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  • 7/24/17 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas, a WGL (NYSE: WGL) company, has been ranked as a Most Trusted Brand in 2017 among residential utility customers, according to a new Cogent Reports™ study by Market Strategies International. The findings, which designate 44 utilities across the country as “Most Trusted Brands,” can be found in The 2017 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement: Residential study. Washington Gas was recognized for several factors,more
  • 5/9/17 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas, a WGL company (NYSE: WGL), announced today that its new Northwest Station Fleet Facility in Rockville, Maryland, earned LEED Gold Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), exceeding the threshold of 60 credits by 3 points. From the outset, Washington Gas worked to verify and document that the building and all of its systems and assemblies were planned, designed, installed, tested, operated andmore
  • 5/3/17 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL (NYSE:WGL), the parent company of Washington Gas Light Company, today announced its sustainability targets for 2025 and unveiled new clean energy initiatives to meet its aspirations. By 2025, WGL plans to achieve carbon neutral fleet and facilities operations, reduce emission intensity of its natural gas distribution system by 38 percent (against a 2008 baseline), and enable customers to avoid 18 million metric tons of greenhousemore
  • 4/20/17 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL (NYSE: WGL), the parent company of Washington Gas Light Company, has announced that Washington Gas will relocate its corporate headquarters to 1000 Maine Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. in 2018. The selected site is part of The Wharf, a $2 billion, mixed-use neighborhood being built by PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette on D.C.'s Southwest waterfront, spanning a mile along the Potomac River. WGL chose The Wharf because of itsmore
  • 2/7/17 8:30 am EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL (NYSE: WGL) released its sustainability report today, demonstrating an ongoing dedication to innovation in energy efficiency, community improvement and the implementation of sustainable business practices. This is the first Corporate Sustainability Report produced by the company; however, sustainability measures and metrics have been a focal point for many years, including in WGL’s Corporate Scorecard, in which almost 20 percent ofmore
  • 10/31/16 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Midstream, a subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL), today announced that it has increased its ownership interest in Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC (“Mountain Valley”), by acquiring all of Vega Energy’s 3 percent interest in the joint venture. The other members of Mountain Valley include EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM), a significant interest owner and operator of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline, and affiliates of NextEramore
  • 9/27/16 8:33 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company (NYSE:WGL), today announced the completion of a 3.2 megawatt (MW) solar facility in Devens, a 4,400-acre community in north-central Massachusetts. The fully installed photovoltaic (PV) solar system is designed to provide power to the residential, commercial and industrial customers of the Devens Utilities Department. MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development authority, is redevelopingmore
  • 8/3/16 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) today announced that three members of its board of directors – Debra L. Lee, James W. Dyke, Jr. and Linda R. Gooden – have been recognized by Savoy Magazine as being among the most influential black directors in corporate America. These WGL board members have collectively provided more than 32 years of service to the WGL board. “We embrace diversity as a core company value and continuously strive tomore
  • 8/2/16 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas, a WGL company (NYSE: WGL), today announced that it surpassed a supplier diversity milestone, exceeding a target goal of awarding 25 percent of its non-gas supplier contracts to businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. In its annual progress report filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on July 21, 2016, Washington Gas reported that 26.3 percent of its contractor spend was directed tomore
  • 7/24/16 12:00 pm EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As everyone arrives in Philadelphia for four days of convention activities, the political energy is palpable. Unfortunately, energy consumption and emissions are also going to be on the rise around Philly as travel and transportation increase and convention events keep the lights on around the clock. To help offset this increased energy usage, WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy) has donated enough carbon offsets to counterbalance themore