Dominion Energy Electric Transmission: Meeting Virginia’s Energy Needs

APA Virginia Chapter

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Presentation outlines Dominion Energy’s effort to meet Virginia’s growing and changing energy needs by planning, developing and constructing new electric transmission infrastructure. The presentation follows a project from inception to approval, and highlights Dominion Energy’s collaboration with a variety of stakeholders to ensure the best solution is proposed and built. Key takeaways include how Dominion Energy:
• Operates within a highly regulated and continually monitored environment
• Evaluates, plans and builds new electric transmission facilities
• Interacts with key national and state regulatory bodies tasked with approving new projects
• Engages with county and public stakeholders to explore alternatives and limit project impact
• Partners with local jurisdictions to better serve communities The presentation seeks to provide planners with a framework of understanding and guidelines to consider when making local planning decisions that could impact future electric transmission projects.

Speakers

Greg Mathe

Invited Speaker

Greg Mathe is a communications consultant for Dominion Energy and oversees the communication planning and public engagement efforts for electric transmission projects. He holds a BS degree in political science from Gettysburg College and has 15 years of strategic communication experience. Read More

Tim Winsky

Invited Speaker

Tim Winsky is a communications consultant for Dominion Energy and oversees the communication planning and public engagement efforts for electric transmission projects. He holds a BS degree in communications and history from Virginia Tech and has over 12 years of experience in the energy industry. Read More

Contact Info

Andrew Hopewell, andrew.hopewell@fauquiercounty.gov