Sustainable DC

  • 5 Ways to Take Action for World Water Day 2018

    03/21/2018

    On World Water Day 2018, the United Nations reminds us that water is not just an essential building block of life, but also a vital resource for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and …
  • International Women's Day 2018: Celebrating Women in Energy Efficiency

    03/07/2018

    This International Women's Day, the DCSEU is celebrating women working in energy efficiency. Though they make up only 24% of the energy efficiency workforce, women are bringing their passion for the …
  • Embarking on a New Journey

    03/05/2018

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, just 2.2 percent of all electricians in the United States are female. That did not stop Shannon Williams from beginning to pursue her dream of becoming a …
  • Knowledge Is Power: Putting Data to Work

    02/19/2018

    Did you know that U.S. buildings use more energy than entire countries and generate more than one-third of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions? Fortunately, cities and utilities have the tools to …
  • Starting the New Year with a Bang: a Message from Ted Trabue

    02/05/2018

    The DCSEU began FY 2018 with a bang! We entered October having met all of the District’s ambitious minimum goals for FY 2017, and even exceeded some of its precedent-setting maximum goals for that …
  • Focus on Green Technology: Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

    01/29/2018

    Seeking to spur the conversation on innovation and smart technologies in energy and the environment, the DCSEU invited stakeholders, energy professionals and consumers to Focus on Green Technology: …
  • Welcome to the DCSEU Blog!

    01/01/2018

    I am very proud to announce the launch of this blog, a new platform about energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, and renewables in the District. I am looking forward to the dialogue this blog …