Economic Development

Chickahominy Power is committed to becoming a responsible community partner which will deliver significant economic benefit.
  • Chickahominy Power represents approximately $1.4 billion in new investment to Virginia and local community

  • Chickahominy Power delivers the most efficient and clean generation available in the market today

  • Chickahominy Power Project effectively displaces older, more polluting generation and support Governor’s policy for an effective transition to a lower carbon portfolio

  • Chickahominy Power provides reliable and cost effective support to all renewable generation until other alternatives (long term battery support) become economically and technically viable

  • Chickahominy Power is located in a relatively small 25 acres of 186 aces available and all within an area of Charles City County identified and developed for industrial development (Roxbury Industrial Park)

  • Charles City County benefits from large increase to tax revenues, projected at over $100 Million over ten years with limited cost for additional services against those revenues

  • Charles City County benefits from significant increase in construction jobs, projected to peak at approximately 1000 new jobs, and an associated “ripple” of salary spending economic benefits

  • Charles City County benefits from new, skilled, highly compensated employment opportunities, projected at approximately 45 permanent jobs