We know that comfort and savings go hand-in-hand—and it’s our job to help spread those benefits. Through technical assistance and incentives, we enable homeowners and renters to make energy choices that are right for them.
For many business owners, the cost of energy can be a variable, burdensome expense. It doesn't have to be. By helping business owners reduce energy use, we help them free up monthly cash-flow and boost their bottom lines.
That's the savings the DCSEU has generated through energy efficiency and renewable energy this year. Want to know what it could buy?
This year, the DCSEU saved 50,000 MWh of electricity in the District. That's enough energy to power over 5,000 homes in the District for an entire year.
Half Smokes at Ben’s Chili Bowl
4 years of tuition at Howard University
movie tickets at Gallery Place
Spending locally to make energy investments helps businesses in the District prosper and beneﬁt from more than just energy savings. When businesses like Ben’s Chili Bowl can ﬁnd ways to cut costs, they can hire more people, expand their business, and help to keep the District’s economy growing.
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