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Generation and Transmission


ODEC is committed to maintaining a diverse generation portfolio that meets today’s energy demand, while remaining cognizant of a fluctuating energy landscape. We stay abreast of emerging technologies and consumer conditions so that we can pro-actively anticipate and meet the needs of our consumer-owners.


To help ensure reliable, low-cost transmission service to our members, ODEC owns approximately 110 miles of 69 kilovolt lines on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in Accomack and Northampton counties.

ODEC is committed to meeting all applicable reliability requirements such as the NERC Reliability Standards, meaning we evaluate and pursue the installation of new transmission facilities and the replacement of aged equipment.

Generation Facilities

Maintaining a diversified power supply portfolio is critical to achieving our mission of delivering affordable, reliable, environmentally balanced electricity to our member cooperatives. ODEC operates five power generation facilities in Virginia and Maryland, incorporating baseload fuel sources and natural gas. ODEC has also entered into several long-term solar, wind and landfill gas projects, demonstrating ongoing support for the development of renewable facilities, protecting our environment and minimizing impacts to future generations. Explore the map below to find out more about our generation facilities.

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  • Natural Gas
  • Coal
  • Nuclear
  • Wind
  • Landfill Gas
  • Solar

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Armenia Mountian Wind Energy | 50.25 MW

ODEC owns 50% output of 67 General Electric 1.5 MWs SLE wind turbines that produce 100.5 MWs.

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Mehoopany Wind Farm | 110.8 MW

ODEC buys over 110 MW of capacity, energy, and renewable energy credits since Mehoopany began commercial operations in 2013.

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Stony Creek Wind Project | 32.5 MW

ODEC purchases capacity, energy and renewable energy credits from this 32.5 MW facility.

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Criterion Wind Project | 70 MW

70 MW project in Garrett County that employs 28 Clipper 2.5 MW Liberty turbines.

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Wildcat Point Power Station | 1,000 MW

Combined-cycle natural gas power plant that produces enough electricity to power about 390,000 homes annually.

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Marsh Run Power Station | 504 MW

Marsh Run Power Station is a 504-megawatt natural gas peaking facility with low CO2 emissions built in 2004 by ODEC. The location of Fauquier County for Marsh Run Power Station was chosen for its proximity to major natural gas and electrical transmission corridors.

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Louisa Power Station | 504 MW

504 MW natural gas peaking facility in Gordonsville, VA. This combustion turbine station produces power quickly with low emissions.

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Clarke County Solar Project | 10 MW

10 MW solar power facility located in Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s service territory.

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Cherrydale Solar Project | 20 MW

20 MW solar power facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore that began commercial operations in 2017.

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Cabin Point | 75 MW

Around 75 MW of solar power to come, upon Cabin Point’s readiness for commercial operations expected in 2022.

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North Anna Power Station | 218 MW

Among the lowest-cost nuclear stations in the nation, this station’s generating units power 450,000 homes.

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Richmond | 5.9 MW

Output from a landfill gas to energy project that produces electricity by collecting naturally occurring byproduct methane.

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Clover Power Station | 866 MW

Serves more than 550,000 homes, farms, and businesses. 1/3 of the cost of the plant is dedicated to pollution control technology, removing 95% of sulfur dioxide emissions.

Board Members
Portrait of Belvin “Butch” Williamson

Belvin “Butch” Williamson

President & CEO

A&N Electric Cooperative

Portrait of E. Garrison Drummond

E. Garrison Drummond

BARC Electric Cooperative

84 High Street, P.O. Box 262
Millboro, VA 24460-0264

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Board Members
Portrait of Michael J. Keyser

Michael J. Keyser

CEO & General Manager

BARC Electric Cooperative

Portrait of Keith L. Swisher

Keith L. Swisher

BARC Electric Cooperative

Board Members
Portrait of Micheal Malandro

Micheal Malandro

President & CEO

Choptank Electric Cooperative

Portrait of John Burke

John Burke

Community Electric Cooperative

52 W Windsor Blvd
Windsor, VA 23487

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Board Members
Portrait of Steven A. Harmon

Steven A. Harmon

President & CEO

Community Electric Cooperative

Portrait of Chad Fowler

Chad Fowler

Community Electric Cooperative

Delaware Electric Cooperative

14198 Sussex Highway
Greenwood, DE 19950

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Board Members
Portrait of J. William Andrew, Jr.

J. William Andrew, Jr.

President & CEO

Portrait of Bruce A. Henry

Bruce A. Henry

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

11633 Highway 92 West
PO Box 2451
Chase City, Virginia 23924

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Board Members
Portrait of John C. Lee, Jr.

John C. Lee, Jr.

President & CEO

Vice Chairman of the ODEC Board of Directors

Portrait of David J. Jones

David J. Jones

Northern Neck Electric Cooperative

85 St. Johns Street
Warsaw, VA 22572

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Board Members
Portrait of Gregory W. White

Gregory W. White

President & CEO

Northern Neck Electric Cooperative

Portrait of Hunter R. Greenlaw, Jr.

Hunter R. Greenlaw, Jr.

Northern Neck Electric Cooperative

Prince George Electric Cooperative

P.O. Box 168
Waverly, VA 23890

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Board Members
Portrait of Casey Logan

Casey Logan

President & CEO

Prince George Electric Cooperative

Portrait of Paul H. Brown

Paul H. Brown

Prince George Electric Cooperative

Board Members
Portrait of Kent D. Farmer

Kent D. Farmer

President & CEO

Chairman of the ODEC Board of Directors

Portrait of Darlene H. Carpenter

Darlene H. Carpenter

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative

147 Dinkel Ave
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841

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Board Members
Portrait of Michael W. Hastings

Michael W. Hastings

President & CEO

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative

Portrait of Robbie F. Marchant

Robbie F. Marchant

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative

Board Members
Portrait of Jeffrey S. Edwards

Jeffrey S. Edwards

President & CEO

Secretary/Treasurer of the ODEC Board of Directors

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Earl C. Currin, Jr.

Southside Electric Cooperative

Clover Generation Facility

Located in Halifax County, Virginia, Clover Power station serves more than 550,000 homes, farms and business customers in rural and suburban communities.

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Louisa Generation Facility

In 2003, ODEC built, and became the sole owner of, this 504-megawatt natural gas peaking facility in Gordonsville, Virginia.

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Marsh Run Generation Facility

Marsh Run Power Station is a 504-megawatt natural gas peaking facility with low CO2 emissions built in 2004 by ODEC, which is its sole owner.

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North Anna

North Anna's two generating units have a combined capacity of 1,863 megawatts, enough electricity to power 450,000 homes.

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Wildcat Point Generation Facility

Wildcat Point will be one of the cleanest natural gas facilities of its size in Maryland, generating approximately 1,000 megawatts, which is enough to power 390,000 homes in the region annually.

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Reliability, Planning and NERC Compliance

For the ODEC service area of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, we have over 225 delivery points through four transmission providers: Dominion Energy, Delmarva Power, First Energy and American Electric Power.

We work with these transmission providers and member cooperatives to ensure the most reliable level of service possible, as well as contract transmission service from our transmission providers by way of FERC-approved agreements under the PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff. By coordinating long-term planning activities with PJM and our providers, we can ensure current and future transmission systems will always meet energy needs of ODEC member co-ops.

ODEC is also registered for NERC compliance as a Distribution Provider on behalf of our eleven members through ReliabilityFirst and SERC Corporations. In addition, for ODEC internal NERC compliance, we are registered as a Generation Owner and Generation Operator.

FERC Standards of Conduct and OASIS

ODEC’s transmission facilities are part of the Mid-Atlantic power grid operated by PJM, a regional organization directing the operation of a transmission grid covering the Mid-Atlantic. PJM also is the tariff administrator and service provider for all transmission owners within their control area and provides all transmission service.

Information on the capacity of ODEC’s transmission systems is available at the PJM OASIS Website. Transmission customers should reserve transmission service through the PJM OASIS Website.

ODEC has received a waiver from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Standards of Conduct.

The Chief Compliance Officer is Rick Beam, Senior Vice President for Power Supply. Please contact Rick Beam at 804-968-4009 or if you have any questions about ODEC’s compliance program.

Learn how ODEC minimizes its environmental impact.

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