Dominion Energy has announced that it will be putting the Pittsylvania Power Station in Hurt into cold reserve, beginning on August 1, announced Le-Ha Anderson, Media Relations Manager.

The current staff of 23 employees (who are contracted through NAES) will be reduced in number until the transition is complete. “We will retain two people on staff after the unit is on cold reserve,” Anderson stated.

At this time the plant is not permanently closing; it could be brought back online if the company decides to do so. It will be maintained on cold reserve for up to three years.

This is a breaking news story. Be sure to pick up a copy of this week’s Star-Trbunel for the full article.

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