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In summer 2015, DOEE awarded a grant to the Coalition for Green Capital to research innovative tools for financing clean energy projects to help the District meet its climate goals, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions 50% below 2006 levels by 2032.

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The District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) helps DC residents and businesses use less energy and save money.

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The Utility Discount Programs helps eligible, low-income District residents reduce their utility costs

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By attending to our own waterways, we can best  control what the District discharges into the Bay, ultimately leading to a cleaner Bay.

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You can conduct a Do-It-Yourself Audit, which will enable you to identify and correct most problem areas.

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DOEE provides a few easy steps everyone can take to reduce consumption and be environmentally conscience.

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Whether you are a business owner, manager or employee, you need to comply with DC's environmental regulations and evaluate the environmental impact of your operations, products and services.

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Making District homes environmentally healthy and friendly is a top priority for the DOEE. 

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DOEE can help you with your energy and utility bills. Discounts on Your Utility Bills

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Energy benchmarking means tracking a building’s energy and water use and using a standard metric to compare the building’s performance against past performance and to its peers nationwide.

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Learning about energy purchasing in the District

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DOEE is devoted to educating the public about energy issues including conservation and efficiency!

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Generating energy by traditional means also generates greenhouse gases. When these gases become trapped in the atmosphere, climate change is the result.

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Energy in the District

The Department of Energy and Environment is the District of Columbia’s resource for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, products and services.

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Laws and regulations related to energy, its sources and its use in the District.

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Low- and no-cost tips for businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.

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Low- and no-cost tips for institutional and government buildings to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.

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Low- and no-cost tips for small businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.

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Department of Energy & Environment operates FREE energy workshops.

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Motor vehicles are the largest source of emissions in the District. To reduce these emissions, the District has implemented a law to limit engine idling. 

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