Economic Development

Southern Company Gas is invested in the economic health and prosperity of all the geographic locations and communities we serve.

We’re committed to helping grow the economy, increase jobs and provide a higher quality of life for the people in the regions we serve.

Community development goes beyond recruiting businesses to our service regions. We also work to get communities ready for commerce, including educating the workforce.

We’re Committed to Economic Development

Southern Company’s economic development efforts have brought an average of 18,000 new jobs and $6 billion in capital investment each year for the last five years to the Southeastern U.S.

Nicor Gas Named Environmental Champion

In 2018, Nicor Gas was named a Top Utility Environmental Champion, according to a new Cogent Reports survey of utility customers nationwide conducted by Market Strategies International. The results designate the top 43 utilities throughout the country that have shown dedication to environmental stewardship and are published in a report titled Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™ Residential.