The newest member of Dominion Virginia Power's generation fleet, the 1,358 megawatt, environmentally clean Brunswick Power Station began producing electricity for the company's customers on Monday, April 25, 2016.

- Station's 1,358 megawatts can power 325,000 homes
- During construction more than $824 million in economic benefits was generated
- Station uses efficient technology and clean natural gas

dominion groundbreakingWith natural gas as its fuel, the Brunswick County Power Station will produce almost 1,360 megawatts of electricity – enough to power nearly 340,000 households - and is expected to save customers more than $1 billion over its expected life.

The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors has adopted an ordinance to repeal the Merchants’ Capital Tax effective Jan. 1, 2017.

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.