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59 Most Innovative District of Columbia Based Energy Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best District of Columbia based Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Energy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top District of Columbia Energy Startups

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Venture Global LNG

Venture Global LNG

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Venture Global LNG is a long-term, low-cost producer of liquefied natural gas pipelines.

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Sparkfund powers organizations by providing access to the latest energy technology.

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SparkMeter

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SparkMeter offers comprehensive low-cost metering solutions for everything from rural micro-grids.

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CleanChoice Energy

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CleanChoice Energy is a clean energy supplier whose mission is to make 100% renewable energy available to everyone.

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Nithio Holdings

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Nithio Holdings a Washington, DC-based energy finance company focused on the off-grid sector in Africa.

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US Department of Energy

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US Department of Energy was founded in 1977 and traces its lineage to the Manhattan Project.

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WGL Holdings

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WGL Holdings is a public utility company that provides clean, efficient, and diverse energy solutions.

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New Columbia Solar

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New Columbia Solar is transforming how communities across the District of Columbia are powered

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CustomerFirst Renewables

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CustomerFirst Renewables is a renewable energy integrator.

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WGL

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WGL is a diversified energy business that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction, and energy services.

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Nextility

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Nextility delivers guaranteed savings through commercial-scale solar water heating and solar electricity (PV) systems.

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Alder Fuels

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Alder Fuels is a process technology and project development company.

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Energicity

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Energicity builds and operates solar powered community scale grids providing rural and off-grid communities with electric power.

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ARPA-E

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ARPA-E advances high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

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American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

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ACEEE organization, acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors.

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Pepco Holdings

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Largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region

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GridPotential

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GridPotential solves emerging market utility problems.

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Groundswell

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We focus on economic equity and the energy sector—operating clean energy and efficiency programs that educate, engage.

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Solar Energy Industries Association

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Solar Energy Industries Association is a Focused particularly on expanding domestic and international markets.

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Twenty First Century Utilities

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Twenty First Century Utilities, LLC is working to transform regulated utilities with a twenty first century model.

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Leaf Clean Energy

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Leaf Clean Energy is a renewable energy and sustainable technology investment firm providing venture and growth capital.

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American Wind Energy Association

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American Wind Energy Association helps drive wind energy demand and to make it as cost-competitive as possible.

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ClearPath

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ClearPath is a nonprofit organization that develops policies to achieve a cleaner energy system.

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LawIQ

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LawIQ provides regulatory and legal data analytics and intelligence services for blue chip energy and industrial corporations

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Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association

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FCHEA is the trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity.

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WGL Energy

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WGL Energy is an oil & energy company specializing in environment-friendly energy solutions.

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Verdant Microgrid

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Verdant Microgrid is a developer of distributed generation projects.

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Nuclear Energy Institute

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Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization that formulates policies for the nuclear energy and technology industry.

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Lightsense Technology

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Lightsense has developed a revolutionary new generation of infrared gas sensors.

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Clasp

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Clasp provides technical and policy support also implements energy efficiency standards and labels for appliances and equipment.

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United States Special Police (USSP)

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Law Enforcement Agency

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Electric Drive Transportation Association

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Electric Drive Transportation Association is dedicated to advancing electric drive as a core technology on the road to sustain mobility.

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Solar United Neighbors

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Solar United Neighbors is an organization that provides energy systems and rooftop solar services.

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International Council on Clean Transportation.

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ICCT technical research and analysis to environmental policy makers in the transportation sector.

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Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions

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Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions is an organization that provides energy solutions such as clean energy, cost & reduce emissions.

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Clean Energy Solutions

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Clean Energy Solutions provides policy assistance, webinars and training forums etc in the field of clean energy.

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Alliance to Save Energy

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Alliance to Save Energy is a non-profit organization that specializes in promoting energy productivity and energy efficiency.

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ENERGY STAR

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EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program was created to help identify the best ways to save energy.

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BOEM

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BOEM promotes energy independence, environmental protection, and economic development.

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The Energy Conscious

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Marketplace for Energy Efficiency

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Aurarius Investment Group

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Aurarius Investment Group offers targeted investments in high-tech agriculture and green energy projects.

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Energy Storage Association

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Energy Storage Association is the trade organization of the energy storage industry.

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EarthSpark International

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Eradicating energy poverty in Haiti.

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Zoetic

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Zoetic is an innovative clean technology firm that provides hydrokinetic energy solutions, energy, water, food and healthcare technologies.

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Food & Water Watch

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Food & Water Watch champions healthy food and clean water for all.

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Coalition for Green Capital

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Coalition for Green Capital is a non-profit company that has a goal of accelerating the growth of clean energy markets.

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AABE

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AABE is an NGO that offers services in the deliberation and development of energy policies and emerging technologies.

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Syncwatt

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Syncwatt is an energy technology company that provides people with cash for living sustainably and the lowest energy rate.

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W. L. Gary Company, Inc.

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W. L. Gary Company is a construction company specializing in refrigeration and energy efficiency services.

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United States Energy Association

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USEA is an association of public and private energy-related organizations, corporations, and government agencies.

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Resources for the Future

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RFF improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement.

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Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

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The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board advises the President and the Secretary of Energy on nuclear facilities.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration operates as a statistical and analytical agency related to the field of energy.

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Geothermal Energy Association

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GEA is a trade association composed of U.S. companies who support the expanded use of geothermal energy.

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Solar Solution

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Solar Solution provides solar photovoltaic installation services for residential and commercial properties.

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Growth Energy

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Growth Energy represents the producers and supporters of ethanol, whose mission is to feed the world.

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Pareto Energy

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Pareto Energy empowers clusters of energy users to in-source and self-govern their own energy within an infrastructure.

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International Resources Group

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International Resources Group is an international professional services firm.

Written by Mark Smith

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