The Somers Solar Center will use Kyocera Solar, Inc.’s, photovoltaic technology to produce enough electricity to supply nearly 1,400 homes. The electricity will go to Connecticut Light & Power Co. under a 20-year purchased-power agreement.
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Dominion Virginia Power’s Altavista power station is now running on renewable biomass as part of a previously announced plan to convert three of its coal-fired power plants in the state to burn mostly waste wood left from regional timbering operations as fuel, the energy provider said Monday.
U.S. nuclear regulators asked Dominion Resources for more information about the company’s plan to continue running the Millstone nuclear plant in Connecticut when water in the Long Island Sound is warmer than the plant’s current permit allows. Dominion in May submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) seeking a change in the
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined officials from Dominion and FuelCell Energy to break ground at the largest fuel cell power project in North America.
Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell, which is being built downtown alongside Interstate 95 and the Northeast rail corridor, will produce 14.9 megawatts of clean energy. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
While there are significant differences between the Millstone Power Station and the Wisconsin nuclear plant slated to shut down on Tuesday, the reasons behind the decision nonetheless are being noted by those interested in ensuring Millstone has a strong future. Dominion, the company that owns both Millstone and the Kewaunee plant in Carlton Township, Wis.,
Energy company that owns Somerset power plant agrees to pay millions in federal pollution settlementApr 2nd, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
Dominion Energy will pay the government $3.4 million in fines and spend nearly $10 million on projects, the EPA and the US Justice Department said in a statement. Those projects are aimed at improving the environment and benefiting the public health in communities surrounding the Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Mass., and coal-fired power
Connecticut College has received a $40,000 grant from the Dominion Foundation to establish a new learning program to help students reduce energy consumption at Connecticut College. The Dominion Higher Education Partnership is a competitive grant program for private and public institutions in targeted areas of New England. Read more: College Connecticut receives $40,000 grant for
For nine months now, Dominion Virginia Power has said “no comment” to every inquiry from the Virginian-Pilot. The utility is unhappy with the paper’s coverage on a host of issues, reports Roger Chesley. They include Dominion’s role in supplying 1.5 million tons of fly ash to sculpt a Chesapeake golf course, the perverse rate structure
Skip Jordan, the site vice president for Virginia-based owner Dominion, discussed the mechanics of Unit 3, a reactor shut down temporarily for refueling, and pointed out $600 million in major investments the company has made in the entire station since its purchase from Northeast Utilities for $1.3 billion in 2001. For more on this story,
Schools and educational institutions in 11 states are entering the new academic year with Dominion funding for major projects, including Waterford High School, which received $10,000 to install a wind turbine.