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Natural Gas: A Cornerstone of Illinois' Clean Energy Strategy

At Nicor Gas, we're here for you. Our system is built to handle extreme weather, even during certain power outages, so you can count on us all year long.  

We've invested in our network to ensure our 2.3 million customers have access to clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas. It’s what we’ve done safely for more than 160 years, and we’re committed to do it for many more. It's a fact.

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We Deliver: The Facts

Nicor Gas is dedicated to sharing how natural gas is safe and beneficial, backed by solid facts, for our customers, communities and Illinois.

More than

of Illinois households depend on natural gas to keep them warm.*

In Illinois, natural gas is

the cost of electricity.**

Nicor Gas creates job opportunities for over

people who construct, maintain and inspect our natural gas infrastructure.

The natural gas that Nicor Gas delivers can be

more affordable

than other energy sources.***

*U.S. Census Bureau  |  **American Gas Association  |  ***U.S. Department of Energy

We Care: Neighbors and Customers

It's a Fact

Nicor Gas is there when you need us most.

We’re helping our customers and communities get the energy they need for warmth, economic growth, and a cleaner future.

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Learn the facts from our team in the field.

Tyesha Scordato

“Let’s take for instance days like this when it’s cold, it’s freezing, temperatures are starting to plummet, we’re here for our customers.”

Tyesha Scordato, Superintendent, Field Operations

Fred Wright

“We work until it’s done. It doesn’t matter if it’s midnight, 8 am, 2 pm, we get that gas going for the customer.”

Fred Wright, Distribution Technician, Field Operations

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Nicor Gas supports customers during, after winter storms

During the three coldest days of winter storm Gerri, when wind chills dipped below -30°F, Nicor Gas employees worked around the clock to ensure there were no major service outages during the weather event. During this time, Nicor Gas delivered 12.41 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas to its 2.3 million customers in Northern Illinois.

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Nicor Gas announces $100,000 in funding for career readiness, educational programs

Expanding on its commitment to enhance opportunities and engage a qualified and diverse workforce in the communities it is proud to serve, Nicor Gas is announcing $100,000 in grants awarded to organizations supporting educational and career readiness programs.

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City of Aurora, Nicor Gas Unveil New Exhibit on Smart Cities at City Hall

The City of Aurora and Nicor Gas announced today the unveiling of a new educational exhibit on Smart Cities on the first floor of the Development Services Building at City Hall. The ribbon cutting for the new exhibit will take place Wednesday, Feb. 14.

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