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Dominion Virginia Power. (Photo credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Bill Weakening Oversight of Electric Rates

A bill that would weaken state oversight of the state’s two largest electric utilities’ rates is moving through the General Assembly.

02/06/2015

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Dominion Plans Large-Scaled Solar Project in Va.

Dominion Virginia Power asked regulators Tuesday to approve the state’s first large-scale solar project in the state, an energy proposal that would provide enough power for 5,000 homes at peak generation.

01/20/2015

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Power Goes Out at Tysons Corner Center

Tysons Corner is experiencing a power outage Sunday afternoon, but the mall is still open, according to the mall’s Twitter account.

01/18/2015

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Arctic Blast Sets Winter Power Demand for Va. Utility

Virginia’s largest power company says the arctic cold blast this week pushed its generation to a record winter peak.

01/10/2015

A 'polar vortex' of frigid air centered on the North Pole dropped temperatures to a record low across the East Coast. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Polar Vortex’ Leads To Record Energy Usage In Va.

Dominion Virginia Power says it met a record winter peak demand for electricity from its 2.4 million customers while cold arctic air blasted the region earlier this week.

01/09/2014

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Thousands Still Without Power Across D.C. Region

Thousands of people still are without power in the Washington area after two winter storms brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the area.

12/09/2013

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Dominion to Lower Fuel Charge for Va. Customers

Virginia regulators have approved a request from Dominion Virginia Power to lower what it charges customers to recover its fuel costs early.

11/21/2013

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Dominion Virginia Power Updates Energy Plan

Dominion Virginia Power has submitted an updated long-range energy plan to state regulators that proposes a heavy reliance on natural gas, but also includes large-scale solar power generation and wind power.

08/30/2013

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Snake Apparently Cuts Power to 10,000 in Virginia

snake that slithered into some electrical equipment apparently caused a power outage for 10,000 customers in Arlington and Alexandria overnight.

07/14/2013

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Utility Companies Deploying Crews in Preparation of Snowstorm

Utility companies in Maryland, Virginia and the District are in full preparation mode for the approaching winter storm that is expected to dump up to a foot of snow in the D.C. metro area.

03/05/2013

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