Wiliams has announced it will provide Chattanooga Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company Gas, with its NextGen Gas for a three-year period. The delivery of the gas will allow Chattanooga Gas to meet 100% of its fuel supply needs for residential and small business customers and reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 16,000 tons, which equates to removing 3.500 gas-powered cars off the road for an entire year.
“As we look to a low-carbon energy future, Williams is committed to leading our industry with credible solutions to benefit our customers,” said Chad Zamarin, Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development for Williams. “We are proud to work with Chattanooga Gas to provide clean energy solutions through our NextGen Gas program that proves the quality of low-carbon intensity natural gas.”
According to Williams, NextGen Gas is low-emission natural gas sourced at production sites that meet certain environmental standards and practices and is gathered, processed, and transported in a way that produces the lowest environmental impact possible.
“Our NextGen Gas supply is certified to be produced with lower greenhouse gas emissions than traditional natural gas supply. Our customers can feel good knowing we have strong relationships with environmentally conscious suppliers focused on reducing methane emissions efficiently and effectively during the production cycle,” said Pedro Cherry, President and CEO of Chattanooga Gas.
Chattanooga Gas currently supplies natural gas to more than 70,000 customers throughout southeast Tennessee.