Virginia’s Dominion Energy is transforming itself into a renewable energy powerhouse


By Chris Helman

Forbes.com, July 9, 2020

 

Farm Powered anaerobic digester

From pig manure power to wind farms, Virginia’s Dominion Energy is transforming itself into a renewable energy powerhouse—and Berkshire Hathaway’s cash will only accelerate the process.

Dominion is also working with startup Vanguard Renewables . . . Vanguard’s president, Kevin Chase, says that even though so-called dairy digesters had been perfected in heavily subsidized Europe over the past decade, owners of natural gas pipelines were initially skeptical at letting in bovine gas. “It was guilty until proven innocent,” says Chase, whose Wellesley, Massachusetts-based company has since landed long-term contracts with Vermont Gas, Middlebury College and Polar Beverages.

Read more

Tags: , , ,

Comments are closed.