Sustainable Future

Sustainable Future, Cleaner Environment

Lower Carbon Footprint

This summer, we announced that the carbon footprint for a typical Dominion Energy customer in Virginia would shrink by as much as 25% over the next 8 years under our long-range planning.

Dedicated to Protection

We are dedicated to protecting the environment, and work daily to minimize our environmental footprint, protect natural resources and improve the communities we share. View our Environmental Policy Statement for detailed information.


Cleaner air, cleaner water

Power stations fueled by clean, natural gas now generate more than 40 percent of the energy for our customers. Maintaining water quality is also important to our environmental stewardship efforts. We are leading the way on coal ash pond closures, safely treating and discharging water to meet all quality standards.

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Protecting wildlife and habitats

Protecting the ecosystem around our facilities is an integral part of our commitment to the environment. Avian protection areas help protect native birds such as bald eagles and peregrine falcons. The Wings at Work program helps to foster a suitable habitat for butterflies, bees and birds.


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Wind and solar initiatives

Dominion Energy continues to evaluate wind energy projects in Virginia. The company solicited bids in the Fall of 2017 for new solar and onshore wind facilities 10 to 150 megawatts (ac) in size.

In addition, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project could eventually bring more than 2,000 megawatts of wind generated electricity to VA and NC customers. A Community Solar Pilot Program also is planned that will allow VA customers to voluntarily purchase energy from solar facilities.

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When not in use, unplug appliances and you could save an average of $100 dollars per year on your energy bill. 

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Close Your Blinds

During summer months close your blinds to save money and reduce CO2 emissions.

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Install Energy Saving Light Bulbs

Use energy saving light bulbs in your home to reduce CO2 emissions by 400 Kg over the lifetime of each bulb. 

Transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future
2018 Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

> View our new report.

People want to know different things when they think of Dominion Energy. This report addresses those topics and matters deemed to have a material impact, as defined by the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) sustainability reporting standards, using a strategy of nearly continuous stakeholder engagement. This report's content includes:

  • Clean Energy
  • Environment
  • Serving Customers & Communities
  • Employee Experience