Dominion Energy is an American electric and gas utility company that operates in 16 states and serves over 7 million customers. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Dominion Energy has a diversified portfolio of assets, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, and renewable energy facilities.
The company's electric utility business provides power to customers in Virginia and North Carolina, while its natural gas utility business serves customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In addition to its regulated utility operations, Dominion Energy also has a merchant generation business that operates power plants across the country.
Dominion Energy is committed to investing in renewable energy and has set a goal to have 25% of its generating capacity come from renewable sources by 2025. The company has made significant investments in wind and solar projects, including the 2,600 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, which is set to be one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world.
In addition to its renewable energy investments, Dominion Energy is also focused on reducing its carbon footprint and has set a goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. The company has announced plans to retire its coal-fired power plants and has invested in carbon capture and storage technology to reduce emissions from its natural gas-fired power plants.
Dominion Energy has also been active in its community engagement and philanthropy efforts. The company has established the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, which supports a range of community initiatives, including education, environmental conservation, and community development. The company has also partnered with organizations to support disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance to veterans and military families.