Dominion CEO Tom Farrell Receives Edison Electric Institute's Distinguished Leadership Award

 Dominion CEO Tom Farrell Receives Edison Electric Institute's Distinguished
                               Leadership Award

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 10, 2013

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman,
president and chief executive officer of Dominion (NYSE: D), has received the
Distinguished Leadership Award from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an
association of shareholder-owned electric companies representing about 70
percent of the U.S. electric power sector.

The award, which recognizes an electric utility chief executive's exemplary
achievements, was presented during EEI's January Board of Directors meeting in
Phoenix, Ariz. Farrell served as the chairman of the association from 2011-12.

"During his tenure at Dominion, Tom Farrell has been a consensus-builder
within the electric power industry," EEI President Thomas R. Kuhn said. "His
leadership has helped EEI become a more effective and powerful organization."

Farrell is one of five industry chief executives ever to have received the
award.

About Dominion:
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,
with a portfolio of approximately 27,400 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles
of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,300 miles of
electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest
natural gas storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity
and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at www.dom.com.

About EEI:
The Edison Electric Institute is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned
electric companies. Our members serve 95 percent of the ultimate customers in
the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and represent approximately 70
percent of the U.S. electric power industry. It has more than 65 International
electric companies as affiliate members, and more than 170 industry suppliers
and related organizations as associate members.

SOURCE Dominion

Website: http://www.dom.com
Contact: Ryan Frazier, +1-804-819-2521, C.Ryan.Frazier@dom.com
 
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