Power Generation, Conservation Projects Will Support Thousands of Construction Jobs in Virginia

Dominion Virginia Power generation and conversion projects will produce more than $3.3 billion in economic benefits by 2015, a study released by the utility concludes.

The nine projects, some of which date to 2007, will support more than 14,200 construction jobs through 2015, according to Chmura Economics & Analytics, the Richmond company that conducted the study.

Once the projects are completed, they will produce annual economic benefits totaling more than $290 million and support more than 750 jobs, the study said.

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