EnergyShare in Virginia
EnergyShare® helps those who need it most.
For qualified customers facing financial hardship, the program includes bill pay assistance and free weatherization and energy-saving upgrades. The program has been expanded in both funding and resources, broadening participation to individuals with disabilities and military veterans facing financial challenges.
Dominion Energy provides a report on the program’s progress each year by September 1. Read the Special Edition Report.
4,400 Veterans assisted with bill assistance
800,000 Families and individuals helped since 1982
18,000 Homes weatherized since program expansion
Bill Payment AssistanceApplies to any heating/cooling source: oil, gas, kerosene, wood, and electricity within Dominion Energy Virginia's service territory.
Weatherization ServicesTo help save on energy costs, qualifying customers receive a free energy assessment and free energy-saving measures that may include:
- EnergyStar® qualified LED light bulbs
- Efficient showerhead(s) & faucet aerators
- Wrap insulation for hot water pipes
- Attic insulation and air/duct sealing
- Furnace fan motor
- Heat pump and A/C tune-up
Education and Outreach
Outreach Administrators travel around the state hosting, coordinating and attending community events to educate customers on energy conservation, weatherization and energy assistance payment options. Using exhibits and information booths, administrators conduct hands on demonstrations sessions to help participants understand how energy is used and how it impacts their bills to make wiser energy decisions.
Visit the Energy Assistance page to view a list of upcoming events.
To request Dominion Energy attend your community event, please send us a request. There is no charge for this service
How to ApplyCall 2-1-1 for a referral to your local EnergyShare agency or view a list of local EnergyShare agencies. In addition to helping with utility needs, 2-1-1 call specialists can provide referrals to resources for child care, elder care, housing assistance and training. Call today or visit www.211virginia.org. Help is available 24 hours a day.
How to Contribute
- Simply add $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $25, or $35 to the amount due on your bill.
- Overpayments in these exact amounts are automatically recognized as a contribution and will be documented on your next bill.
- Or, mail a check for any amount (made payable to "EnergyShare") to:
P.O. Box 91717
Richmond, VA 23291-9717
Payments and FundingEvery cent donated goes to benefit those in need because Dominion Energy and social service agencies pay for the program's administrative expenses.
Funds come from tax-deductible donations from customers, stockholders, employees, EnergyShare Partners and Dominion Energy. Funds are distributed through a network of nonprofit health and human service agencies.
Business CustomersBe an EnergyShare Partner by distributing information to customers and employees, and providing other support.
- View the new 30-sec. TV ad, “Stand By Me - EnergyShare Weatherization."
- View the latest print ad, "Sometimes a Helping Hand Comes on Two Feet."