• Power outages reported in Northern Va.

    WASHINGTON – Some power outages still persist in Northern Virginia, although a majority have had it restored since thousands were without power Friday afternoon. Less than 100 Dominion Virginia Power customers in Northern Virginia are in the…

  • Virginia regulators schedule hearing on solar project

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia regulators have scheduled a public hearing for Dominion Virginia Power’s proposed utility-scale solar power project in Fauquier County. The State Corporation Commission scheduled the July 16 hearing in Richmond on…

  • Judge allows state to intervene in Va. pipeline lawsuit

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has allowed the state to intervene in a Virginia lawsuit challenging Dominion Resources’ right to survey private property for a proposed pipeline. The lawsuit filed by Churchville residents…

  • New ethics rules to be taken up Wednesday

    WASHINGTON — New ethics rules tied to former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction will be taken up Wednesday in Richmond, as some critics of a bill to change Dominion Power rate rules separately raise…

  • Plan to lessen state oversight of Dominion wins backing

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bill that would weaken state oversight of Dominion Virginia Power’s rates has won approval from a Senate panel. A Senate subcommittee voted unanimously Thursday to approve a bill that would…

  • Dominion files more suits in Va. to survey land for pipeline

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources is suing more landowners in Nelson County to gain access to their properties for a pipeline survey. The News & Advance ( ) reports that the company filed lawsuits…

  • Concern grows over high-voltage power lines in Prince William County

    WASHINGTON – Some Prince William County residents are upset that high-voltage power lines needed for a new data center could impact their neighborhoods and historic land. They are holding a town hall meeting Monday night…

  • Dominion sues landowners in Va. to survey land for pipeline

    STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources is suing more than 40 landowners in Virginia who won’t allow the company to survey their properties for a proposed natural gas pipeline. Dominion filed lawsuits earlier this week…

  • Energy provider Dominion enhances website

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy provider Dominion says changes to its website are making it easier for visitors to find information and conduct business with the company online. Officials say the website that launched…

  • Power restored to 7,300 in Tysons area

    About 7.300 Dominion customers were without electricity in Fairfax County early Thursday morning.

  • Dominion plan to bury power line irks Alexandria City Council

    The Alexandria City Council was less than enthused when it met with Dominion and Pepco officials to learn more about a plan to bury a 230-kilovolt transmission line in the northern portion of Old Town.

  • Utilities prep for next round of storms

    With severe storms threatening to roll into the area Wednesday, weather forecasters are playing key roles at area utility companies.

  • BGE requests rate increase for electric and natural gas

    Baltimore Gas and Electric\’s request for a rate hike would add 4 percent to electric bills and 4 percent to natural gas bills.

  • PSC utility wraps up derecho hearings

    Almost two months after the derecho ripped
    the region leaving more than one million
    without power, an investigation by regulators
    how utilities handled the storm is moving into a
    new phase.

  • WTOP Beltway Poll: Customers support buried power lines

    After every major power outage, there\’s a call to
    bury electric lines. The latest WTOP Beltway Poll
    shows which utility customers favor that move the