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Elizabethtown Gas ramps up efforts to protect customers from utility scammers

Nov. 16, 2016 – Natural gas and electric utility companies across the United States and Canada are joining forces to protect customers against utility scams.

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Elizabethtown Gas empowers local nonprofits to help struggling households meet energy needs

Elizabethtown Gas is dedicated to helping customers stay warm this winter. Today, during its annual Energy Assistance Empowerment Breakfast, the company awarded $77,500 in grants to five local organizations that work year-round to provide assistance to households struggling with their energy costs.

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Elizabethtown Gas readies for Hurricane Matthew

Reminds customers about storm preparedness

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Elizabethtown Gas encourages customers to prepare for winter heating season

Multiple programs offer financial assistance, bill management and tips on how to save energy and money

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Elizabethtown Gas recognized for commitment to state’s economic growth and development

Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources Inc.), recently was recognized for its commitment to economic growth and development in New Jersey. Last year, approximately 70 percent of the company’s $119 million overall spend was directed to businesses operating in the state. During the last three years the company also has quadrupled its procurement opportunities with women- and minority-owned businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

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J.D. Power: Elizabethtown Gas ranks highest in customer satisfaction for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Elizabethtown Gas ranks highest in customer satisfaction for mid-size utilities in the East, according to the J.D. Power 2016 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.

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Elizabethtown Gas offers safe digging tips on National 811 Day

Have you been procrastinating to start an outdoor project? If building a deck or installing sprinklers are on top of your to-do list, Elizabethtown Gas is reminding homeowners and professional contractors to call 8-1-1 up to 10 days in advance of any project that requires digging or excavation. This reminder coincides with National 811 Day, which is celebrated on Aug.11.

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Elizabethtown Gas customers benefit from $17.5 million rate credit related to merger with Southern Company

Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company Gas (formerly known as AGL Resources Inc.), will provide a significant rate credit to its more than 283,000 customers as a result of the recent merger of Southern Company Gas with Southern Company.

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Elizabethtown Gas to lower natural gas rate for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Elizabethtown Gas has filed a plan with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to lower rates for supplying natural gas to customers.

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Elizabethtown Gas prepared for any weather emergency. Are you?

Natural gas guidelines helpful to ensure safety during the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season

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Elizabethtown Gas to unveil energy efficiency coloring book

Drawings were submitted by children from Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

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Starting a spring digging project? Call 8-1-1 to avoid damaging underground utility lines

Spring marks the traditional start of digging season, when people head outdoors to start outdoor projects they had been waiting to tackle all winter. Elizabethtown Gas wants to remind homeowners and contractors that the digging season also increases their chances of damaging underground utility lines, including natural gas, if they do not take the necessary step of calling 8-1-1 before digging.

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Energy assistance programs available to help manage energy bills

Despite experiencing one of the mildest winters on record, Elizabethtown Gas is reminding customers of opportunities to manage their energy costs. The company is encouraging its customers to take advantage of the following energy assistance programs: 

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Elizabethtown Gas announces UCC STEM education scholarship

Elizabethtown Gas, through the philanthropic arm of its parent company, AGL Resources, has established a STEM education scholarship fund for qualified Union County College students enrolled in a science, technology, engineering and math career field.

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Elizabethtown Gas prepared to meet the needs of customers during arctic blast

Elizabethtown Gas is prepared to meet the needs of its customers during the first sustained arctic temperatures of the year. Due to the chilly forecast, consumers are expected to use more natural gas to heat their homes and businesses.

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Elizabethtown Gas ready to respond to Winter Storm Jonas

Winter Storm Jonas, the first significant nor’easter of the year, could bring snow and flooding to parts of the Elizabethtown Gas service area on Friday evening and continue through Sunday.

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Elizabethtown Gas offers natural gas safety tips in advance of severe winter weather

With severe winter weather in the forecast, Elizabethtown Gas wants to remind customers of important outdoor natural gas meter and appliance venting safety tips to ensure public safety and the continuity of service.

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Elizabethtown Gas customers to benefit from refund

Elizabethtown Gas customers have one more reason to be happy that it’s a new year, thanks to a refund of a portion of their natural gas costs.

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