Dominion's Demand Response Services Can Help Businesses Trim Energy Use, Earn Money

Dominion's Demand Response Services Can Help Businesses Trim Energy Use, Earn

PR Newswire

DALLAS, June 25, 2013

DALLAS, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --With the dog days of summer looming,
Dominion Energy Solutions reminds commercial and industrial businesses that
they can save energy and make money through a variety of demand response

Dominion Energy Solutions, a provider of demand response services, can help
customers reduce electricity use during peak demand periods, thereby helping
to alleviate stress on the power grid.

"Demand response programs offer financial incentives to businesses that reduce
the energy use of their facilities during times of peak demand," said Dominion
Vice President Katheryn Curtis. "Customer participation in demand response
programs improves grid system reliability, mitigates price spikes and enables
businesses to respond to wholesale price signals. A well-designed demand
response program can help the power grid avoid rolling brownouts, and also
generate revenue for businesses."

Dominion's demand response services are primarily marketed to commercial and
industrial customers in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
territory. Industries that can benefit greatly from demand response programs
include data centers, hospitals, educational campuses, cold storage
distribution centers, commercial office buildings and manufacturing

Interested businesses can contact Dominion Energy Solutions online at its
updated and informative website,,
call toll-free at 1-866-791-1911, or email to

"We can assist commercial customers of most sizes and industries to enroll and
participate in demand response programs that suit their specific needs,"
Curtis said. "We analyze load data, review facility operations and hours,
educate customers on demand response program rules, and strategize on which
demand response programs best fit your needs."

Dominion Energy Solutions supplies electricity, natural gas and related
services to more than two million homes and businesses in 15 states. Its
parent company, Dominion, is headquartered in Richmond, Va., and is one of the
nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of
approximately 27,500 megawatts of generation. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Dominion

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