Columbia Gas Transmission’s (TCO) Virginia Reliability Project (VRP) is an expansion and reliability project that would replace two existing segments of the TCO pipeline system to continue reliable and abundant natural gas supply. TCO has been providing energy to the Hampton Roads region for more than 70 years, and as demand for natural gas rises across the region, these important updates will improve natural gas reliability and help meet the current and future needs of the Hampton Roads region.
The project involves replacing approximately 48 miles of 1950’s vintage 12-inch diameter pipeline with 24-inch diameter pipeline with state-of-the-art steel pipe, along with cutting-edge technology that will help enhance the reliability, safety and energy efficiency along the TCO system.
Enhancing the system to meet existing and growing needs will create significant positive economic impacts across the region to offset the more than $4 billion lost in economic growth over the last five years due to a shortage of available natural gas supply.
The project is expected to begin construction by the second quarter of 2024 with a projected in-service date of November 1, 2025.
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Washington, D.C. – TC Energy released the following statement after the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved, with bipartisan support, the Virginia Reliability Project.
On Sept. 15, TC Energy and Columbia Gas Transmission’s Virginia Reliability Project (VRP) received a favorable environmental impact statement (EIS) by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC’s findings also reflected the work of federal and state experts under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Today it was announced we are seeking applications for local businesses to become contractors on Columbia Gas Transmission’s (TCO) Virginia Reliability Project (VRP).
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The Virginia Reliability Project is governed according to regulations outlined by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
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