Dominion Energy Successfully Concludes Noncontrolling Equity Partner Process for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Commercial Project; Announces Highly Credit-Positive Transaction Featuring Robust Cost- and Risk-Sharing With High-Quality and Well-Capitalized Partner, Stonepeak



Announced partnership consistent with the previously outlined commitments & priorities of the business review
Partnering with Stonepeak, a leading global infrastructure investor, to fund 50% of project construction costs with meaningful protection from any unforeseen increases in the current project construction budget
Improves quantitative & qualitative business risk profile via highly credit-positive partnership
Transaction expected to close by the end of 2024, subject to customary approvals

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D), today announced an agreement to sell a 50% noncontrolling interest in the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind commercial project (CVOW) to Stonepeak through the formation of an offshore wind partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, Dominion Energy will retain full operational control of the construction and operations of CVOW.

Robert M. Blue, Dominion Energy chair, president and chief executive officer, said:

“The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project continues to proceed on-time and on-budget and consistent with our previously communicated timing and cost expectations. A competitive partnership process attracted high-quality interest resulting in a compelling partner for CVOW. Stonepeak is one of the world’s largest infrastructure investors with more than $61 billion in assets under management and an extensive track record of investment in large and complex energy infrastructure projects including offshore wind. Their significant financial participation will benefit both our project and our customers.

“This transaction achieves several key objectives including: (1) adding an attractive, well-capitalized, and high-quality partner; (2) establishing robust cost-sharing that provides meaningful protection from any unforeseen project cost increases; and (3) improving our quantitative and qualitative business risk profile through the creation of a highly credit-positive partnership. We have reviewed the transaction with our credit-rating agencies and expect the transaction to be viewed as a significant credit-positive, which will ultimately benefit our customers. A financially healthy Dominion Energy with a strong credit profile and balance sheet is optimally positioned to attract the capital we need to provide an exceptional customer experience and support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s economic and environmental goals.”

Transaction structure
Stonepeak will invest in a newly formed subsidiary of …

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