Press Releases

DCPSC approves Pepco’s energy efficiency and demand response programs to help reduce energy use in the District

The Commission approved a modified version of Pepco’s proposed Energy Efficiency and Demand Response (EEDR) Program (Formal Case No. 1160) to help reduce the amount of energy used by homes and businesses in the District. 

DCPSC approves 15-year renewable energy power purchase agreement for a portion of the District’s default electric service

DCPSC is the first utility regulator in the Mid-Atlantic to mandate a long-term renewable energy PPA for default service program.

DCPSC encourages D.C. utilities to pursue federal funding for infrastructure projects

The Commission opened a proceeding (Formal Case No. 1172) to identify available funding sources for Pepco and the Washington Gas Light Company (WGL) under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (Bipartisan Infrastructure Law).

Emile C. Thompson confirmed as DCPSC Chairman

Emile C. Thompson was confirmed by the D.C. Council as the Chairman of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, effective June 7, 2022, for a term ending June 30, 2026.

DCPSC Announces Issuance of RFP for Community Heat Pump Pilot Project

The Commission is pleased to announce the issuance of RFP No. PSC-22-06, to support the development of a large community heat pump system to replace existing fossil fuel space conditioning systems.