HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy), a leader in efficient and environmentally-friendly energy technology solutions, has teamed up with SolarCity, America’s #1 solar power provider, to offer residential customers in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., the opportunity to choose clean, renewable energy by installing a custom-designed solar energy system. Through this marketing partnership, homeowners in these areas may now choose to install a SolarCity solar system at no upfront cost and pay less than traditional electric utility bills. In addition to the environmental benefit of residential solar energy, this solution offers stable and predictable electricity rates for 20 years or longer.
“At WGL, we are dedicated to providing customers with a full spectrum of energy solutions, and are proud to add this residential solar option to our list of offerings, which also includes wind power for electricity and carbon offsets matched to natural gas usage,” said Gautam Chandra, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Non-Utility Operations for WGL. “We also are committed to responsible environmental stewardship and providing energy answers that help customers reduce their carbon footprint and efficiently manage their energy budget.”
As part of the marketing partnership with SolarCity, WGL Energy is also offering a $100 Visa Award Card to customers who install a new solar system between now and December 31, 2015. Homeowners who are interested in SolarCity's services can visit www.wglenergy.com/solar or call 1-877-964 SOLAR (7652) for a free, no-obligation solar consultation.
About WGL Energy
WGL Energy delivers a full ecosystem of energy offerings including natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction, distributed generation and energy efficiency provided by WGL Energy Services, Inc. (formerly Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc.) and WGL Energy Systems, Inc. (formerly Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc.). To learn more, visit us at http://www.wglenergy.com.
WGL (NYSE: WGL), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a leading source for clean, efficient and diverse energy solutions. With activities and assets across the U.S., WGL consists of Washington Gas, WGL Energy, WGL Midstream and Hampshire Gas. WGL Energy delivers a full ecosystem of energy offerings including natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction, distributed generation and energy efficiency provided by WGL Energy Services, Inc. (formerly Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc.), WGL Energy Systems, Inc. (formerly Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc.) and WGSW, Inc. WGL provides options for natural gas, electricity, green power and energy services, including generation, storage, transportation, distribution, supply and efficiency. Our calling as a company is to make energy surprisingly easy for our employees, our community and all our customers. Whether you are a homeowner or renter, small business or multinational corporation, state and local or federal agency, WGL is here to provide Energy Answers. Ask Us. For more information, visit us at www.wgl.com.
SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. SolarCity currently serves 18 states. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter.
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