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Dominion Won’t Build New Baseload Natural Gas Power Plants. So Why...

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA The message from several Virginians was clear at the opening of a new solar...

New Study by Rocky Mountain Institute Demonstrates Why Dominion’s Gas-Heavy Strategy...

Let's put aside for a minute the environmental harm caused by natural gas fracking, pipeline infrastructure, burning of natural gas, etc, etc. Now, a...

Virginia Regulators Reject Dominion Renewable Energy Tariff

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rejected Dominion Energy Virginia’s application for approval of a...

Virginia Gets an “F” When It Comes to Distributed Solar Power....

Sadly not surprising, but Virginia gets an "F" when it comes to distributed (e.g., rooftop) solar power. See below for the section on Virginia. And remember, we...

The Race To 100% Renewable Is On In Virginia: Floyd and...

by Ivy Main, crossposted from Power for the People VA On October 24, 2017, deep in the heart of Virginia, the mostly Republican supervisors of...

Solar Totaling 3.25 Gigawatts Planned By Virginia’s AES, Florida’s NextEra (Not...

Solar contracts totaling 3.25 gigawatts in Virginia and Florida have been announced recently by utilities other than Dominion. Arlington-based AES, a global power company, will...

What the Fate of One Solar Bill Reveals About Politics in...

by Ivy Main, crossposted from Power for the People VA Want an extra solar panel on your roof, just in case? Too bad, chump. Better...

New Poll: Virginians Overwhelmingly Support 100% Clean Energy by 2030

Great, albeit completely unsurprising, news from the Virginia Sierra Club. This poll, in addition to showing that Virginians overwhelmingly (67%-27%) support moving towards 100%...

Why Is Sen. Barbara Favola Buying Dominion’s B.S. Lock, Stock and...

What on earth is State Senator Barbara Favola babbling about here (see screen shot of her email late yesterday, below)? First of all: NO,...

Texas Defeats Dominion 18-0 in Renewable Generation

By Will Driscoll Texas dominated Dominion 18-0 in renewable electricity generation in 2017, according to final scores from IEEFA. Dominion couldn't dent the scoreboard with just...