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American Gas Association The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States.

There are more than 74 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 71 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets more than one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.

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It's #InfrastructureWeek and we were wondering: what do the #infrastructure proposals in the #AmericanJobsPlan mean for ...
05/13/2021

It's #InfrastructureWeek and we were wondering: what do the #infrastructure proposals in the #AmericanJobsPlan mean for the 180 million Americans who rely on #natgas in their homes? Find out with the latest post on AGA's True Blue blog - http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/points-onnatural-gas-american-jobs-plan/

It's #InfrastructureWeek and we were wondering: what do the #infrastructure proposals in the #AmericanJobsPlan mean for the 180 million Americans who rely on #natgas in their homes? Find out with the latest post on AGA's True Blue blog - http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/points-onnatural-gas-american-jobs-plan/

Natural gas utilities invest $3.9 million per day to improve #energy #efficiency in our distribution system – from 2012-...
05/12/2021

Natural gas utilities invest $3.9 million per day to improve #energy #efficiency in our distribution system – from 2012-2018 these investments offset 13.5 million metric tons of #CO2 emissions – the equivalent of taking 2.9 million cars off the road for a year – AGA members are continually committed to enhancing the #natgas #infrastructure - http://playbook.aga.org/ #InfrastructureWeek

Natural gas utilities invest $3.9 million per day to improve #energy #efficiency in our distribution system – from 2012-2018 these investments offset 13.5 million metric tons of #CO2 emissions – the equivalent of taking 2.9 million cars off the road for a year – AGA members are continually committed to enhancing the #natgas #infrastructure - http://playbook.aga.org/ #InfrastructureWeek

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) means what it says—it helps struggling families keep things stabl...
05/06/2021
Congress Allocates Most LIHEAP Funding in the History of the Program | True Blue Natural Gas - An Energy Blog from the American Gas Association AGA

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) means what it says—it helps struggling families keep things stable for kids and makes sure seniors and veterans can maintain access to crucial services. We’re glad Congress has moved the most funding in the history of the program ($8.25 billion) thus far in FY2021: http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/congress-allocates-liheap-funding-history-program/

Congress has allocated $8.25 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in FY2021 - the most in the history of the program.

Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! A huge thanks to all teachers—particularly those in #STEM who are helping to prepare the ...
05/04/2021
CEWD | Center For Energy Workforce Development

Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! A huge thanks to all teachers—particularly those in #STEM who are helping to prepare the next generation of #energy workers. Learn more about how the #NatGas industry has partnered with other orgs to support #stemeducation - https://cewd.org

Save the Date   EnergyCareers 2021 is set for October 20th   Employee Experience Reinvented   New Point-of-View from AccentureResponds to Shifts in Industry Hiring   Out Now!   2020 in Review CEWD to ExpandMembership Base   New Members Invited to StrengthenForce of Workforce Development Initia...

Safe. Reliable. Efficient. Clean. That’s the type of energy that the #natgas industry is committed to delivering 24/7/36...
04/30/2021

Safe. Reliable. Efficient. Clean. That’s the type of energy that the #natgas industry is committed to delivering 24/7/365. See what we accomplished in the first 100 days of President Biden’s administration and how we are #FuelingOurCommunities: https://www.aga.org/100-days-of-energy-delivery/

Safe. Reliable. Efficient. Clean. That’s the type of energy that the #natgas industry is committed to delivering 24/7/365. See what we accomplished in the first 100 days of President Biden’s administration and how we are #FuelingOurCommunities: https://www.aga.org/100-days-of-energy-delivery/

President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress last night to show the country what his administration has been up...
04/29/2021

President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress last night to show the country what his administration has been up to for the last 100 days. For us it begged the question: what has the natural gas industry been up to for the last 100 days?

Well, the same thing it was up to in the previous 100 days, and what it’ll continue to do in the next 100 days—delivering energy to 180 million Americans safely, reliably and efficiently - http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/natural-gas-industry-accomplished-president-bidens-100-days/

President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress last night to show the country what his administration has been up to for the last 100 days. For us it begged the question: what has the natural gas industry been up to for the last 100 days?

Well, the same thing it was up to in the previous 100 days, and what it’ll continue to do in the next 100 days—delivering energy to 180 million Americans safely, reliably and efficiently - http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/natural-gas-industry-accomplished-president-bidens-100-days/

04/28/2021

In the first 100 days of President Biden’s administration, the #natgas industry has delivered safe, reliable, efficient and clean energy. From delivering natural gas around the clock to driving energy efficiency and innovating for the future, see how we are #FuelingOurCommunities by the numbers: https://www.aga.org/100-days-of-energy-delivery/

The #natgas industry will be an essential partner in providing solutions to help achieve President Biden’s new vision fo...
04/27/2021
How natural gas can help the Biden administration meet new climate goals

The #natgas industry will be an essential partner in providing solutions to help achieve President Biden’s new vision for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the progress our industry has made and will continue to make from our President and CEO Karen Harbert along with our Board Chair and NW Natural CEO David Anderson:

As President Joe Biden’s administration has outlined a new vision for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the natural gas industry will be an essential partner in providing solutions to achieve our shared climate goals. We have made, and will continue to make, progress reducing emissions to address...

A good read on #EarthDay – A new report out of Center on Global Energy Policy finds that the natural gas delivery system...
04/22/2021
Columbia | SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy | Investing in the US Natural Gas Pipeline System to Support Net-Zero Targets

A good read on #EarthDay – A new report out of
Center on Global Energy Policy finds that the natural gas delivery system will help the U.S. in achieving its emissions goals. Read about it here - https://www.energypolicy.columbia.edu/research/report/investing-us-natural-gas-pipeline-system-support-net-zero-targets?utm_source=Center+on+Global+Energy+Policy+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=38d4ab05a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_24_06_19_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0773077aac-38d4ab05a7-102310505

In a new report, Erin M. Blanton, Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Kirsten Nicole Smith examine investing more in the domestic natural gas pipeline network could help the US reach net-zero emission goals more quickly and cheaply.

RELEASE: AGA’s Harbert: Natural Gas Industry Has Proven Emissions Reduction Track RecordRead our statement in response t...
04/22/2021

RELEASE: AGA’s Harbert: Natural Gas Industry Has Proven Emissions Reduction Track Record

Read our statement in response to @POTUS setting a 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target: https://www.aga.org/news/news-releases/agas-harbert-natural-gas-industry-has-proven-emissions-reduction-track-record/

RELEASE: AGA’s Harbert: Natural Gas Industry Has Proven Emissions Reduction Track Record

Read our statement in response to @POTUS setting a 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target: https://www.aga.org/news/news-releases/agas-harbert-natural-gas-industry-has-proven-emissions-reduction-track-record/

The #natgas industry has proven we can deliver successful clean #energy solutions that make an impact on emissions reduc...
04/22/2021

The #natgas industry has proven we can deliver successful clean #energy solutions that make an impact on emissions reduction. But we know there’s more to be done. That’s why we’re reimagining our industry for the future by innovating today. Read more: https://go.shr.lc/3vaYLkG

The #natgas industry has proven we can deliver successful clean #energy solutions that make an impact on emissions reduction. But we know there’s more to be done. That’s why we’re reimagining our industry for the future by innovating today. Read more: https://go.shr.lc/3vaYLkG

On #EarthDay this year, we are thankful for the time we have been able to spend outside and in nature. #NatGas utilities...
04/22/2021

On #EarthDay this year, we are thankful for the time we have been able to spend outside and in nature. #NatGas utilities have a commitment to providing safe, reliable and affordable energy to millions of Americans while also ensuring the cleaner energy future we all are striving for.

When we are not providing for our members, we like to spend our time outdoors. From backyard gardening, walking dogs to hiking and everything in between!

April is #SafeDiggingMonth and it’s important to remember to always #call811 before you dig! Before you plan to dig, kee...
04/19/2021

April is #SafeDiggingMonth and it’s important to remember to always #call811 before you dig! Before you plan to dig, keep these tips in mind: http://bit.ly/AGA_Call811

April is #SafeDiggingMonth and it’s important to remember to always #call811 before you dig! Before you plan to dig, keep these tips in mind: http://bit.ly/AGA_Call811

RELEASE: Natural Gas Distribution Emissions Continue to FallThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its Invent...
04/14/2021

RELEASE: Natural Gas Distribution Emissions Continue to Fall

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its Inventory of U.S. GHG Emissions and Sinks, which shows that annual emissions from the natural gas distribution system declined 69 percent from 1990 to 2019.

Read more: https://bit.ly/3g7NywZ

RELEASE: Natural Gas Distribution Emissions Continue to Fall

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its Inventory of U.S. GHG Emissions and Sinks, which shows that annual emissions from the natural gas distribution system declined 69 percent from 1990 to 2019.

Read more: https://bit.ly/3g7NywZ

Spring gardening? Outdoor DIY project?If you plan to dig in your yard, protect yourselves and those around you by keepin...
04/14/2021

Spring gardening? Outdoor DIY project?
If you plan to dig in your yard, protect yourselves and those around you by keeping these tips in mind to ensure your underground utility lines are marked: http://bit.ly/AGA_Call811

#SafeDiggingMonth #Call811

Spring gardening? Outdoor DIY project?
If you plan to dig in your yard, protect yourselves and those around you by keeping these tips in mind to ensure your underground utility lines are marked: http://bit.ly/AGA_Call811

#SafeDiggingMonth #Call811

RELEASE: Gas Utilities Support Methane Reduction Innovations AGA applauds the U.S. Department of Energy for allocating u...
04/09/2021

RELEASE: Gas Utilities Support Methane Reduction Innovations

AGA applauds the U.S. Department of Energy for allocating up to $35 million for a new ARPA-E program focused on developing technologies to reduce methane emissions.

Read more: https://www.aga.org/news/news-releases/gas-utilities-support-methane-reduction-innovations/

RELEASE: Gas Utilities Support Methane Reduction Innovations

AGA applauds the U.S. Department of Energy for allocating up to $35 million for a new ARPA-E program focused on developing technologies to reduce methane emissions.

Read more: https://www.aga.org/news/news-releases/gas-utilities-support-methane-reduction-innovations/

“Most people know the key ingredients for beer are water, grain, yeast and hops. But few realize there is a fifth ingred...
04/07/2021
Opinion: Cheers! Raise your beer stein to hops and natural gas

“Most people know the key ingredients for beer are water, grain, yeast and hops. But few realize there is a fifth ingredient needed to produce most beer—natural gas.” Take it from a hop farmer on #NationalBeerDay—heat provided by #naturalgas makes beer happen - https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/10-opinion/504068-403670-opinion-cheers-raise-your-beer-stein-to-hops-and-natural-gas

Douglas Weathers is president of Sodbuster Farms Inc. in Marion County. He says natural gas is vital to his hop farm's future.

The #natgas industry has proven time and time again how we come together, work hard, innovate and get things done. Hear ...
04/06/2021
How Natural Gas Utilities Play a Role in the Future of Our Energy System

The #natgas industry has proven time and time again how we come together, work hard, innovate and get things done. Hear more from AGA CEO Karen Harbert and AGA Chair and NW Natural CEO David Anderson on how America’s natural gas utilities will continue to play an important role in the nation’s energy mix via POWER magazine:

How Natural Gas Utilities Play a Role in the Future of Our Energy System

"This winter presented new challenges, but we never lost sight of what’s important—keeping the people we serve safe and ...
03/31/2021
Spire President & CEO Suzanne Sitherwood on the Polar Vortex, Gas Storage and the Importance of Planning Ahead | True Blue Natural Gas - An Energy Blog from the American Gas Association AGA

"This winter presented new challenges, but we never lost sight of what’s important—keeping the people we serve safe and warm." -
Spire President & CEO Suzanne Sitherwood recently spoke to AGA about how her company handled an unprecedented year - http://www.truebluenaturalgas.org/spire-president-ceo-suzanne-sitherwood-polar-vortex-gas-storage-importance-planning/

To close out Women's History Month AGA spoke with Spire President & CEO Suzanne Sitherwood about how her company has handled a uniquely challenging year for

With an innovative combination of #natgas and renewable energy, a Colorado Habitat for Humanity team is working to build...
03/25/2021
All-electric homes too pricey for low-income buyers

With an innovative combination of #natgas and renewable energy, a Colorado Habitat for Humanity team is working to build its first zero-net energy demonstration home. This “all-of-the-above energy strategy” will help lower emissions and utility bills for low-income families. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3rkDt1x

For over 33 years, Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity has helped marginalized, low-income families achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. In that time, we’ve built 162 homes in Weld

Via Consumer Energy Alliance: Electrifying NYC could cost households $25,600 to electrify and remove affordable #natgas ...
03/25/2021
Report: New York City’s Cost to Electrify Would Be More Than $25,000 Per Home

Via Consumer Energy Alliance: Electrifying NYC could cost households $25,600 to electrify and remove affordable #natgas appliances.

With continued use of #natgas in homes, customers could instead save around $879 per year.

Learn more: https://www.energyindepth.org/report-new-york-citys-cost-to-electrify-would-be-more-than-25000/

Consumer Energy Alliance’s latest report has calculated a $25,600 price tag per New York City household if the city continues to follow short sighted goals of banning natural gas use in buildings.

More spotlights on #womeninenergy for #WomensHistoryMonth - Kelcey Brown is an AGA board member and president & CEO of M...
03/25/2021
Des Moines-based MidAmerican Energy, Iowa's largest power company, names its new CEO

More spotlights on #womeninenergy for #WomensHistoryMonth - Kelcey Brown is an AGA board member and president & CEO of MidAmerican Energy who started leading Iowa’s largest power company just last month - https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/2021/02/04/midamerican-energy-iowas-largest-power-company-names-kelcey-brown-ceo/4390974001/

MidAmerican Energy names Kelcey Brown its new CEO, after Adam Wright becomes COO at Pacific Gas & Electric. Brown has worked for Berkshire Hathaway for a decade.

It's #WomensHistoryMonth and we're spotlighting some of our favorite #womeninenergy, like AGA Second Vice Chair and Pres...
03/24/2021
Spire named one of 'America's Most Responsible Companies' by Newsweek

It's #WomensHistoryMonth and we're spotlighting some of our favorite #womeninenergy, like AGA Second Vice Chair and President & CEO of Spire Suzanne Sitherwood who has led her utility to be named one of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” by @Newsweek earlier this year - https://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/spire-named-one-of-americas-most-responsible-companies-by-newsweek/article_f00b1a30-5441-11eb-83e8-438875a5261e.html

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 11, 2021) – Spire is ranked for a second consecutive year as one of “America's Most Responsible Companies” by Newsweek, recognizing the natural gas company for their

So many #womeninenergy help push #naturalgas forward: like AGA Board Member Mary Kipp. Under her leadership @PSETalk is ...
03/23/2021
Puget Sound Energy | Our Leadership Team

So many #womeninenergy help push #naturalgas forward: like AGA Board Member Mary Kipp. Under her leadership @PSETalk is helping achieve a cleaner energy future with its customers in the communities it serves - https://www.pse.com/about-us/leadership #WomensHistoryMonth

The senior leadership team works closely with our board of directors to deliver your energy future. Find detailed biographies of all the members.

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