Grid Talk
Dominion Goes Big with Offshore Wind, Methane Capture, E-School Buses
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Dominion Goes Big with Offshore Wind, Methane Capture, E-School Buses
Jan 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
Marty Rosenberg

Host Marty Rosenberg talks with Thomas Farrell who is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Dominion Energy. In September, Dominion Energy announced plans for the largest offshore wind development in the country. Farrell gives the details of the project and explains why this significant investment is ready for prime time and why the Virginia coastline is there perfect location for the project.

The podcast also delves into the company's efforts to turn methane gas from pig and cattle farms into a usable product that is less harmful to the environment. Mr. Farrell talks about why this is a tremendous investment for farmers and the environment.

Finally, learn about Dominion Energy's plan to replace every school bus in Virginia with an electric school bus. Find out how 13,000  smart buses will be doing a lot more than hauling kids to and from school.

Thomas Farrell joined Dominion Energy in 1995, In January 2006, he was named president and chief executive officer and was elected chairman of the company’s board in April 2007. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics in 1976 and his law degree in 1979, both from the University of Virginia.