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Customers in Washington, DC, enjoy a deregulated energy industry. As a result, people can choose the company that supplies their electricity. Washington, DC is a leader in green energy, meaning customers in the nation’s capital have many renewable energy options available to them. SaveOnEnergy makes it easy to shop around for a supplier by providing rates and information on the available plans. Just enter your zip code above to get started.

Electricity prices in Washington, DC could go up! Lock in a cheap electricity rate today.

Because of the deregulation of the energy market in Washington, DC, rates are more likely to fluctuate often. While this means that consumers could see rates decrease, it also means that prices could go up. To lock in the current rates, enter your zip code above and learn about plans available in your area.

Shop electricity rates in Washington, DC with SaveOnEnergy.com

SaveOnEnergy makes it easy for consumers to find the right energy plan in Washington, DC. Simply follow these three quick steps:

  1. Enter your zip code above to see the plans and rates available in your areas.
  2. Choose the right plan for you and sign up online. One of our energy experts can help guide you through the process.
  3. Enjoy our new energy plan. Your new supplier will handle the setup, so you won’t have to do anything.

Green energy in Washington, DC

Green energy is created through renewable sources like wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal. The nation’s capital is the #1 Green Power Purchaser, with more than 12% of its electricity coming from renewable resources as of 2014. And in 2018, the city passed the Clean Energy D.C. Act, committing to 100% renewable energy by 2023.

Green energy providers in Washington, DC include:

A few things to remember

  • Don’t forget to read your plan’s Electricity Facts Label before signing up. It contains important information including:
    • Price per kilowatt-hour based on usage
    • % renewable energy sourcing
    • Early termination fees
  • Enjoy hassle-free supplier setup. Once your order has been confirmed, your new supplier will set up service with your utility, or transmission and distribution service provider (TDSP) – but don’t worry, there shouldn’t be any interruption to your power during the switch.
  • Understanding your electricity bill. Your local TDSP will still deliver your electricity and maintain electric infrastructure including meters and power lines. Your utility fees can be found as TDU or TDSP charges on your monthly bill. They are independent of your supplier rate.

Do you own a business in Washington, DC?

Just like consumers, businesses in Washington, DC also enjoy the deregulated energy market. SaveOnEnergy helps businesses compare suppliers and find the best plan for their businesses. Get a quote for your custom business energy plan today.

Power outage? Contact Pepco

The local utility company is responsible for maintaining the energy infrastructure and distribution network and addressing any outages. 

  • If you experience problems with your service, contact Pepco at their outage hotline at 1-877-737-2662.
  • For problems with your natural gas service, contact Washington Gas at its emergency hotline at 1-800-752-7520.

Not sure what kind of energy plan will work for your home?

Energy deregulation means that consumers have all the power when it comes to choosing an energy company. As a result, you might feel overwhelmed with the options and worried about choosing the right plan. SaveOnEnergy offers a guide to picking the right plan to learn more about energy rates, term lengths, and additional options. You can also call the number at the top of the screen to speak to a SaveOnEnergy expert.

Energy providers and utility companies in Washington, DC

An energy provider is the company who supplies the energy that is delivered to your home. Washington, DC has a deregulated energy market, meaning consumers can choose their own energy provider. Energy providers in Washington, DC include:

Regardless of which company supplies the energy to your home, your local utility company still delivers it. The utility company also maintains the energy infrastructure. Pepco is the utility company for Washington, DC customers. You can contact Pepco:

  • Call 1-877-737-2662 in case of emergencies
  • Call 202-833-7500 for customer service
  • Fill out the company’s contact form

Updated: 12/23/2020

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