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Washington Gas Earns 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
Award marks the company’s fourth recognition since 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2023) – Washington Gas is proud to announce that it has again been recognized by ENERGY STAR for its commitment to energy efficiency. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have selected the company as the winner of the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for Energy Efficiency Program Delivery. 
 
Washington Gas has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2015 and received the Partner of the Year Award in 2022 and the Excellence in Promotion Award in 2018 and 2020. Today’s honor recognizes the company for the fourth time, highlighting exemplary commitment and consistent leadership. Successfully leveraging ENERGY STAR to help Maryland customers save over two million therms (a measure of heat energy) in 2022 was a significant factor in this award achievement. 
 
“We are proud to receive an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award two years in a row,” said Blue Jenkins, Executive Vice President & President Utilities & President Washington Gas. “This award is testament to the commitment Washington Gas has to conducting our operations responsibly and serving our customers with a focus on protecting the environment.”

“As we accelerate historic efforts to address climate change, public-private partnerships will be essential to realizing the scale of our ambition,” said Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan.  “I applaud this year’s ENERGY STAR award winners for working with EPA to deliver a clean energy future that saves American consumers and businesses money and creates jobs.”

The ENERGY STAR program honors businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. Award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies that are essential in addressing the climate crisis and protecting public health. 

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2023 winners and more information about the awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners. To find out more about Washington Gas energy efficiency programs, visit wgsmartsavings.com.  

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About Washington Gas 
Washington Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd [TSX:ALA], is a regulated natural gas utility that provides safe, reliable natural gas service to more than 1.2 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The company has been providing energy to residential, commercial and industrial customers for nearly 175 years. Learn more at www.washingtongas.com. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
 

About ENERGY STAR 

ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs and achieve more than 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR’s impacts can be found at www.energystar.gov/about/impacts
 
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