A boy is dead and thousands of people in Maryland and Virginia are in the dark after strong storms moved through the region Tuesday night.
A power company’s plan to build high-rise transmission towers within sight of Jamestown Island has stirred opposition from historic preservationists who say they’ll be a visual blight from the swampy shore where America sprouted.
Energy company Dominion is involving Virginia students in a tree-planting project leading to Arbor Day.
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.