After years of the review, the project has received approval from federal officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as well as state regulators and James City County for the switching station. This paves the way for Virginians on the Peninsula to have cleaner energy and continued reliability for years to come.
Construction on the Skiffes Creek transmission line is underway. We are making great progress and expect to complete the project by summer 2019. Until the line is completed, the Peninsula remains at a higher risk of power outages, especially during unseasonable or extreme temperatures. While Dominion Energy will do everything we can to serve customers safely and reliably, there’s only so much that’s possible until more electricity can be brought to the Peninsula. As we continue working, here a few things you can do to help keep the lights on:
- Raise your thermostat to 78 degrees
- Keep shades closed when the air conditioner is on
- Wash dishes and clothes in the early morning or late evening
Click here to see more ways to conserve.
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