Category: Dominion

South Carolina public advocate hires Dominion Energy attorney

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, whose stated mission is to represent South Carolinians in utility matters before the Public Service Commission, has hired a lawyer who had previously...

/ March 1, 2021

Dominion Energy nearly quadruples Virginia political contributions from 2018 to 2020

Utility directed large, repeat contributions to legislators

/ January 28, 2021

Dominion Energy rewards Virginia political allies with bipartisan, off-year campaign contributions in 2020

Utility boosted friendly state legislators, despite none facing re-election this year, while executives and lobbyists supported Richmond stalwarts in city races

/ November 17, 2020

Virginia budget amendments may allow Dominion Energy to pass COVID debt forgiveness costs on to ratepayers later

Advanced by House and Senate appropriators who have accepted over $2 million from the utility, amendments quash proposal to use $320 million in Dominion over-earnings to forgive ratepayers’ arrears during...

/ September 29, 2020

Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities

Download full report Dominion Energy Dominion Energy is a utility company that provides electric and gas service in primarily the eastern and Rocky Mountain regions, including Virginia, North Carolina, and...

/ September 22, 2020

Warren Buffett’s Methane Emissions Purchase From Dominion Energy

Berkshire Hathaway now is responsible for another estimated 1,663,568 metric tons of CO2e, at a minimum, from Dominion’s midstream gas infrastructure - an increase of about 40% over its previous...

/ August 20, 2020

Dominion and NextEra Takeover Bids for Santee Cooper Provide Little to No Benefit to South Carolina

Dominion Energy and NextEra Energy were named the top picks to manage or buy the state-owned utility Santee Cooper, in an analysis released on February 11 by the South Carolina...

/ February 18, 2020
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Dominion Energy net-zero goal undercut by pipeline expansion, “renewable natural gas” offset scheme

The utility joins wave of peer companies setting new emissions targets - but stops short of meaningful fossil fuel curtailment.

/ February 13, 2020

Utilities back anti-protest bills in Ohio and other states

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy are backing a controversial anti-protest bill in Ohio, the latest front in a national campaign by the American Legislative Exchange Council and its funders in...

/ February 10, 2020

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Dominion Energy Dominion is a utility company that serves more than 5 million utility and retail energy customers, providing electric service in Virginia and North Carolina and...

/ December 10, 2019