Dominion Virginia Power’s Altavista power station is now running on renewable biomass as part of a previously announced plan to convert three of its coal-fired power plants in the state to burn mostly waste wood left from regional timbering operations as fuel, the energy provider said Monday.
Dominion Virginia Power says it’s asking state regulators to increase what the utility charges customers to recover its fuel costs for the first time in two years.
A car struck three power poles near Mt. Vernon highway this morning, closing the road and causing downed power lines.
With warnings of potential derechos and tornados swirling around, it seems the power companies are learning to head the storm at the pass.
Saturday’s storms in wreaked havoc on the D.C. area after possible tornado funnels toured the region, uprooting trees and knocking out power for thousands.
Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power.
Thousands of electricity customers in Virginia remain without service but utility crews are making progress.
The number of Virginia fatalities related to the weekend’s severe storms has climbed to 11, Gov. Bob McDonnel”s office said Tuesday.
After a colossal storm Friday crushed the area, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power throughout the weekend and let alone to withstand blistering heat, local power companies have been working overtime to restore basic needs to its customers, but there are still many people affected. Find out if your expected to be at work BEFORE you leave the house.
More than two days after storms pummeled the mid-Atlantic region, hundreds of thousands of people are still in the dark.