Your energy. Your choice.

District energy customers have a choice when it comes to their energy supply. Whether your concern is a fixed price over time, reducing your carbon footprint or finding additional services, it’s about selecting the best energy option for your household.

If you’re curious about your energy options, or you’re ready to switch your retail energy supplier, you’ve come to the right place.

DC Power Connect is the official retail choice site for the District of Columbia and is brought to you by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia.

 

Your energy. Your choice.

District energy customers have a choice when it comes to their energy supply. Whether your concern is a fixed price over time, reducing your carbon footprint or finding additional services, it’s about selecting the best energy option for your household.

If you’re curious about your energy options, or you’re ready to switch your retail energy supplier, you’ve come to the right place.

DC Power Connect is the official retail choice site for the District of Columbia and is brought to you by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia.

Know your
energy options.

District residents and businesses have had the opportunity to choose their electricity and natural gas supplier for more than 20 years. Retail choice allows energy customers — residential and commercial — to buy electricity and natural gas from a diverse group of competitive retail energy suppliers authorized to sell energy in the District.
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Switch
suppliers.

Before searching offers, we recommend you learn how to use this site and review the terms you need to know. It’s also helpful to review your current usage, price per electricity hours (kWh) and supply charges to compare those to offers from competitive suppliers.
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Stay
informed.

Once you understand your energy options, it’s important to stay informed and understand your rights when choosing a retail energy supplier, as well as better understand your utility bill and respond to solicitations.
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Choosing a retail energy supplier.

Energy customers can choose a retail energy supplier based on:

  • Alternative rates, either fixed, variable or non-volumetric
  • Renewable energy options
  • Sign-up bonuses, promotions and/or rewards (e.g., energy audits, airline miles)
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Choosing a retail supplier.

Energy customers can choose a retail supplier based on:

  • Alternative rates, either fixed, variable or non-volumetric
  • Renewable energy options
  • Sign-up bonuses, promotions and/or rewards (e.g., energy audits, airline miles)
Compare Offers

Clean energy in the District.

The District’s climate change and clean energy plans, and the Clean Energy DC Act, set an aggressive goal of a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2032, carbon neutrality by 2050 and meeting the 100% Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard by 2032.
A reduction in GHG emissions by 2032 relative to 2006 levels
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A reduction in GHG emissions by 2050 relative to 2006 levels

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A reduction in District-wide energy use by 2032 relative to 2012 levels
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An increase in renewable energy use for the District’s supply by 2032

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This commitment demonstrates the District’s recognition of the growing threat of climate change, the scale of action needed to avoid significant impacts, and the advances in technology, markets and policy tools that are enabling cities to accelerate action.

The Public Service Commission works to ensure the District’s energy delivery systems remain safe, reliable and affordable while also becoming more sustainable, resilient and secure. The Commission’s Power Path DC program is helping modernize the District’s energy delivery system while linking to the District’s clean energy, climate and sustainability plans.

DC Power Connect serves as a gateway for District consumers to view and select clean and affordable energy options. This improves service to customers and helps the District reach its clean energy and climate goals.

Retail choice

 

Retail choice

The Public Service Commission works to ensure the District’s energy delivery systems remain safe, reliable and affordable while also becoming more sustainable, resilient and secure. The Commission’s Power Path DC program is helping modernize the District’s energy delivery system while linking to the District’s clean energy, climate and sustainability plans.

DC Power Connect serves as a gateway for District consumers to view and select clean and affordable energy options. This improves service to customers and helps the District reach its clean energy and climate goals.