Last-Minute Ideas For 'Green' Holiday Gifts From Dominion Virginia Power's Energy Blog




RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holiday shoppers looking for last-minute gifts designed to help save energy, money and the environment need look no farther than Dominion Virginia Power's energy conservation blog at


In one of the latest posts on how to use energy wisely, you will find more than a dozen ideas and links, ranging from information about a "green iPhone app" to a porch light bulb that uses light emitting diodes (LEDs) for illumination.


Other gift ideas on the Dominion blog include:

  • A remotely controlled power strip,
  • A subscription to an online magazine, and
  • Eco-friendly office supplies.


The company's energy conservation blog has been popular with customers as they search for efficient ways to use energy and share ideas that have worked well for them. One of the most-visited topics explains the power consumption levels of different makes and sizes of flat-screen TVs.


Dominion lists new energy-saving tips on its Web site daily and has online energy audits and calculators to help consumers and businesses determine how they can reduce energy use and save money. One of the online calculators shows how much energy holiday lights use and how much can be saved by switching from conventional lights to LED holiday lights.


Other ways to save energy during the holidays and the cold days of winter also are discussed on the site. More information on these and other energy-saving topics is available online at


Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers of energy, with a portfolio of more than 27,500 megawatts of generation. Dominion serves retail energy customers in 12 states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's Web site at


SOURCE: Dominion

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