Washington Gas Energy Services Receives Green-e Energy Certification of New WGES PA WindPower Renewable Energy Product

  Washington Gas Energy Services Receives Green-e Energy Certification of New
  WGES PA WindPower Renewable Energy Product

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO & HERNDON, Va. -- February 5, 2013

Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Washington Gas Energy
Services' WGES PA WindPower renewable energy product is now Green-e Energy
certified. Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) is part of the growing
network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e
Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for
renewable energy.

“The new PA WindPower product is an excellent addition to WGES’s renewable
energy portfolio,” said Alex Pennock, manager of Green-e Energy. “Now
households and businesses in Pennsylvania have even more opportunity to source
their electricity from 100 percent home-grown wind power.”

WGES PA WindPower is available to households and businesses located in
Pennsylvania, and sources from 100 percent Pennsylvania wind power. WGES
customers will support currently available renewable resources, fostering
growth of the program that will aid in the development of new renewable
resources in the region. In 2011, WGES won a Green Power Supplier of the Year
Award in the non-utility category from the U.S. Department of Energy.

“At WGES we striveto provide meaningful,innovative and sustainable clean
energy options to all consumers,” said Harry Warren, president, Washington Gas
Energy Services. “This Green-e Energy certification underscores our commitment
to offering renewable energy products that enable homeowners, organizations
and businesses to take the necessary steps toward improving the environment
and creating healthier communities.”

Green-e Energy is the leading renewable energy certification and verification
program in North America, with nearly 300 participating vendors selling over
30 million megawatt hours of renewable electricity and renewable energy
certificates in retail transactions in 2011. The program provides independent,
third-party certification to ensure that certified renewable energy meets
strict environmental and consumer-protection standards.

Providers of Green-e Energy certified renewable energy agree to abide by the
Green-e Energy Code of Conduct, and meet strict disclosure and
truth-in-advertising requirements. All marketers of Green-e Energy certified
products undergo an annual third-party verification audit to document that the
company purchased or generated enough quantity and type of renewable energy to
meet customer demand and marketing claims.

About Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES)

Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. is one of the largest competitive
providers of electricity and natural gas in the mid-Atlantic region and
supplies more than 350,000 customers in Maryland, Delaware, the District of
Columbia, Pennsylvania and Virginia. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy
(DOE) named WGES the Green Power Supplier of the Year in the non-utility
category. Headquartered in Herndon, Va., Washington Gas Energy Services is an
affiliate of Washington Gas and a subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL).
www.wges.com

About Green-e and Center for Resource Solutions

A program of Center for Resource Solutions, Green-e is North America's leading
independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and
greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e offers certification
and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products
through Green-e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green-e
Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; and
Green-e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a
simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable
energy and climate commitment to their customers and shareholders. To learn
more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states
and Canada, visit www.Green-e.org.

Contact:

Center for Resource Solutions
Jeff Swenerton
Communications Director
415-561-2119
jeff@resource-solutions.org
or
Washington Gas Energy Services
Lisa Fels
Brightline Strategies
703-739-2424 x110
lfels@brightlinemedia.com
 
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