Brunswick County Virginia
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Fiber Broadband Brunswick County is on the backbone of an advanced 2000+ mile fiber-optic broadband network.

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Strategic Location
Located in the center of the Mid-Atlantic,
we will give your company easy access to all major markets in the Eastern US and to the Port of Virginia.

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Lakes and More! Your employees will enjoy our recreational opportunities and the lifestyle possible in a low-cost rural area.

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Groundbreaking Held for Dominion Virginia Power Station

dominion groundbreakingA groundbreaking and dedication ceremony was held for the Brunswick County Power Station in Freeman on Friday, May 16. Supervisor Denise Williams, left, Dr. Robert Satcher, Sr. – IDA Board, Supervisor John Cataldo, Supervisor Welton Tyler, Supervisor Bernard Jones – Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors, Joan Moore – Executive Director of the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority, Paul Ruppert - Dominion’s Senior Vice President of Business Development & Generation Construction, Maurice Jones - Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia, Dr. Charlette T. Woolridge – County Administrator, Morris Taylor – IDA Board, Gwen McMillan – Chair of the IDA Board, Ray Thomas – IDA Board and Lavern Jolly – IDA Board, shoveled dirt. Notice the Air Cooled Condenser in the background.

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Brunswick County Power Station ok'd by Virginia State Corporation Commission

Artist's rendering of the proposed stationDominion Virginia Power received permission from the Virginia State Corporation Commission on Aug. 2, 2013, to construct a 1,358-megawatt, natural gas fueled power station near Lawrenceville in Brunswick County. The combined cycle, natural gas-fired power station will serve growing customer demand and replace electricity from aging coal-fired power stations that are being retired for economic and environmental reasons.

Dominion plans to start construction immediately with commercial service expected to begin in the summer of 2016.

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Economic Development Coordinating Council

Strategic Mid-Atlantic location, within a day's drive of a majority of the US population.

strategic East Coast location

Company Testimonials

The forest products industry has been an important part of Brunswick County’s heritage for generations. I have been in the timber and lumber business for over 40 years and am proud to have our company located here. It continues to be a wise decision both logistically and from a workforce perspective.

- Owen M. Strickler, III, President of Virginia-Carolina Forest Products, Inc.