Category Archives: Environment

Dominion Changes Course on Natural Gas, SMR Nukes

Dominion Energy Virginia has long been warning, albeit somewhat quietly, that the dream of running Virginia’s economy on nothing but solar, wind and battery power was not based on reality. With the filing of its most recent integrated resource plan … Continue reading

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Youngkin Energy Reforms Killed Without Votes

Governor Glenn Youngkin’s proposal to ensure that any future wave of wind turbines built off Virginia must follow a real competitive bid process ended up dead as a beached whale. The General Assembly didn’t just kill his proposed amendment during … Continue reading

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Feds Admit: Ocean Wind Projects Threaten Whales

Soon after a group of opponents to proposed East Coast offshore wind projects hired a law firm with environmental regulation expertise, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced a new plan to protect North Atlantic Right Whales and … Continue reading

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Wind Change: Turbine Failure Risk Back on Customers

The big risk with Dominion Energy Virginia’s planned offshore wind extravaganza has always been that either the wind out in the Atlantic blows too little or it blows too much.  Too little and the ratepayers are paying an inordinate amount … Continue reading

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Dominion Hides Threat to Whales

Secrecy abounds around the monster offshore wind (OSW) project proposed by Dominion Energy. In this case it is all about the threat to the severely endangered North Atlantic Right Whales. I earlier reported on the big hidden whale study done by the … Continue reading

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