Natural gas, along with existing infrastructure, could underpin efforts by Southern Company Gas to reach net zero direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, according to a new study conducted by consulting firm ICF International Inc.


“We are committed to finding sustainable clean energy solutions without burdening our customers,” said Southern Company Gas CEO Kim Greene. “This study shows our natural gas system has a foundational role to play in this, alongside the use of renewable solutions, power generation storage, negative carbon initiatives and the electrification of transportation and other targeted applications.”

Southern Company Gas serves more than 4.3 million customers in four states via its local distribution companies: Atlanta Gas Light in Georgia,...