Residential Success Stories

  • Working Together to Help Residents Manage Their Utility Bills

    The DCSEU and three District agencies charged with serving DC utility consumers kicked off “#Here2HelpDC,” a public awareness campaign to inform residents and businesses about energy and money-saving initiatives that will help minimize negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Generations of Solar

    Through Solar for All Elliott Lyles was able to reconnect with a community tied to his grandparents.
  • Cutting Bills with Solar

    Through the DCSEU's Solar for All program Monina David was able to reduce her utility bill by a significant amount within the first month. This feat would not be possible if it wasn't for the advice of some friendly neighbors.
  • Putting Energy into Education

    Together with the DCSEU, District schools are turning energy savings into more resources for their students.

  • On the Path to Success

    Together with the DCSEU, District residents are pursuing green career pathways and finding success.

  • An opportunity for the whole community

    In the Southern Homes and Gardens Cooperative community, 55 of its 90
    households received solar PV installations on their homes through the DCSEU's Solar Photovoltaic (PV) initiative. 

  • Here Comes the Sun

    Since 2012, the DCSEU has worked with District contractors to install over 100 solar PV systems on homes in Wards 5, 7, and 8.

  • Finding Savings on a Fixed Income

    In winter 2014, Virginia received whole-home air sealing and insulation, a new efficient water heater, and a new high-efficiency furnace.

  • New Life for an Old Home

    Thanks to the DCSEU, this Capitol Hill homeowner is living in a more comfortable home year-round.

  • Changing a Life With a Lifetime of Energy Savings

    Working with the DCSEU, Katina Jordan will save over $4,200 across the lifetime of the new equipment installed in her home.

  • Sustainable Energy for DC Residents Who Need it Most

    Developing affordable housing that is financially and environmentally sustainable enables So Others Might Eat (SOME) to fulfill its commitment to excellent stewardship.