The Nation’s Capitol
IOU, Municipal, Cooperative, Retail Energy Suppliers, Wholesale
Washington DC Consumer Choice: Consumer Deregulation
Washington DC Electric Choice: No. Consumers in Washington DC do not have electric choice.
Washington DC Gas Choice: YES. Natural gas is deregulated in Washington DC for non-residential consumers, verification is required.
Deregulated Gas Year Electric Year
Washington DC Yes 1999 Yes 2001 No additional comments.
STATE NERC INTERCONNECTION ISO/RTO
Washington DC RFC Eastern ISONE
District of Columbia Population: 705, 749 People/ Land Mile: 11,560
Square Miles: 68 Land Miles: 61 Water Miles: 7
Net Generation 174,080 MWH Retail Sales 11,028,403 MWH Gas 32.6 trillion Btu
Counties DC Zip Codes DC Utility Zip Codes
FERC Authority: Northeast Natural Gas Market
Electric Retail Average: 12 cents/kWh (Ave)
U.S. Commodity Sources 2019:
• Natural gas: 27%
• Solar PV: 15%
• Biomass: 58%
DC Solar: Net Metering, Tax Credits, Solar Rebates
List of certified electric and natural gas suppliers
District of Columbia Public Service Commission
District of Columbia Office of People’s Counsel
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