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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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Ready to Spend $26,000 to Eliminate Your Gas Appliances?

Maybe not today or tomorrow, but soon the War on Fossil Fuels will be fought in the equipment room or garage of your house. A push to prohibit new natural gas connections and remove existing home gas services is inevitable … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy? Here’s the Transmission Bottleneck!

You want more renewable energy? You’re going to need more high-voltage transmission lines to move intermittent wind and solar power around the country to balance fluctuating supply and demand. And you’d better get started. Transmission planning and construction involves long … Continue reading

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