Dominion Energy Recognizes Gas Utility Workers’ Contribution to Communities

- Company, industry highlight Natural Gas Utility Workers' Day
- Natural gas utility workers work unwaveringly amid the COVID-19
- Dominion Energy features employees in Apex, Raleigh and Asheville
The skill and dedication of our gas utility workers never ceases to amaze me.

GASTONIA, N.C., March 18, 2020 – Every day, nearly 600,000 Dominion Energy natural gas customers in North Carolina depend on the hard-working dedication of gas utility workers to heat their homes, cook their food and power their businesses. Dominion Energy invites the public to recognize Natural Gas Utility Workers' Day today in recognition of their valuable contribution to the daily lives and well-being of our customers, especially as the nation responds to COVID-19.

Braving adverse weather conditions and working through times of difficulty as we are experiencing with COVID-19, gas utility workers demonstrate an unwavering commitment to serving their neighbors and communities, making personal sacrifices for the comfort of others.

“The skill and dedication of our gas utility workers never ceases to amaze me. Their dedication to our customers is even more apparent as we confront the societal challenges of COVID-19,” said Diane Leopold, Dominion Energy's co-Chief Operating Officer. “They deserve our gratitude for the outstanding public service they provide, particularly during times like this,” Leopold added.

Dominion Energy North Carolina employees work hard to deliver the clean, safe and affordable energy customers depend on. Our customer service representatives help low-income customers with affordable payment options and are hard at work to ensure the most vulnerable do not have their service impacted during this time of need. Our inspectors work around the clock to protect public safety. As part of Dominion Energy's response to COVID-19, technicians are diligently reconnecting service to our most vulnerable customers. Speaking for all of Dominion Energy workforce, the following North Carolina employees shared their commitment to safety, reliability and environmental stewardship in everything do:

“Our natural gas employees care about each other's safety, and they care about the safety of the communities we serve,” said Shaun Randall, vice president of operations for Dominion Energy North Carolina. “They work hard together to seamlessly provide customers the convenience and comfort of safe, reliable natural gas. I commend our employees for their commitment to our customers as we all work together to get through this time of uncertainty related to COVID-19. Our gas utility workers will continue to rise to the challenges we're facing.”

This is the fifth year for the nationwide celebration established by the American Public Gas Association. Dominion Energy will share employee spotlights on social media featuring natural gas employees. The public is invited to participate by using #GasWorkersDay when posting notes of appreciation and sharing how natural gas workers are strengthening communities.

About Dominion Energy

More than 7 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with more than $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. The company is committed to achieve net zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions from its power generation and gas infrastructure operations by 2050. Please visit to learn more.

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