Public Service Companies, General Provisions (Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Public Service Companies, General Provisions (Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Virginia State Corporation Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


Public Service Companies includes gas, pipeline, electric light, heat, power and water supply companies, sewer companies, telephone companies, and all persons authorized to transport passengers or property as a common carrier. This legislation contains general provisions for the operation, permitting, and regulation of public service companies.

Policy Contact

Department Virginia State Corporation Commission
Division Division of Energy Regulation
Address Tyler Building
Address 2 1300 E. Main St.
Place Richmond, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 23219


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Va. Code 56-1 through 56-46.3

Authority 2: Va. Code 56-47 through 56-52