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  • 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
  • 11/8/16 8:30 am EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yesterday evening, WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) announced its support of George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering through the establishment of a scholarship fund totaling $25,000 to fund scholarships that will offset students’ tuition costs by providing $5,000 per year over a 5-year period. The company’s donation will support students enrolled in the Dual Admission Compact established between Mason and Northern Virginia Communitymore
  • 11/7/16 8:30 am EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL’s annual “Day of Weatherization” volunteer event brought the warmth and light of affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy to hundreds of local residents who might otherwise have difficulty staying warm this winter or keeping the lights on. Throughout the day on Saturday, November 5, 215 volunteers of WGL employees, friends and families came together to do everything from weatherizing homes to installing solar panels. Bymore
  • 11/1/16 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas announced today that its customers could expect a 20 percent increase in heating bills over last winter due to last year’s mild winter weather. Natural gas prices may vary if temperatures are colder than anticipated and create an increased demand for natural gas. With an anticipated return to normal weather this winter, resulting in increased usage and higher bills, Washington Gas encourages customers to prepare accordingly formore
  • 9/22/16 8:30 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas, a WGL company (NYSE: WGL), today announced that it beat two aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals four years ahead of schedule as part of an ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices and environmental stewardship. Washington Gas achieved a 74 percent reduction in absolute GHG emissions from its fleet and facilities and a 20 percent reduction in methane emissions for every unit of naturalmore
  • 8/11/16 11:25 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas is supporting local, state and federal officials responding to and investigating today’s incident on Arliss Street in Silver Spring, Maryland. Our thoughts are with the families impacted by this event. About Washington Gas Washington Gas Light Company is a regulated natural gas utility providing safe, reliable natural gas service to more than 1.1 million customers in the District of Columbia,more
  • 3/3/16 8:30 am EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Dr. Louis J. Hutchinson III has been honored for his contributions to the business world, being named one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” in the Spring 2016 issue of Savoy Magazine. Dr. Hutchinson was also named to the list in 2014. Since then, he has continued his commitment to serving as a leader at WGL by providing a competitive edge through an overallmore
  • 11/9/15 9:00 am EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (“WGL”) held its annual Day of Weatherization on Saturday, with more than 200 company volunteers weatherizing roughly 130 homes across Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to help keep families warm through winter and lower energy expenses. As a new element to this annual community initiative, WGL provided solar systems to four Washington, D.C., homes to further decrease homeowner energy costs and increasemore