Richmond is connected to the high-voltage grid through Dominion Virginia Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2005.
Population of Richmond: 217,853*
Total Dominion Virginia Power customers in the City of Richmond: 105,560**
Total Dominion Virginia Power customers in Richmond metro area: 510,355**
- The state capitol building was designed by Thomas Jefferson.
- Patrick Henry gave his famous “give me liberty or give me death” speech in Richmond.
- The first African American governor, Lawrence Douglas Wilder, was from Richmond.
- Before becoming co-host of The Today Show on NBC, Matt Lauer hosted a local talk show in Richmond.
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