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John C. Lee Jr. Appointed as President and CEO of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative

John C. Lee Jr. has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) following a nationwide search. Lee, who had been serving as ODEC’s interim president and CEO since September 2023, previously held CEO positions at Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative and EMPOWER Broadband. ODEC’s board of directors expressed confidence in Lee’s...

Winter Storm Elliot Settlement Leaves Complaint by Old Dominion Electric Cooperative Claim and East Kentucky Power Cooperative Rights Outstanding

PJM Interconnection settled disputes with 80 parties over $1.8 billion in Winter Storm Elliot non-performance claims. The settlement leaves the complaint by Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, and the rights to bring a claim by East Kentucky Electric Cooperative unresolved.

Electric Cooperative to Construct Five New Solar Projects

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative plans to construct five new solar projects as part of its effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Virginia Cooperative Breaks New Ground for EVs

Northern Neck Electric Cooperative, a member of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, is pioneering a program to give electric vehicle (EV) owners a break when charging up their vehicles — as long as they do so when other members’ power demand is relatively low. It will be the first voluntary, separately metered, off-peak EV charging rate offered by an electric utility in...

ODEC to Develop 15 New Solar Installations

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) recently agreed to an expansion of its partnership with EDF Renewables to develop 15 solar projects in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. The projects will generate more than 60 MW of power for Old Dominion’s members.

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative and EDF Renewables Partner on Solar

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) and EDF Renewables North America have agreed to develop and build a 30 MW portfolio of distributed solar projects in ODEC service territories. The projects, which will cover 10-12 sites, are expected to be online in 2020 or 2021.

ODEC Announces Completion of Gas-Fired Plant

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) has completed work on a 1,000 MW natural gas power plant located near Rising Sun, Maryland—about 25 miles west of Newark, Delaware. The project is expected to produce enough electricity to power approximately 400,000 homes.

Cooperatives File for Community Solar Program Approval

Four of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s member-owners (A&N Electric Cooperative, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, Northern Neck Electric Cooperative and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative) have filed applications with the Virginia State Corporation Commission to implement community solar pilot programs. If approved, the cooperatives would establish three-year pilot programs to...

Cooperative Enters Long-Term Solar Power Purchase Agreement

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative has entered into a power purchase agreement to purchase the offtake of Clarke County Solar, a 10-megawatt solar power facility.

Virginia Coop’s Permitting Dispute Drags On

A Pennsylvania environmental appeals board recently denied Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s motion for summary judgment in a permitting dispute related to a proposed gas-fired plant, citing the importance of a factual question—whether water discharged into a river after being used as coolant for the plant might end up in a local water authority’s intakes.

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