Category Archives: Energy

Time To Reform Virginia’s Energy Policies

Dominion Energy Virginia’s announcement Friday that its proposed offshore wind project has jumped almost 25% in cost to $10 billion, with years to go before construction even starts, has put Virginia’s energy policy and its response to claims of climate disaster on … Continue reading

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Richmond City May Cancel Gas Service For Its Citizens, Henrico and Chesterfield

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the (Richmond) Council hereby commits to working with the City’s Administration on an equitable plan to phase out reliance on gas and shift to accelerated investment in City-owned renewable energy and hereby recognizes that the … Continue reading

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VIDEO STREAM: Virginia Energy Consumer Conference

THURSDAY, SEP. 16,  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT. *If you don’t see the video stream yet, refresh this page after 9:30 am on Thurs, Sept. 16. *If you don’t see the video stream yet, refresh this page after 9:30 … Continue reading

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Could Vineyard Wind Challenge Impact Dominion’s Virginia Project?

A group of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts residents have filed suit challenging the pre-construction environmental review on a massive offshore wind complex planned off its shores.  The issues raised may have a direct impact on the similar wind energy project planned off Virginia Beach Continue reading

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New Electricity Tax is Leading Edge of Rising Energy Costs

Next month, Dominion Energy Virginia customers will begin paying Virginia’s first direct carbon tax on their bills. The amount they pay to buy carbon dioxide allowances from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative will not be listed on the bill separately … Continue reading

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