ATLANTA – Oct. 31, 2018 – Every family deserves the peace of mind that they will be able to keep their homes warm. As temperatures continue to drop Atlanta Gas Light is committed to providing resources to customers who may need assistance with their winter heating bills.
In the past five years, Atlanta Gas Light customers have benefited from receiving more than $5 million in energy assistance funds through a program administered by the Georgia Public Service Commission. This year alone, Atlanta Gas Light customers will receive over $1.5 million, including more than $250 thousand from the company’s charitable giving to metro area non-profit agencies to help fund energy assistance programs.
Recently the company held its first Corporate Giving Empowerment Breakfast event to recognize the hard work and dedication of non-profit agencies who serve those most in need.
“We take great pride in our partnerships with local agencies to ensure citizens in the communities that we live and serve can enjoy the comfort and reliability of natural gas,” said Bryan Batson, president of Atlanta Gas Light.
The following agencies provide energy assistance for those who qualify:
For more information about Georgia LIHEAP, call 1-877-423-4746 or visit the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services websitefor a list of other resources.
Natural gas customers also can take additional action to prepare for the winter heating season by doing the following:
For more energy efficiency tips, please visit atlantagaslight.com.
About Atlanta Gas Light
Atlanta Gas Light is one of four natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Atlanta Gas Light provides natural gas delivery service to more than 1.6 million customers in Georgia. In operation since 1856, the company is one of the oldest corporations in the state. For more information, visit atlantagaslight.com.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.2 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in four states with 774,000 retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include investments in interstate pipelines, asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.
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