UI, CNG and SCG Announce New Holiday eBill Incentive

UI, CNG and SCG Announce New Holiday eBill Incentive

ORANGE, CT — November 22, 2021 — Local Energy companies United Illuminating (UI), Southern Connecticut Gas (SCG) and Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG) have announced the launch of a new customer incentive to last throughout the 2021 Holiday Season. For every customer that signs up for the companies’ eBill service, the companies will donate $1.00, up to $5,000, to Connecticut Foodshare during the months of November and December. Connecticut Foodshare works closely with food retailers, farmers, financial donors and countless volunteers to collect and distribute food to those in need through a statewide network of 700 partner programs throughout the state.

“As local electric and natural gas companies, we care deeply about the people of Connecticut and supporting the communities we live and work in,” said Franklyn D. Reynolds, President and CEO of UIL Holdings, the companies’ parent. “With the launch of this eBill promotion, together with our customers, we can help make a difference in the lives of so many who may be struggling this holiday season.”

“Last year, Connecticut Foodshare distributed enough food to provide nearly 47 million meals through a network of 700 community-based hunger relief programs, including food pantries, community kitchens, and emergency shelters,” said Monica Obrebski, Senior Director of External Relations at Connecticut Foodshare. “This partnership with UI, CNG and SCG — and their customers — will help ensure that we are able to continue providing meals to those in need in the coming months, when we know folks may be struggling most.”
The companies’ eBill service is a user-friendly, paperless online payment tool. When a customer signs up for eBill, they will receive their bill online and can schedule automatic payments or can make their own payments each month. Customers can also view up to 13 months of previous eBills online. 

Customers who wish to enroll in eBill can do so here:

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About UI: The United Illuminating Company (UI) is a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. Established in 1899, UI operates approximately 3,600 miles of electric distribution lines and 138 miles of transmission lines. It serves approximately 341,000 customers in the greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas of Connecticut. UI received the Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Recovery Award in 2019 and 2021. For more information, visit uinet.com.  

About SCG: The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG) is a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. Established in 1847, SCG operates approximately 2,500 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines, serving approximately 206,000 customers in the greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas of Connecticut. For more information, visit soconngas.com

About CNG: Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation (CNG) is a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. Established in 1848, CNG operates approximately 2,200 miles of natural gas distribution pipeline, serving approximately 183,000 customers across 26 communities in the greater Hartford-New Britain area, and Greenwich, Connecticut. For more information, visit cngcorp.com.   

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit avangrid.com.   

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