May 29, 2024

Virginia Senate (VA Senate)

State of Virginia
Youngkin Signs Energy Bills to Aimed at Growing Southwest Virginia Industry
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) signed a half dozen bills that he said will deliver on his “All-American, All-of-the-Above Energy Plan.”
Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Virginia Legislature Passes Utility Regulation Bills Backed by Dominion
Companion bills backed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin that change utility regulation in Virginia easily cleared both chambers of the state legislature.
Policymakers Working to Meet Spiking Demand of Data Centers in Virginia
Demand growth in Northern Virginia's power-hungry Data Center Alley is accelerating, and policymakers are trying to ensure new demand can be met reliably.
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Dominion Energy Sees Loss in Q4; Earnings Fall for 2022
Dominion announced its 4th quarter earnings, and CEO Robert Blue discussed legislation in Virginia that would reform how the firm regulated in its main state.
Bill to Expand Community Solar Target Clears Virginia Senate Panel
A Virginia Senate committee cleared a bill to expand Dominion’s "shared solar" target to 1.5 GW while changing how consumers who use the resource are charged.
Dominion Energy
Dominion-backed Bill Promises Savings, but Comes with Strings
Dominion is backing a bill that critics say would limit Virginia regulators' ability to set its rates, while the utility says it would save consumers millions.
Borrego Solar Systems
Shared Solar at Risk from High Fees, Virginia Advocates Warn
Residential customers will be charged about $55/month to participate in community solar programs in Dominion Energy territory in Virginia.
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Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Wheeler Nomination
Virginia’s Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections took former EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler's name off a resolution approving Gov. Youngkin’s cabinet picks.
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Youngkin Taps Trump’s Former EPA Chief to Head Virginia DNR
Andrew Wheeler, the former coal industry lobbyist who led EPA under President Trump, is now slated to head Virginia’s Department of Environmental Resources.
Youngkin for Governor
Youngkin Vows to Pull Va. from RGGI
Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin vowed to pull Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but supporters said he doesn’t have the power to do so.

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