The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) recognized Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) of Virginia and the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) of Illinois as the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year.
Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) announces new standards for products that are labeled Certified Humane® and either "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised." There is currently no legal definition for "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised" in the United States, therefore these terms are often used on poultry packaging with no unilateral definitions for the consumer to trust. HFAC's 28-member Scientific Committee has spent nearly two years reviewing all of the current research, which has resulted in new standards for the Certified Humane® label.
-- 19 additional organizations to receive $300,000 in funding; total for the year $575,000
-- Grants cover a variety of environmental organizations, programs across Virginia
Nineteen more environmental organizations in Virginia will share an additional $300,000 in grants from the charitable arm of Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power, bringing the total funding this year to $575,000. The first wave of grants from the Dominion Foundation – $275,000– was awarded in April to 17 organizations.
Dominion Virginia Power to Install State's Largest Rooftop Solar Project at Canon's Gloucester Facility
- More than 2,000 solar panels to be part of the project
- Will be capable of powering more than 125 homes
- Provides opportunity to study distributed generation and its future development
Dominion Virginia Power will install more than 2,000 solar panels on the rooftop of Canon Virginia Inc.'s (CVI) Industrial Resource Technologies (IRT) facility in Gloucester, making it the largest roof solar system in the Commonwealth.
The 2013 Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) Chairman, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama, presented the Chairman's Stewardship Award for a major company to Dominion Resources during the IOGCC Annual Meeting, November 5, 2013 in Long Beach, California.