Exhibit 99.1
(WGL HOLDINGS, INC LOGO)
         
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  CONTACTS:    
November 13, 2008
 
  News Media    
 
  Eric Grant   (202) 624-6091
 
       
 
  Financial Community    
 
  Melissa E. Adams   (202) 624-6410
 
  Robert Dennis   (202) 624-6129
WGL Holdings, Inc., Reports Record Earnings for Fiscal Year 2008;
Issues Fiscal Year 2009 Guidance
    Consolidated fiscal year 2008 GAAP earnings up — $2.33 per share vs. $2.19 per share for fiscal year 2007
 
    Consolidated fiscal year 2008 non-GAAP operating earnings up 23% — $2.44 per share vs. $1.99 per share for fiscal year 2007
 
    New rates and asset optimization strategy drive fiscal year 2008 utility results
 
    Fiscal year 2009 GAAP and non-GAAP earnings guidance of $2.27 to $2.39 per share
Consolidated Results
WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL), the parent company of Washington Gas Light Company (Washington Gas) and other energy-related subsidiaries, today reported record net income determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States of America (GAAP) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008 of $116.5 million, or $2.33 per share, an increase of $8.6 million, or $0.14 per share, over net income of $107.9 million, or $2.19 per share, reported for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007.
“Several strategic initiatives drove this year’s excellent results and position us for long-term success,” said James H. DeGraffenreidt, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of WGL Holdings. “New rates and regulatory mechanisms and the successful expansion of our asset management program enable us to share benefits with both customers and shareholders. Business process improvements are reducing costs and improving service, earning us J.D. Power and Associates #1 ranking for customer service among mid-Atlantic gas companies. With our strong balance sheet, diverse portfolio of energy businesses and resilient regional economy, we remain uniquely positioned for continued long-term success.”

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