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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.


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Washington Gas work on a gas line at a building that is undergoing renovation. (Gerald Martineau/The Washington Post)

Public companies

21. WGL Holdings

The company is the parent of Washington Gas, a regulated utility serving 1 million customers in Maryland, Virginia and the District. It also operates subsidiaries that provide energy-related services such as solar. The company has set a goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent. Toward that end, last summer it opened a new operation center in Springfield, powered by Bloom Energy Server, that converts natural gas to electricity. WGL is also replacing its gasoline vehicles with natural gas ones.

Trivia

In November, NVR announced that Mel R. Martinez, the former U.S. Senator and secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, would joint its board.

Washington

703-750-2000

Founded: 1848

Chairman and CEO: Terry D. McCallister

Revenue: $2,751,501,000

Assets: $3,809,034,000

Employees (local): 1,384 (1,384)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.