WGL Energy Selected to Provide Electricity Supply for 121 School Districts in Pennsylvania

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WGL Energy Selected to Provide Electricity Supply for 121 School Districts in Pennsylvania


Vienna, VA (May 9, 2023) – WGL Energy Services (WGL Energy), a Mid-Atlantic retail energy supplier of natural gas, electricity and renewable energy, announced today it has been chosen to supply electricity for the next two years through three agreements negotiated by Provident Energy, a provider of comprehensive energy procurement consultancy services, to  serve a total of 121 school districts in Pennsylvania. 

The contracts, scheduled to start July 2023, were the result of a competitive bid among several retail energy suppliers.

Under the terms, WGL Energy will supply electricity and provide services that will help power educational facilities such as schools, universities and technical institutions across central and eastern Pennsylvania, in locations including Allentown, Bethlehem, Mechanicsburg and Wilkes-Barre, among others. WGL Energy’s offering will support each building’s energy use requirements, establish pricing and budget certainty, and, some contracts include renewable energy certificates (RECS).

Provident Energy was the energy procurement advisor during the bidding process and operated as the mega-aggregator that combined the energy requirements of all school entities, creating increased purchasing leverage when selecting among energy providers.

“Provident Energy assists our customers to make informed decisions when seeking service from competitive energy suppliers in the market, and we were pleased to recommend WGL Energy’s offering to meet our customers’ energy needs,” said John Young, Manager of Energy Consulting, Provident Energy.

“WGL Energy is excited to continue bringing quality energy service to a valued customer represented by Provident Energy – we welcome expanding our role as an energy supplier by reaching a wide range of school districts that represent a diverse cross-section in Pennsylvania,” said Clint Zediak, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for WGL Energy. “As with all of our customers, we are poised to deliver local, trusted and reliable service to help them achieve their energy goals, objectives and targets.”

In business for more than 25 years, WGL Energy currently serves the public sector (governments and universities), commercial and industrial customers, as well as residential consumers of all sizes across Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Ohio and Delaware.