Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The proposed 600-mile underground Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is an interstate natural gas transmission pipeline that would serve multiple public utilities and their growing energy needs in Virginia and North Carolina. Atlantic, a company formed by four major, regionally based energy companies; Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and Southern Company Gas, would develop, construct and operate ACP.
Support 17,240 jobs during construction and 2,200 operation jobs.
Lower Energy Cost
Saving consumers an estimated $377 million annually.
Delivering clean-burning natural gas to homes, businesses and power plants; assisting in the transition away from older, higher-emission power sources.
Energy Security and Independence
Providing access to enough natural gas to reliably power and heat for generations.
Renewable and Backup Power
Providing reliable backup power during peak times when less sun or wind are available.
Urgent Energy Needs
Helping multiple public utilities in Virginia and North Carolina meet energy needs exceeding system's capacity.