April 2013 - Union Station in Washington D.C. has entered into an agreement with Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) to use 100 percent renewable energy for the next three years; Union Station was previously purchasing 50 percent renewable energy from WGES. The station uses approximately 18.9 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) each year to fuel services for its 37 million annual visitors. WGES is providing the electricity through its CleanSteps WindPower program, one of three renewable energy programs the retailer offers. The electricity is primarily generated from regional wind farms in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
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Washington, D.C.'s Union Station Now Powered by 100 Percent Wind Energy Provided by Washington Gas Energy Services