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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF
RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) FILING BY
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
D/B/A DOMINION ENERGY VIRGINIA
CASE NO. PUR-2021-00146

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size, locality, interconnection and projected commercial operation date (“COD”) for each of the
CE-2 Projects is provided below:
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• Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Virginia (“Dominion”) has
submitted its 2021 Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) Filing. The Filing includes
Dominion’s RPS Development Plan and requests for approval to construct 13 new
utility-scale projects and to enter into 24 new power purchase agreements.
• Dominion requests approval of revised Rider CE with a revenue requirement of
$71,025,000 over the rate year beginning May 1, 2022, and concluding April 30, 2023.
According to Dominion, this amount would increase a typical residential customer’s bill
using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month by $1.13.
• The State Corporation Commission will hold a telephonic hearing in this case on
December 13, 2021, at 1 p.m., for the receipt of public witness testimony.
• An evidentiary hearing will be held on December 14, 2021, at 9 a.m., either in the
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Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or by electronic means. Further details on this hearing
will be provided by subsequent Commission Order.
• Further information about this case is available on the SCC website at: scc.virginia.gov/
pages/Case-Information.
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Commission’s Filing Requirements in Support of Applications for Authority to Construct
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(iii) Approve to recover through the Rider CE rate adjustment clause (“RAC”) the costs of (a)
the CE-2 Projects and related distribution and transmission interconnection facilities and
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(iv) Approve an update to Rider CE for recovery of costs associated with the CE-1 Solar
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(v) Make a prudence determination for the Company to enter into 24 power purchase
agreements (“PPAs”) for 32 separate solar and energy storage resources totaling
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RPS Development Plan
Dominion states that its RPS Development Plan reports on the Company’s progress toward
meeting the solar, onshore wind, and energy storage development targets outlined in the VCEA
and presents the Company’s development plan for solar, onshore wind and energy storage
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of solar and onshore wind as of August 31, 2021, from facilities that are in operation, under
construction, purchased, or proposed for approval, including the proposed CE-2 Projects, the
CE-2 Distributed Solar Projects, and the CE-2 PPAs. For energy storage, the 2021 RPS Filing
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purchased, or proposed for approval, including the relevant proposed CE-2 Projects and CE-2
PPAs.
The Company’s RPS Development Plan calls for additional investment in solar, onshore
wind, and energy storage through 2035. For example, by 2035, Dominion projects it will have
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Locality

Interconnection

COD

CE-2 Solar Projects
Camellia

20

Gloucester

Distribution

2023

Fountain Creek

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Greensville

Transmission

2023

Otter Creek

?Y

Mecklenburg

Transmission

2023

Piney Creek

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Halifax

Transmission

2023

Quillwort

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Powhatan

Distribution

2023

Sebera

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Prince George

Distribution

2023

Solidago

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Sweet Sue

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King & Queen

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Gloucester

Distribution

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Transmission

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Loudoun

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The Company asserts that the CE-2 Projects are needed to comply with the VCEA, to serve
customers’ capacity and energy needs, and to comply with carbon regulations. According to
the Company, the total estimated costs for the CE-2 Solar Projects are approximately $1.1045
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The Company is requesting a total revenue requirement of $71,025,000 in Rider CE for
service rendered during the Rate Year.
For purposes of calculating the revenue requirement in this case, Dominion utilized a rate
of return on common equity (“ROE”) of 9.2%. This ROE was approved by the Commission in
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by the projects and PPAs shown in its RPS Development Plan towards its annual RPS Program
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available for the 2021 compliance year to meet this requirement and that the Company may be
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If the proposed Rider CE for the Rate Year is approved, the impact on customer bills would
depend on the customer’s rate schedule and usage. According to Dominion, implementation
of its revised Rider CE on May 1, 2022, would increase the bill of a residential customer using
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The Company also provided a consolidated bill analysis calculating the projected monthly
bill through 2035 for residential, small general service, and large general service customers for
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Plan, for example, the Company projects the monthly bill of a Virginia residential customer
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rates are subject to regulatory approval.

In its 2021 RPS Filing, Dominion also seeks only a prudence determination for the CE-2
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Distributed Solar PPAs”).

CE-2 Projects
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CE-2 PPAs Prudence Determination

The Company states that it intends to recover the costs of the CE-2 PPAs through future
Rider PPA, which is one of the rate recovery mechanisms in the overarching cost recovery
framework that was approved by the Commission for non-bypassable RPS Program-related
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4860 COX ROAD SUITE 150, GLEN ALLEN, VA 23060

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