POWER ISSUESFollowing is information Dominion Virginia Electric representatives presented at the RPCA meeting of January 27, 2014. For the full minutes of the meeting, click on the heading "Minutes" on the home page.
A Dominion Virginia Electric representative stressed that Dominion Electric provides round the clock services, with 2 full time meteorologists and use their weather projections for staffing purposes.
Dominion Virginia Electric has taken the following steps to improve reliability of service, reduce the number and duration of outages, and speed restoration. They have:
rebuilt the substation that serves us;
removed tree limbs from wires;
installed new protections for the system; and
installed electronic circuit ties.
If there is a problem, residents can call 1-866-DOM-HELP, or go to Dom.com.