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2013-09-04 12:25:13

New solar project represents largest at a charter school in the nation's capital WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Volt Energy announced today that 755 solar panels will be installed at KIPP DC's Douglass Campus located in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C and is the city's most underserved area. Upon completion, KIPP DC will represent the first charter school in the area to be run by a 227 kW solar energy system consisting of both solar carports and...

2012-09-19 02:23:28

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential natural gas customer satisfaction increases by seven points year over year, as the average reported monthly bill in 2012, $78, decreases by $9 from 2011, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study, now in its 11th year, measures residential customer satisfaction with gas...

2012-05-15 02:23:58

WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Innovations, one of the nation's fastest growing commercial solar heating companies, and WGL Holdings, Inc., today announced the completion of solar water heating systems for three multifamily buildings in southern California, owned by Williams Holdings, Inc. Skyline provided the solar water heating systems at no upfront cost, and Williams Holdings will receive solar hot water at a 25 percent fixed discount to their utility rate...

2012-03-14 08:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a reversal from 2011, satisfaction with communications from gas utilities has improved significantly among business customers, which has contributed to a notable increase in overall satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) Now in its seventh year, the study measures...

2012-02-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Innovations and WGL Holdings, Inc., today announced plans to finance and install solar water heating systems across 11 multifamily public housing buildings in Annapolis, MD. Over the life of the 10-year contract, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) will realize a utility rate savings of 30 percent. The project will help taxpayers save money and reduce residents' utility bills. (Photo:...

2011-10-26 08:25:00

35 Maryland Stores to Buy 100% Wind Power from Washington Gas Energy Services HERNDON, Va., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Panera Bread of Maryland, franchised by Lemek, LLC, today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the company as a leader in voluntary renewable energy purchasing for its commitment to buy 100 percent wind power from Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES) for its 35 Bakery-Cafes. Panera Bread of Maryland...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Marks the First Expansion for the Growing Media Company Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 NorBella, arguably the fastest growing media company in the Boston area, announces the opening of its new Washington, D.C. office. This marks the first expansion for the company, which was launched only nineteen months ago. This expansion will enable them to serve new and existing clients and partners. "The timing was great for us as we just landed another new client in the DC market," said Stephanie...

2011-07-19 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are enjoying a better experience when calling their electric and gas companies' interactive voice response systems (IVRs) compared to previous years, according to the "E Source Review of North American Electric and Gas Company IVRs: 2011." E Source found that 65 percent of the electric and gas companies reviewed improved the usability of their IVRs. In addition, none of the utility IVRs reviewed in 2011 are considered to be "very...

2011-07-19 08:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yards Brewing Co., one of Pennsylvania's largest breweries, is leading the effort in the brewing industry in Pennsylvania for a cleaner environment. Based in downtown Philadelphia, Yards selected Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES), a leading supplier of electricity and natural gas in the mid-Atlantic, as their electricity supplier. WGES will supply 100% CleanSteps (SM) WindPower to Yards, helping to reduce air pollution and...

2011-04-10 11:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to reduce regional pollution took root in Annapolis, MD today as 100 volunteers planted 1,000 native trees on a former farm on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The tree planting, as well as other regional efforts, is being funded by Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES) and Sterling Planet. Together with about 1,300 trees planted two weeks ago, the trees planted today represent the equivalent of burning 77,503...