WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) announces that its subsidiary, Washington Gas Energy Services, recently won the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) contract to serve power to the vast majority of Federal departments and agencies in the District of Columbia and Maryland. The Maryland contract has a lifespan of two years and the District of Columbia contract extends over 18 months, with a projected start date of June 2015.
"We at WGL look forward to serving these facilities with electricity from Washington Gas Energy Services."
"We at WGL look forward to serving these facilities with electricity from Washington Gas Energy Services," said Dr. Louis J. Hutchinson, III, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for WGL. "This new agreement is an example of our ability to provide a comprehensive set of energy solutions to customers. We hope to further work with the GSA to explore opportunities to provide distributed power generation to many of these sites, helping these federal organizations to meet their mandated 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goals."
The estimated Maryland electricity load is 857,677 MWhs, and the District's estimated load is 2,429,784 MWhs, totaling 3,287,461 MWhs.
"The General Services Administration is looking forward to a strong and effective partnership with Washington Gas Energy Services. This is an alliance that will provide significant savings to the Federal government and the American taxpayer," added Ken Shutika, Deputy Director, GSA.
About WGL Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WGL Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: WGL] is a leading source for clean and efficient energy solutions. Through our affiliates and strategic relationships, the Company offers a diverse set of energy sources including natural gas, wind, and solar as well as a range of energy solutions - generation, storage, transportation, distribution, supply, and efficiency, with activities in 30 states. WGL has five main operating units: Washington Gas Light Company, a regulated natural gas utility serving approximately 1.1 million customers in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area; Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc., one of the largest natural gas, electricity and green energy suppliers in the Mid-Atlantic; Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a distributed generation and energy efficiency business, offering solar, fuel cell, combined heat and power, and other technologies across the United States; WGL Midstream, Inc., a wholesale energy solutions business, investing in and optimizing natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the Midwest and Eastern United States; and Hampshire Gas, a natural gas storage business which owns and operates facilities in and around Hampshire County, West Virginia. As product and service innovation are critical for value creation and sustaining growth, we are continuously increasing our assets and investments in targeted clean energy sectors. This strategy supports WGL's core business, as well as provides opportunity for growth through partnerships and investments. WGL's diversity is its strength. We are dedicated to the sustainability of our business, the customers and communities we serve, and the environment. To learn more, visit www.wglholdings.com.
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