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Md. Power Companies Barred From Shutting Off Service Until May 31

The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving utility customers a break after an unusually cold winter.

04/15/2014

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Power Companies: Prepare For Multiple Days In The Dark

Power companies are urging customers to prepare for multiple days without electricity ahead of what could be the biggest snow storm to hit the mid-Atlantic in years.

02/12/2014

US East Coast Begins To Dig Out After Large Blizzard

Storm Outages Decline in Va. to About 5,350

Utilities have restored service to thousands of customers in Virginia who lost electricity during a winter storm.

12/10/2013

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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

Piles of debris lie around a home destroyed by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Meteorologists: Power Of Moore Tornado Dwarfs Hiroshima Bomb

Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.

05/21/2013

14,000 Potomac Edison customers are without power in Germantown, leaving houses and shopping centers in the dark. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Power Restored to More Than 15K in Upper Montgomery County

Power has been restored to more than 15,000 residents left in the dark in the Montgomery County Tuesday night.

01/08/2013

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Dominion: Hurricane Sandy Could Leave 1 Million In The Dark

Dominion Virginia Power estimates up to 1 million customers could lose power over the next few days as Hurricane Sandy barrels by Virginia.

10/28/2012

File photo of people caught in the storm. (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Crews Restoring Power Throughout Maryland, DC Area

Crews are making progress in restoring power to those affected by severe storms that blew through the mid-Atlantic region.

09/09/2012

A downed tree damages a truck after a powerful overnight storm in the Washington, DC region June 30, 2012 in Falls Church, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

More Than 276,000 Still Without Power In Va.

More than 276,000 electricity customers across Virginia have no service as crews work to repair power lines and equipment damaged by severe storms.

07/03/2012

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