On October 20-22, 2015, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) held a hearing on Dominion Virginia Power’s most recent plans for how the company expects to provide electricity through 2030, including the roles that renewable energy and nuclear energy are likely to play. The plans are described in the company’s latest Integrated Resource Plan, filed with the SCC on July 1, 2015. Access to the plan is available online at https://www.dom.com/corporate/what-we-do/electricity/generation/2015-integrated-resource-planning.
SCC information on Dominion’s case (case number is PUE-2015-00035) is available online at http://www.scc.virginia.gov/docketsearch#caseDetails/134454. SCC Webcasts of its October hearings on Dominion’s plan are available online at http://www.scc.virginia.gov/case/hrg_archives.aspx. Part of the company’s plans currently are seek in 2019 second 20-year renewal for the Surry Nuclear Power Station, which began operation with a 40-year permit in 1972 and received its first 20-year renewal in 2003.
Additional sources and related media accounts:
Dominion to seek renewal of Surry license, Suffolk News-Herald, 11/11/15.
Can N.C., Va. meet new carbon standards without Atlantic Coast Pipeline?, Charlotte Business Journal, 11/11/15.
Virginia’s Electric Future, WVTF/Radio IQ-Roanoke, 11/9/15.
Dominion outlines new power plan, Richmond Times-Dispatch, 7/2/15.