Dominion Energy Programs Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in Virginia
The rebates for infrastructure, chargers and network fees range from
"We believe electrification isn't just the future of transportation. We're powering it in
Those interested in learning more about the company's commitment to electric vehicles and the Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot Program are invited to attend a webinar on
Helping electric vehicle owners save money when they charge at off-peak times. Beginning in early 2021,
Virginiacustomers who have smart meters will be eligible to enroll in a newly approved time-varying rate that will give them more control over their electric bill. The rate will incentivize customers to do certain tasks – such as charge their electric vehicle – at times of the day when demand for electricity is low.
Moving forward with the nation's largest electric school bus deployment. Beginning this fall, the first of 50 electric buses will safely carry
Virginiastudents while also reducing emissions.
Debuting an electric, self-driving shuttle that will make a loop between the
Dunn Loring Metro Stationand Mosaic Districtin Fairfax, Va.The project is the first state-funded test of autonomous public transportation in Virginiaand is in partnership with Fairfax County.
Helping public transportation go green. The first electric public buses in
Virginiawill be powered by Dominion Energythrough a partnership with Hampton Roads Transit. The company is also working on electric public transportation outside Virginiawith a strategic partnership with the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authorityto power electric buses in South Carolina.
- Installing public fast-charging stations. Over the next year, Dominion Energy Virginia will install four public fast-charging stations for customers that can charge an electric vehicle's battery to 80 percent in less than 30 minutes.
- Transitioning the company's fleet to electric vehicles. Dominion Energy Virginia has an ongoing initiative to transition a quarter of its light-duty fleet to electric vehicles. Additionally, the company is installing electric vehicle charging at its office locations and has incentives for employees who want to purchase an electric vehicle.
The announcement comes as electric vehicle enthusiasts across the
Electric vehicles are environmentally friendly and cost less to operate than gas-powered cars. Plus, they are easy to charge and fun to drive. According to
More than 7 million customers in 20 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from
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