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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY FOR APPROVAL AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES: CIRRUS-KEYSER 230 KV LOOP AND RELATED PROJECTS CASE NO. PUR-2022-00198 On November 21, 2022, Virginia Electrical and Energy Firm (“Dominion” or the “Firm”) filed with the State Company Fee (“Fee”) an utility (“Utility”) for approval and certification of electrical amenities in Culpepper County, Virginia. Dominion filed its Utility pursuant to § 56-46.1 of the Code of Virginia (“Code”), and the Utility Services Act, Code § 56-265.1 et seq. By means of its Utility, the Firm proposes to finish the next which is collectively known as the “Venture:” Assemble a brand new, roughly 5.2-mile overhead 230 kV double circuit transmission line-loop. This 5.2 mile line loop could be constructed completely on the prevailing 100-foot-wide right-of-way (“ROW”) and can end in three separate strains: (i) 230 kV Gordonsville-Cirrus Line #2199, (ii) 230 kV Cirrus-Keyser Line #2278, and (iii) 230 kV Keyser-Germanna Line #2276 (collectively, the “Cirrus-Keyser 230 kV Loop”). Take away a portion of 1 current 115 kV double circuit transmission line (Line #2 and Line #70) situated completely inside the current ROW between current Constructions #2/1201 1253 and Constructions #70/53-1 and set up a brand new, overhead single circuit 115 kV line which would require an extra 25 toes of everlasting ROW from the sting of the prevailing 100 toes of ROW for about 0.02-miles from proposed Construction #2/486A to proposed Construction #2/486B to attach Strains #2 and #70 on the Mountain Run Junction. Assemble two overhead 230 kV transmission Strains, Line #2283 and Line #2284. Line #2283 will probably be 0.15 miles in size, and Line #2284 will probably be 0.10 miles in size. Each will probably be inbuilt new ROW offered by a sure Rappahannock Electrical Cooperative (“REC”) information heart prospects (“REC Buyer”) and can run from the proposed Keyser Switching Station (“Keyser Station”) to the prevailing REC Mountain Run Substation (“Mountain Run Substation” or “Mountain Run 1 and a pair of”). Assemble two overhead 230 kV transmission strains, Line #2288 and Line #2289, roughly 0.01-miles in size. Strains #2288 and #2289 will run from the proposed Cirrus Switching Station (“Cirrus Station”) to the proposed REC Mountain Run 3 Substation (“Mountain Run 3 Substation”) and won’t require any new ROW. Construct a brand new part of overhead 115 kV single circuit transmission line (Line #70), roughly 0.07 miles in size in new ROW offered by the REC Buyer. This new part of Line #70 will run from the proposed Cirrus Station to current Construction #70/1255. Assemble two new 230 kV switching stations situated alongside Frank Turnage Drive, the Cirrus Station and the Keyser Station, on land bought by the Firm from the REC Buyer. Replace line safety settings on the Firm’s current Remington, Germanna, Gordonsville and Oak Inexperienced Substations. In response to the Utility, Dominion asserts the proposed Venture is important to guarantee that it could actually present service to the REC Buyer, to take care of dependable service for the general progress within the space, and to adjust to obligatory North American Electrical Reliability Company Reliability Requirements. The Firm states that the REC Buyer has requested retail electrical service from Dominion to assist a brand new information heart campus. The load space the place this information heart is being developed is at present served by the Mountain Run Substation. Dominion states that this substation has distribution limitations stopping it from serving the info heart growth. In response to the Utility, connecting the REC Buyer’s requested load to Mountain Run Substation alone would end in (i) substation transformer thermal overloads, and (ii) violation of the Firm’s transmission planning standards set forth within the Services Interconnection Requirement doc. The proposed Venture contains the wreck and rebuild of Strains #2 and #70 and the development of roughly 5.2 miles of a brand new, overhead 230 kV double circuit transmission line loop. The Firm has proposed to increase the prevailing ROW by roughly 25 toes on the Mountain Run Junction, Construction #2199/100. Dominion asserts that one other new ROW on the REC Buyer’s property can be wanted to attach the proposed Cirrus Station to the prevailing Line #70. Non permanent ROW alongside the 5.2-mile hall may also be wanted throughout building. The Firm states that no different different routes are proposed as a result of any options to the proposed Venture would require in depth acquisitions of latest, everlasting ROW. The Firm states that the proposed Cirrus Station will probably be constructed with an final design of 9 230 kV circuit breakers, 4 230 kV line terminals, two 230-34.65 kV, 168 megavolt-ampere transformers, two 115 kV circuit breakers, one 115 kV line terminal and different related gear. Will probably be designed to accommodate future progress within the space with a construct out of three extra 230 kV circuit breakers, two extra 230 kV line terminals, and a 230 kV capacitor financial institution. The overall space required to construct the substation is roughly 5 acres. The Firm states that the proposed Keyser Station will probably be constructed with an final design of six 230 kV circuit breakers, 4 230 kV line terminals, and different related gear. Will probably be designed to accommodate future progress within the space with a build-out of 4 extra 230 kV circuit breakers, two extra 230 kV line terminals and two 230 kV capacitor banks. The overall space required to construct the station is roughly 4 acres. The Firm states the specified in-service date for the proposed Venture is December 30, 2025. The Firm represents the estimated conceptual value of the proposed Venture (in 2022 {dollars}) utilizing the Proposed Route is roughly $63.1 million, which incorporates roughly $26.3 million for transmission associated work and roughly $36.8 million for substation associated work. Description of Routes for the proposed Venture The Venture is situated completely in Culpeper County, VA and contains the development of two new switching stations and interconnecting strains, in addition to the development of a brand new, roughly 5.2-mile overhead 230 kV double circuit transmission line loop. The proposed Cirrus and Keyser Stations will probably be constructed adjoining to Frank Turnage Drive and southwest of the prevailing Mountain Run Substation. The 230 kV transmission line loop will include three 230 kV strains; (i) 230 kV Gordonsville-Cirrus Line #2199, (ii) 230 kV Cirrus-Keyser Line #2278, and (iii) 230 kV Keyser-Germanna Line #2276 (collectively, the “Cirrus-Keyser 230 kV Loop”). The Cirrus Keyser 230 kV Loop will probably be constructed inside an current 100-foot huge right-of-way originating on the current Mountain Run Substation and lengthening roughly 5.2 miles east to the Mountain Run Junction. The 2 current 115 kV Strains #2 and #70 will probably be eliminated between current Constructions #2/1201-1253 and Constructions #70/53-1 and a brand new overhead single circuit 115 kV line, which would require an extra 25 toes of everlasting proper of means from the sting of the prevailing 100 toes of right-of-way for about 0.02-miles from proposed Construction #2/486A to proposed Construction #2/486B, will probably be constructed to attach Strains #2 and #70 on the Mountain Run Junction. Two new 230 kV strains, Strains #2283 and #2284, will probably be constructed in 0.15 miles and 0.10 miles of latest right-of-way, respectively, between the Keyser Station and the prevailing Mountain Run Substation. Proposed 230 kV Strains #2288 and #2289 may also be constructed, each roughly 0.01-miles in size, and can run from the proposed Cirrus Station to a proposed substation to be constructed by Rappahannock Electrical Cooperative. No new right-of-way is required for these strains. The Venture space contains primarily farmland and rural areas. Waterways inside the Venture space embrace Mountain Run, and unnamed tributaries to Mountain Run, and unnamed tributaries to Potato Run. The Venture crosses Frank Turnage Drive, James Madison Hwy (Route 15/29), Croftburn Farm Rd, Germanna Hwy (Route 3), and Blackjack Highway (Route 661). The minimal proposed construction peak is roughly 75 toes, the utmost proposed construction peak is roughly 115 toes, and the common proposed construction peak is roughly 100 toes, primarily based on preliminary conceptual design, not together with basis reveal and topic to alter primarily based on last engineering design. All distances, heights, and instructions are approximate. A sketch map of the proposal accompanies this discover. A extra detailed map could also be seen on the Fee’s web site: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Transmission-Line-Initiatives. A extra full description of the Venture additionally could also be discovered within the Firm’s Utility. The Fee might contemplate a route not considerably totally different from the route described on this discover with out extra discover to the general public. The Fee has taken judicial discover of the continuing public well being points associated to the unfold of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. In accordance therewith, all pleadings, briefs, or different paperwork required to be served on this matter shall be submitted electronically to the extent licensed by 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Fee’s Guidelines of Follow and Process (“Guidelines of Follow”). Confidential and Terribly Delicate Data shall not be submitted electronically and will adjust to 5 VAC 5-20-170, Confidential info, of the Guidelines of Follow. Any particular person searching for handy ship and bodily file or submit any pleading or different doc shall contact the Clerk’s Workplace Doc Management Middle at (804) 371 9838 to rearrange the supply. Pursuant to five VAC 5-20-140, Submitting and repair, of the Guidelines of Follow, the Fee has directed that service on events and the Fee’s Employees on this matter shall be completed by digital means. Please confer with the Fee’s Order for Discover and Listening to or subsequent Listening to Examiner’s Ruling for additional directions regarding Confidential or Terribly Delicate Data. The Fee entered an Order for Discover and Listening to on this continuing that, amongst different issues, scheduled public hearings on Dominion’s Utility. On August 29, 2023, at 10 a.m., the Listening to Examiner assigned will maintain a telephonic listening to, with no witness current within the Fee’s courtroom, for the aim of receiving the testimony of public witnesses. On or earlier than August 24, 2023, any particular person wanting to supply testimony as a public witness shall present to the Fee (a) your title, and (b) the phone quantity that you just want the Fee to name through the listening to to obtain your testimony. This info could also be offered to the Fee in 3 ways: (i) by filling out a kind on the Fee’s web site at scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting; (ii) by finishing and emailing the PDF model of this way to SCCInfo@scc.virginia.gov; or (iii) by calling (804) 371-9141. This public witness listening to will probably be webcast at scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting. Starting at 10 a.m. on August 29, 2023, the Listening to Examiner assigned will phone sequentially every one that has signed as much as testify as offered above. On August 30, 2023, at 10 a.m., within the Fee’s second flooring courtroom situated within the Tyler Constructing, 1300 East Essential Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23219, the Listening to Examiner will convene a listening to to obtain testimony and proof associated to the Utility from the Firm, any respondents, and the Fee Employees. Digital copies of the Utility and different supporting supplies could also be inspected at: www.dominionenergy.com/cirruskeyser. An digital copy of the Firm’s Utility additionally could also be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Firm: Vishwa B. Hyperlink, Esquire, McGuireWoods LLP, Gateway Plaza, 800 East Canal Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or vlink@mcguirewoods.com. On or earlier than August 24, 2023, any particular person might submit feedback on the Utility by following the directions discovered on the Fee’s web site: scc.virginia.gov/casecomments/Submit-Public-Feedback. These unable, as a sensible matter, to submit feedback electronically might file such feedback with the Clerk of the State Company Fee c/o Doc Management Middle, P.O. Field 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118. All such feedback shall confer with Case No. PUR-2022-00198. On or earlier than June 1, 2023, any particular person or entity wishing to take part as a respondent on this continuing might achieve this by submitting a discover of participation at scc.virginia.gov/clk/efiling. These unable, as a sensible matter, to file a discover of participation electronically might file such discover by U.S. mail to the Clerk of the Fee on the handle listed above. Such discover of participation shall embrace the e-mail addresses of such events or their counsel. The respondent concurrently shall serve a replica of the discover of participation on counsel to the Firm. Pursuant to five VAC 5-20-80 B, Participation as a respondent, of the Fee’s Guidelines of Follow, any discover of participation shall set forth: (i) a exact assertion of the curiosity of the respondent; (ii) a press release of the precise motion sought to the extent then recognized; and (iii) the factual and authorized foundation for the motion. Any group, company, or authorities physique collaborating as a respondent have to be represented by counsel as required by 5 VAC 5-20-30, Counsel, of the Guidelines of Follow. All filings shall confer with Case No. PUR-2022-00198. On or earlier than July 17, 2023, every respondent might file with the Clerk of the Fee, at scc.virginia.gov/clk/efiling, any testimony and displays by which the respondent expects to determine its case. Any respondent unable, as a sensible matter, to file testimony and displays electronically might file such by U.S. mail to the Clerk of the Fee on the handle listed above. Every witness’s testimony shall embrace a abstract to not exceed one web page. All testimony and displays shall be served on the Fee’s Employees, the Firm, and all different respondents simultaneous with its submitting. In all filings, respondents shall adjust to the Fee’s Guidelines of Follow, as modified herein, together with, however not restricted to: 5 VAC 5-20-140, Submitting and repair, and 5 VAC 5-20-240, Ready testimony and displays. All filings shall confer with Case No. PUR-2022-00198. Any paperwork filed in paper kind with the Workplace of the Clerk of the Fee on this docket might use each side of the paper. In all different respects, besides as modified by the Fee’s Order for Discover and Listening to, all filings shall comply totally with the necessities of 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Fee’s Guidelines of Follow. The Firm’s Utility and different paperwork filed on this case, the Fee’s Guidelines of Follow, and the Fee’s Order for Discover and Listening to could also be seen on the Fee’s web site at: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Case-Data. VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY

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