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Virginia Power Company Running on Renewable Biomass

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.


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Dominion Seeks Fuel Rate Hike for Va. Customers

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.


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Car Strikes Three Power Poles Causing Mass Outtages

A car struck three power poles near Mt. Vernon highway this morning, closing the road and causing downed power lines.


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BGE, Dominion, Pepco Not Waiting Around For Storm To Hit

With warnings of potential derechos and tornados swirling around, it seems the power companies are learning to head the storm at the pass.


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Reston Neighborhood Hit Hard By Weekend Storm

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.


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Tens Of Thousands Still Lack Power In D.C. Area

Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power.


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More Than 112,000 In Virginia Without Electricity

Thousands of electricity customers in Virginia remain without service but utility crews are making progress.


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McDonnell: Virginia Storm Death Toll Rises To 11

The number of Virginia fatalities related to the weekend’s severe storms has climbed to 11, Gov. Bob McDonnel”s office said Tuesday.


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Current School And Job Closings Throughout The D.C. Area

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.


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Hundreds Of Thousands Still Lack Power In D.C. Area

More than two days after storms pummeled the mid-Atlantic region, hundreds of thousands of people are still in the dark.