Dominion jacks up renewables and storage in Virginia IRP, following landmark clean energy rule

Utility Dive: The utility "has already begun to transition its generation fleet," having retired more than 2.2 GW of coal, oil and gas-fired generation over the past decade, according to its IRP. According to the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA), the state must have 100% clean energy resources by 2045 and stipulates the addition of up to 5.2 GW of offshore wind.

Dominion proposed four scenarios, including a least-cost "Plan A" that adds over 3.5 GW in the next 25 years, as well as adding nearly 1 GW natural gas capacity in the next 15 years. Plans B, C and D all take into account the VCEA and other legislation passed this spring.

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