Infrastructure Enhancements

The Commission continues to monitor and initiate investments in energy and utility infrastructure improvements.  Our goal is to ensure the safety, reliability, and sustainability of the city’s utility delivery systems.

Capital Grid Project is Pepco’s plan to address multiple system needs such as updating the aging infrastructure, enhancing resilience against transmission disruptions, increasing the reliability of downtown power supply, adding capacity in rapidly growing areas, and accommodating more customer-generated power.

DC PLUG is a multi-year program designed to migrate up to 30 of the District’s most vulnerable overhead distribution lines underground, taking place over six to eight years.

PROJECTpipes is Washington Gas and Light Company’s plans to replace aging natural gas infrastructure in the District.