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Virginia


Virginia Commits to End Coal-Fired Generation

Virginia on April 12 became the latest state to commit to a phase-out of fossil fuel-powered electricity generation, as Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Economy Act into law. The…


Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, GE Top Wind Turbine Growth

An energy and finance research group on Feb. 18 said Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s (SGRE’s) offshore wind installations make it far and away the market leader in that category, while…


Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Dominion Energy’s proposed 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind project—the world’s largest single offshore wind project proposed to date—will likely feature turbines supplied by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE). A Jan. 7-announced…


Dominion Plans 500-MW Gas Plant, Also Adding Solar and Wind

Dominion Energy announced plans for a new 500-MW natural gas-fired power plant and also has taken over a solar farm project in Pittsylvania County in Virginia, with the company saying…


N.C. Officials Order Duke Energy to Excavate Coal Ash Ponds

North Carolina officials have ordered Duke Energy to excavate all its coal ash storage ponds in the state, saying the utility’s current plan for its coal ash sites does not…