“Sierra Club congratulates Dominion on its offshore wind winning bid today,” said Glen Besa, Director of the Sierra Club in Virginia. “As Virginia’s largest emitter of climate change causing carbon pollution, Dominion needs to be pursuing clean energy alternatives.” Dominion-Virginia Power’s current plans to meet future electricity demand would result in a 50% increase in [...]
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With bidding scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM this morning on the 112,700 acre Wind Energy Area 23 miles off the Virginia coast, the Sierra Club expressed support for development of offshore wind as a means of reducing the carbon pollution from fossil fuel power plants that contributes to climate change. “Offshore wind along the [...]
The US EPA posted its second year of greenhouse gas emissions data for the nation today [Feb. 5, 2013] showing Dominion to be the biggest carbon polluter in Virginia. The data shows that the top 3 carbon pollution sources in Virginia are all Dominion power plants: Chesterfield Power Station, Clover Power Station and Chesapeake Energy [...]
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2012 was a big year for Atlantic offshore wind and 2013 promises to be an even bigger year for its development off the coast of Virginia. In 2012, our Virginia WEA (wind energy area) – a 112,799 acre area 23 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach – was identified and cleared for development by [...]