Generation, Nuclear, Renewable Energy

Dominion generates half its energy from zero-carbon sources

Dominion said that half of its electricity output in 2013 came from nuclear and renewable energy sources.

In addition, Dominion’s generation fleet saw a 24 percent reduction in its carbon emissions rate per unit of electric output from 2009 to 2013, according to the company’s seventh Citizenship & Sustainability Report.

The report also said that the company added more than 200 MW of renewable energy capacity and saw a 33 percent increase in customer participation in Dominion Virginia Power’s Green Power program.

Dominion has a portfolio of nearly 23,600 MW of generation, 10,900 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,400 miles of electric transmission lines.