Recent news from around the region
Dominion Energy Sets New Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy today announced a significant expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The goal covers carbon dioxide and methane emissions, the dominant greenhouse gases, from our electricity generation and gas infrastructure operations. The strengthened commitment builds on the company’s strong […]
Dominion Energy receives key approvals for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project
RICHMOND, Va. (October 14, 2019) – Dominion Energy has received two key determinations from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the design, fabrication and installation of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. “This is a significant milestone as we move forward on building the first-ever fully permitted offshore wind project in federal […]
Commonwealth of Virginia, Dominion Energy Partner on Historic Renewable Energy Agreement
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — State-owned buildings and facilities in Virginia will soon be powered with solar and wind energy under a new agreement between the Commonwealth and Dominion Energy. The agreement represents the largest procurement of renewable energy by a state to meet its own renewable energy needs, a significant step in accepting […]
Virginia once again named “Top State for Business” by CNBC
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that CNBC has named Virginia America’s “Top State for Business” in 2019. CNBC unveiled Virginia as the top state for business this morning during a live broadcast from Shenandoah River State Park, and Governor Northam was on location to discuss the announcement. The top ranking is determined by CNBC following […]
Dominion Energy, Facebook Recognize Earth Day with Solar Announcement
Dominion Energy and Facebook continue their joint effort to substantially increase renewable energy generation by announcing today the addition of six new solar facilities that will be dedicated to Facebook. This partnership will support Dominion Energy’s goal of having 3,000 megawatts (MW) of new solar and wind energy in operation or under development by 2022; […]
Dominion Energy Selected as Top Utility by Business Facilities Magazine
Dominion Energy played an active role in luring some of the largest economic development deals in the country to Virginia in 2018 and is positioned to build on that success in 2019.
Dominion Energy Fires Up Greensville County Power Station
Greensville County Power Station has officially joined Dominion Energy Virginia’s fleet of clean, safe and efficient natural gas-fueled electric generating units.
Dominion Energy Recognized as National Leader In Management Practices, Military Friendly Policies
Dominion Energy is being recognized as one of the most effectively managed companies in the U.S. and for its longstanding commitment to veterans and their families.
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Partner to Transform the Future of Sustainable Energy
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc. are joining forces in an historic initiative to transform the future of sustainable energy and agriculture.