Dominion Voltage awarded U.S. patent for conservation voltage reduction Dominion Voltage, a Dominion (D) company, has been awarded a patent for its EDGE technology that enables electric utilities to plan, manage and validate voltage conservation for grid optimization. The title of the patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is "Voltage Conservation Using Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Substation Centralized Voltage Control." The company says EDGE can result in reducing the customer's electric bill by 3%-5% with no change in the customer's behavior, compared with savings of 1%-1.5% through traditional voltage conservation programs.
Dominion and SunPower partner to supply solar power to New Jersey homeowners Dominion (D) subsidiary Dominion Retail and SunPower (SPWR) announced a collaboration of the two companies to offer SunPower solar power systems to New Jersey homeowners. Dominion will provide program details to residents through a marketing campaign scheduled to begin this summer.