30 Jul '11, 2am

Dominion Virginia Power Moving Forward with Electric Vehicle Recharging Pilot.

July 29, 2011 – Vol.16 No.19 Dominion Virginia Power Moving Forward with Electric Vehicle Recharging Pilot. Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion, is moving forward with an electric vehicle recharging pilot program following the approval of the Virginia State Corporation Commission. The pilot is designed to test whether electric vehicle owners will choose to recharge their vehicles during off-peak hours - typically overnight - in exchange for lower electricity costs. The SCC gave its approval on July 11. Interested customers will be able to sign up for the pilot program beginning Oct. 3. The company intends to partner with car dealerships and charger installation vendors to build customer awareness. Based on rates effective Oct. 3, customers in the pilot could pay as little as 41 cents to charge an electric vehicle (EV) overnight with enough electricity for a t...

Full article: http://www.green-energy-news.com/nwslnks/clips711/jul1103...

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