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About Us

As part of the AGL Resources family, Atlanta Gas Light provides American, abundant and affordable natural gas efficiently to 1.5 million Georgians. We’ve been a trustworthy source of safe, clean energy — and a constant partner to almost 200 counties we serve throughout Georgia — since we installed the City of Atlanta's first natural gas streetlights more than 150 years ago

Today, we’re the eighth largest natural gas distribution utility in the United States and the largest in the Southeast. In Georgia’s deregulated natural gas market, we don’t sell natural gas to customers. Instead, we operate and maintain the infrastructure that delivers the gas to customers of certified natural gas marketers. To establish natural gas service, please contact a marketer.

Atlanta Gas Light Historical Timeline

1856

Atlanta Gas Light is founded to install gas streetlights in Atlanta.

1930

Natural gas from the western U.S. arrives in Atlanta.

1956

Atlanta Gas Light observes its 100th anniversary.

1963

The Shining Light Award is established by WSB Radio and Atlanta Gas Light Company to recognize a Georgian who has inspired the lives of others through service to humanity.

1996

Formation of AGL Resources, Atlanta Gas Light’s parent company.

1997

The Georgia General Assembly passes the Georgia Natural Gas Competition and Deregulation Act.

1998

Deregulation goes into effect, with consumers switching from Atlanta Gas Light to natural gas marketers.

2006

Atlanta Gas Light observes its 150th anniversary.

Today

Atlanta Gas Light expands its position as the largest natural gas distributor in the Southeast, providing delivery service to more than 1.5 million customers throughout Georgia.