Dominion Awards $1 Million for Educational Programs Exploring Energy

Thursday, November 3, 2016

RICHMOND, VA -- For the 2016-17 academic year, schools and educational institutions in 11 states, including Connecticut, will share grants totaling $1 million from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources.

University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT will be awarded $24,500 for its study and measurement of carbon dioxide in Long Island Sound. Students will learn about stresses on the ecosystem while establishing a potentially important historical database.

Dominion Resources is the parent company of Dominion Virginia/North Carolina Power, Dominion East Ohio, Dominion Hope, Dominion Transmission, Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission and Millstone Power Station in Connecticut.