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Virginia's Fukushima

Tyler Lopez | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Tyler Lopez

In the event of a catastrophe (for instance, a large hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or attack), will Dominion similarly find itself scrambling for solutions? Though Virginia's Fukushima has not yet materialized, the political climate surrounding it is not unlike Japan's before 2011.

Kate Sheppard

Coal Power Giant Wins Lease For Offshore Wind Farm

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A giant of coal-fired power won a $1.6 million lease to build the first wind farm off the coast of Virginia on Wednesday, a development ...

Good News For Power Customers In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Peter Bacque | Posted 12.31.2012 | DC

All Dominion Virginia Power customers, "with very few exceptions," should have their electricity turned back on by Thursday night, the Richmond-based ...

More Than 5100 Without Power In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Peter Bacque | Posted 12.29.2012 | DC

Dominion Virginia Power is reporting more than 5,100 electric customers without power, most of them in eastern Virginia. More than 2,500 subscribers ...

VA Power Plant Is Asking Permission To Switch To Natural Gas

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power said Wednesday it is asking Virginia regulators for permission to convert its oldest coal-fired power s...

Virginia Power Company Criticized For Long-Term Fossil Fuel Plans

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power's long-range energy plans were criticized Tuesday for relying too heavily on fossil fuels at the expens...

Virginia Nuclear Plant Reports Leak In Steam Line

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia's Louisa County started powering back up Tuesday after a steam line that feeds a reactor ...