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How consumers are affected when operators seek financial support for reactors

Source: 
The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal explores the effort by the operators of nuclear power plants to gain financial support for their reactors - and the impact on consumers.

Dominion to pay fine over decommissioned Wisconsin reactor

Source: 
The Associated Press

A security violation at Dominion Resources’ decommissioned Kewaunee nuclear power plant in Wisconsin will cost the company a $17,000 civil penalty levied by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, The Associated Press reports.

SE gas pipeline to create jobs, cut energy bills, say companies

Source: 
The Associated Press

A study commissioned by utilities including Dominion Resources and Duke Energy claims that a $5 billion natural gas pipeline they intend to build with other partners in the Atlantic region would provide thousands of new jobs and save households in Virginia and North Carolina an average of $44 per month on their utility bills, The Associated Press reports.

Dominion makes another request for FERC review start

Source: 
The Associated Press

Days after Dominion Resources announced it had requested the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission start review of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline it is proposing to bring natural gas to the Southeast, the company said it had also started the ball rolling to get approval to connect its transmission facilities to the pipeline, The Associated Press reports.

Dominion files with FERC to start Atlantic Coast Pipeline process

Source: 
The Associated Press

Dominion Resources has filed papers with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, asking for a start to the review process for the proposed 550-mile natural gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, The Associated Press reports.

Dominion announces solar expansion

Source: 
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Dominion Resources says it will install 2,500 solar panels at a Capital One Financial Corp. project in Virginia with the eventual capacity of 500 kilowatts, as well as purchasing two solar energy projects from EDF Renewable Energy in California totalling 42 megawatts, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

Duke-Dominion pipeline move highlights big investment opportunity

Source: 
E&E

Natural gas pipelines and terminals are big capital investment projects that are a natural fit for utilities, and the announcement from Duke Energy and Dominion Resources this week that they were joining the project to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline could be the start of a trend, E&E reports.

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's electricity in recent years because enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and because natural gas burns cleaner than the nation's other most important fuel for electric power, coal.

Md. Judge throws out zoning exemption for Cove Point LNG

Source: 
The Associated Press

A county ordinance exempting Dominion Resources’ proposed Cove Point LNG export terminal from zoning laws violates the Maryland’s constitution, according to a ruling from Judge James Salmon, The Associated Press reports.

Divergent views on exporting gas through Chesapeake Bay

LUSBY, Md. (AP) — Dominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.

Some, like longtime resident Tracey Eno are worried about increased air pollution.

"That can't be good for me. I mean that's just common sense," said Eno, 44, who lives 1½ miles from the site. "Is that going to show up as asthma? Lung cancer?

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