District businesses selling food or alcohol are required to charge $.05 for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag. Find out about DC's Bag Law.
Additional Renewable Energy Resources for Businesses
Clean Steps Windpower
Choose 50% or 100% of your electricity generation to come from WGES CleanStepsSM WindPower from regional wind farms.
Buying Clean Electricity
At least 50 percent of customers have the option to purchase renewable electricity directly from their power supplier, and all customers have the option of purchasing renewable energy certificates.
Clean Energy Providers in the District
This list shows green power products available in District of Columbia and nationally available renewable energy certificate products.
How Clean Is the Electricity I Use?
The EPA's calculator will determine the air emissions impacts of electricity use in your business.
Businesses who manage their own electric bills and want to save money while helping the environment can make a simple switch by using Clean Currents.
American Council on Renewable Energy
ACORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. with paying members from every aspect and sector of the renewable energy industries and their trade associations.
Solar Energy Industries Association
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the leading national trade association for the solar energy industry.
Solar Electric Power Association
From research projects and national events, to one-on-one counseling and peer matching services, SEPA is the go-to resource for unbiased and actionable solar intelligence.
Renewable Energy Policy Project
REPP's goal is to accelerate the use of renewable energy by providing credible information, insightful policy analysis, and innovative strategies amid changing energy markets and mounting environmental needs.
Business Council for Sustainable Energy
The Council is dedicated to implementing market-based approaches to reducing pollution and providing a diverse, secure mix of energy resources.