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Dominion expects bills to rise to pay for renewable mandates

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Customers of Dominion Energy Virginia can expect their bills to increase by an average of about 3% annually over the next 10 years as the company changes its generation mix to comply with new renewable energy mandates, Dominion recently told regulators and lawmakers. Virginia’s largest utility included that finding in...

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Despite Clean Economy Act, Dominion forecasts a strong role for natural gas in Virginia

Despite highly publicized commitments by political leaders and Dominion Energy to transitioning the state off carbon sources in favor of renewable forms of energy, the state’s largest electric utility is continuing to bank heavily on natural gas, a long-range plan and statements to investors and shareholders reveal. The continued allegiance to the fuel, expressed...

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Virginia regulators to host hearing on electric grid plan

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy’s more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state’s electric grid over the next decade. The State Corporation Commission said Monday that it will have a hearing open to public comment in January on plans by the state’s largest electric monopoly....