Dominion Virginia Power seeks bids for 1,600 megawatts of intermediate or base load power generation

· Delivery period beginning in the 2019/2020 timeframe
· Bids must be submitted on December 19, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), has issued a request for proposals ("RFP")  for up to approximately 1,600 megawatts of  intermediate or base load generation to begin delivery in the 2019/2020 timeframe. The purpose of this RFP is to evaluate options to meet expected customer demand. Proposals may be compared to a self-build combined cycle option as represented in the Company's filed Integrated Resource Plan.

This RFP is seeking power purchase agreements of 10 to 20 years for a minimum of 300 MW of new or existing dispatchable power generation, including energy and capacity. Generation resources must be located in the PJM service territory, either within the Dominion Zone or areas adjacent to the Dominion Zone, as further described in the RFP instructions.

Interested parties must submit a Notice of Intent to Bid by 5:00 p.m. EST on Nov. 14, 2014 and proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2014.

The RFP instructions and additional information related to the process can be found at:

Dominion (NYSE: D) is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 23,600 megawatts of generation. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems and serves utility and retail energy customers in 10 states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Dominion Virginia Power

For further information: Dan Genest (804) 771-6115,