricity utility Detroit Edison has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor design for a potential new unit at its existing Fermi-2 power plant site on the shore of Lake Erie, 35 miles south of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Edison (DTE) has notified the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of its plans to choose the 1,520MW Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) when it submits a combined operating license...

2007-10-30 03:00:11

By REX SPRINGSTON Despite some residents' concerns over a warmth-loving parasite in Lake Anna, a state panel agreed yesterday to continue to allow Dominion Virginia Power to discharge warm water into the lake. One lake resident called the parasite, Naegleria fowleri, "a brain-eating amoeba," but a top health official said Lake Anna is not warm enough for the common amoeba to thrive and pose a problem. The State Water Control Board voted 7-0 to renew the discharge permit for Dominion's...