Legal Notices NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY FOR APPROVAL AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES: PARTIAL LINE #2010 230 KV SINGLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION LINE UNDERGROUND PILOT PROJECT (TYSONS-FUTURE SPRING HILL SUBSTATION) CASE NO. PUR-2020-00198 On September 29, 2020, Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Virginia (“Dominion” or “Company”) filed with the State Corporation Commission (“Commission”) an application for approval and certification of electric transmission facilities (“Application”) in Fairfax County, Virginia. Dominion filed its Application pursuant to § 56-585.1:5 and § 56-46.1 of the Code of Virginia (“Code”) and the Utility Facilities Act, Code § 56-265.1 et seq. Through its Application, the Company proposes: (1) to remove an approximate 0.56 mile segment of its existing overhead 230 kilovolt (“kV”) RestonTysons Line #2010 from the Tysons Substation to just south of the site for the future Spring Hill Substation and to relocate and replace the line underground; (2) to complete work at the Tysons Substation to allow this segment of Line #2010 to be relocated underground; and (3) to construct a transition pole just south of the future Spring Hill Substation to transition Line #2010 from an underground line to an overhead line (collectively, “Project”). Dominion states that the Project is necessary to support economic development priorities of the Commonwealth, including the economic development priorities and the Comprehensive Plan of Fairfax County, Virginia. The Company requests that the Project be approved by the Commission as a project that qualifies as a line to be placed underground, in part, because the Project meets all of the statutory requirements set forth in Code § 56-585.1:5 D for the Underground Pilot Program. Dominion represents that pursuant to Code § 56-585.1:5 D, Fairfax County has adopted a resolution in support of the Project and requested that the Company relocate and convert a portion of Transmission Line #2010 between the Tysons Substation and the future Spring Hill Substation from overhead to underground to facilitate the construction of a large planned mixed-use development, named “The View,” that supports the economic development priorities and Comprehensive Plan of Fairfax County. The Company states that the desired in-service date for this project is December 31, 2025. The Company represents that the estimated conceptual cost of the Project (in 2020 dollars) is approximately $30.4 million, which includes approximately $22.6 million for underground transmission line-related work, approximately $0.70 million for overhead transmission line-related work, and approximately $7.10 million for substationrelated work. The Proposed Route consists of approximately 0.58 mile of variable width right-of-way along existing Line #2010 between Tysons Substation and just south of the future Spring Hill Substation site. It largely will be on existing Company owned right-of-way and deviates for approximately 0.10 mile to accommodate the future site of The View development. The Line will exit the existing Tysons Substation across Tyco Road via VDOT permit and continue southwest for approximately 0.20 mile on existing 42-foot right-of-way. Temporary construction easements will be needed along this segment as will a VDOT permit. At this point, the Line will depart from the existing right-of-way and turn south within a private service road for approximately 0.05 mile on a newly acquired 30-foot easement until it reaches Spring Hill Road (Route 684). Temporary construction easement will be required along this segment. At Spring Hill Road, the Line will turn west within Spring Hill Road for approximately 0.05 mile via a VDOT permit until it reaches Leesburg Pike (Route 7). These two 0.05 mile sections of the Line are being relocated outside of the existing right-of-way to accommodate The View, a future development. At Leesburg Pike, the Line turns southwest crossing under the elevated Metro Train Line and crossing Leesburg Pike via a VDOT permit for approximately 0.05 mile and then continues on existing 42-foot right-of-way for approximately 0.14 mile where it turns southeast and goes around the east side of the future Spring Hill Substation site within existing easement and the future Substation parcel. Temporary construction easements will be required along this segment. Just south of the future Spring Hill Substation parcel, the Line continues on existing 42-foot right-ofway to terminate at a Transition Pole. For purposes of this Project, the Company intends to build a Transition Pole just south of the location where the Company plans to construct the future Spring Hill Substation. The Transition Pole will be approximately 140 feet tall, subject to final engineering. The Company also intends to replace the existing Structure #2010/12 located south of the future Spring Hill Substation and the Transition Pole. The existing approximately 61-foot Structure #2010/12 will be replaced with an approximately 90-foot structure, subject to final engineering. All distances, heights, and directions are approximate. A sketch map of the proposal accompanies this notice. A more detailed map may be viewed on the Commission’s website: The Commission may consider a route not significantly different from the routes described in this notice without additional notice to the public. A more complete description of the Project may be found in the Company’s Application. The Commission entered an Order for Notice and Hearing in this proceeding that, among other things, scheduled public hearings on Dominion’s Application. On March 31, 2021, at 10 a.m., the Commission will hold a telephonic hearing, with no witness present in the Commission’s courtroom, for the purpose of receiving the testimony of public witnesses. On March 29, 2021, any person desiring to offer testimony as a public witness shall provide to the Commission (a) your name, and (b) the telephone number that you wish the Commission to call during the hearing to receive your testimony. This information may be provided to the Commission in three ways: (i) by filling out a form on the Commission’s website at; (ii) by completing and emailing the PDF version of this form to; or (iii) by calling (804) 371-9141. This public witness hearing will be webcast at On April 1, 2021, at 10 a.m., either in the Commission’s second floor courtroom located in the Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or by electronic means, the Commission will convene a hearing to receive testimony and evidence related to the Application from the Company, any respondents, and the Commission’s Staff. Further details on this hearing will be provided by subsequent Commission Order or Hearing Examiner’s Ruling. Electronic copies of the Application and other supporting materials, including a video depiction of the route, may be inspected at: springhill. An electronic copy of the Company’s Application also may be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Company, David J. DePippo, Esquire, Dominion Energy Services, Inc., 120 Tredegar Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or Any person or entity may participate as a respondent in this proceeding by filing, on or before December 29, 2020, a notice of participation. Notices of participation shall include the email addresses of the party or its counsel. The respondent simultaneously shall serve a copy of the notice of participation on counsel to the Company. Pursuant to 5 VAC 5-20-80 B, Participation as a respondent, of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (“Rules of Practice”), any notice of participation shall set forth: (i) a precise statement of the interest of the respondent; (ii) a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; and (iii) the factual and legal basis for the action. Any organization, corporation, or government body participating as a respondent must be represented by counsel as required by 5 VAC 5-20-30, Counsel, of the Rules of Practice. All filings shall refer to Case No. PUR-2020-00198. For additional information about participation as a respondent, any person or entity should obtain a copy of the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing. On or before March 26, 2021, any interested person may file comments on the Application by following the instructions found on the Commission’s website: All such comments shall refer to Case No. PUR-2020-00198. Any documents filed in paper form with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission in this docket may use both sides of the paper. In all other respects, except as modified by the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing, all filings shall comply fully with the requirements of 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Commission’s Rules of Practice. The Company’s Application, the Commission’s Rules of Practice, the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing, and other documents filed in the case may be viewed at: VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY Existing Substation Future Substation (Spring Hill) Proposed Transition Pole Proposed #2010/12 Pole Replacement Partial Proposed Underground Pilot Program EXISTING TYSONS SUBSTATION Existing Overhead Line Partial Existing Overhead Line To Be Removed PROPOSED 230 kV OVERHEAD TO UNDERGROUND CONVERSION Partial Line #2010 230kV Single Circuit Transmission Line Underground Pilot Program (Tysons - Future Spring Hill Substation) Notice Map PROPOSED 230 kV OVERHEAD TO UNDERGROUND CONVERSION RELOCATED PORTION OF PROPOSED 230 kV OVERHEAD TO UNDERGROUND CONVERSION FUTURE SPRING HILL SUBSTATION Fairfax County 0' 0 300' (Main Map) 7000' (Vicinity Map) PROPOSED #2010/12 POLE REPLACEMENT PROPOSED TRANSITION POLE DATE: 9/02/2020

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