RICHMOND — The State Corporation Commission (SCC) will
hold a local public hearing in August regarding an application by Dominion Virginia
Power to upgrade and improve various transmission facilities located in Fauquier
and Prince William Counties in Northern Virginia. The company’s Warrenton-Wheeler
reliability project involves some new high-voltage transmission line construction
and the rebuild and conversion of existing lines including one that extends into
In its application, the company states the various projects are necessary to provide
reliable electric service to its Northern Virginia customers who are served by these
facilities which also provide transmission service to Northern Virginia Electric
Cooperative. Dominion Virginia Power estimates the cost of the project to be more
than $109 million. If approved, certain facilities would be completed in the
summer of 2017. Others would be placed in service in the summer of 2018.
The local public hearing will be held on August 20, 2014. One session begins at
4 p.m. and another at 7 p.m. at Patriot High School, 10504 Kettle Run Road in Nokesville,
Virginia. The public evidentiary hearing will be held on September 30, 2014 at 10
a.m. in the Commission’s second floor courtroom located in the Tyler Building at
1300 East Main Street in downtown Richmond.
Any person wishing to comment at these hearings should arrive early and sign in
with the SCC bailiff. The audio of the Richmond hearing will be webcast via the
SCC website. Instructions can be found on the SCC website at
Written comments on the proposal must be submitted by September 23, 2014. All correspondence
should be sent to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, Document Control
Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118, and refer to case number PUE-2014-00025.
Persons desiring to submit comments electronically may do so at the SCC’s website:
Click on the PUBLIC COMMENTS/NOTICES link and then the SUBMIT COMMENTS button for
case number PUE-2014-00025.
Case Number PUE-2014-00025