April 29, 2011 at 2:52 PM EDT

Just one week left to take advantage of WGES Get Green For Free Offers

Help clean the air and water in the Chesapeake region, switch today to WGES

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Due to strong customer demand, Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) has extended its Get Green for Free offer in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Pennsylvania until May 6, 2011.

Residential and small business customers have the opportunity to buy 50% wind power and be upgraded to 100% CleanSteps℠ WindPower for free, and purchase 100% WGES CleanStepsSM nautral gas matched with carbon offsets and receive one free month of natural gas. These special offers provide WGES customers with renewable energy products that are easy on their wallets and good for the environment.

"Our collective vision for the WGES CleanStepsSM portfolio of products and our company is based on sustainability, partnership and respect for the environment," says Harry Warren, President of WGES. "We believe consumers want to do more for a greener earth, and we want to give them an easy way to make a difference. This unique offer allows consumers to buy more green power for less and reduce their carbon footprint. It's a win-win-win."

WGES now serves more than 337,000 residential, business, and government customers in the Mid-Atlantic region, including the District of Columbia municipal government. Washington, D.C. was recently ranked the number one Green Power Community in country by the Environmental Protection Agency. WGES also partners with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and recently contributed $100,000 to plant trees and do other carbon reduction projects to reduce greenhouse gases and improve the local air and water quality in the Bay region.

To learn more about WGES and their special April 2011, "Get Green For Free" offers, visit or and enter promo code "FREEWIND" or "FREEGAS" or call 1-888-884-WGES (9437).

About Washington Gas Energy Services

Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. is one of the largest competitive providers of electricity and natural gas in the mid-Atlantic region and supplies over 337,000 customers in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Headquartered in Herndon, Va., Washington Gas Energy Services is an affiliate of Washington Gas and a subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). For more information, visit, or contact Leah Gibbons at 703-793-7565 (office), 301-509-1508 (cell), or

Leah Gibbons, 703-793-7565 (office)
301-509-1508 (cell)

Source: Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc.

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