September 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the signing of an Executive Order last week which establishes ambitious statewide clean energy goals and targets intended to ensure that 30% of the Commonwealth's electricity is secured from renewable electricity sources by 2030, and that 100% of its electricity will be powered by carbon-free sources by
September 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Dominion Energy Virginia has published a bullish plan to convert 50 school buses in its territory to electric buses by 2020. That's just the start, as the company plans to add 200 more per year to hit its target of 1,050 fully electric school buses by
July 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Data centers are some of the largest consumers of electricity in the world but even they have trouble getting utility companies to listen to them when they ask for more renewable energy.
April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
American power and energy company Dominion Energy announced in conjunction with Facebook on Monday that it would add six new solar facilities in Virginia and North Carolina totaling 350 megawatts (MW) for the sole purpose of supplying electricity to Facebook's local operations.
February 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Global non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace and internet giant Amazon are trading blows over a report published earlier this week by Greenpeace, which claims that Amazon Web Services is only meeting 12% of its renewable energy commitment in Virginia's "data center alley."
December 17th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
The US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals would like to know why the Forest Service suddenly fell in love with the proposed Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline
December 2nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods have teamed up to capture methane from the effluent created by hog farms, calling it "renewable natural gas."
July 11th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States' offshore wind industry is only on its first legs, and it's staying small for the time being, with Dominion Energy announcing this week it will partner with DONG Energy to build a 12 MW offshore project off the coast of Virginia Beach.
May 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The governor of Virginia has issued an executive order that requires regulators to draw up a cap and trade program for carbon emissions. Virginia would join 10 other states with such plans.