The Highs & Lows of Winter Gas Bills

Why is my gas bill so high in the winter? You’re probably not thinking about your utilities on a daily basis, why should you?  Your house is warm, your water is hot and your feet are propped up in front of the fireplace.  Everyone’s all warm and cozy, until the bill arrives. Most people see a noticeable increase in their natural gas bills during the winter since natural gas is typically used for heating.  You may not even realize you have [...]

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Energize the Eagles

Let’s Energize the Eagles Thursday, January 24 Winthrop vs Gardner-Webb Tipoff – 7:00pm Winthrop Coliseum It’s Customer Appreciation Night at Winthrop Coliseum. Get your FREE tickets to one of the biggest divisional games of the year at the YCNGA Showroom. Tickets are limited, so get yours before they’re gone – limit 4 per family for YCNGA customers only. It’s WHITE OUT NIGHT! Get decked out in white from head to toe in support of the Eagles. Go for the gold and be one of the [...]

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Protect Yourself Against Utility Scams

Avoid Utility Impostor Scams During the week of November 11, 2018, utilities across the country will be raising awareness of utility scams targeting customers. York County Natural Gas Authority, as a member of the American Public Gas Association (APGA), has joined Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) to help raise awareness of common utility impostor scams. UUAS’ publication, “Consumer’s Guide to Imposter Utility Scams,” is designed to help you better protect yourself, your neighbors, and your loved ones from the harmful impacts [...]

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October Safety Awareness Survey

What Do You Know… about natural gas? As part of our ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable natural gas service for our customers, York County Natural Gas is conducting an online survey to determine the community’s level of knowledge about natural gas safety. This brief online survey consists of 12 questions and 1 bonus question and takes less than 5 minutes to complete.  Participants are NOT required to be natural gas customers, but should live or own land in York [...]

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Live Better – Public Natural Gas Week

YCNGA will be celebrating Public Natural Gas Week from October 7 – 13, 2018. Energy is a choice and life takes energy.  From water heaters to cooktops, households that choose natural gas save on energy costs.  Natural gas heats our homes, provides hot water, makes cooking easier, generates electricity and supports renewable energy. YCNGA operates as a public, not-for-profit utility offering local control, more competitive costs, better customer service, jobs and increased revenues for the community. Take part in the events and [...]

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Storm Safety Tips

NATURAL GAS SAFETY During & After the Storm… Gas pipelines are buried underground and are not often affected by wind, rain, or storms. However, severe weather could damage your appliances or affect your gas supply. Trees that fall may pull up utilities caught in their roots, or damage outdoor appliances or fixtures including your gas meter. Downed trees on houses can also damage interior (customer-owned) gas piping. Before the Storm Natural gas lines require you to take no special precautions. There is no [...]

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Get the YCNGA Mobile App

It’s here! Our new mobile app is available on both Apple and Android devices. The app – YCNGA – is designed to give you fast, secure account access so you can easily manage your account details while on the go. View your bill and account balance, make payments by credit/debit or e-check, schedule alerts and reminders, and opt in to push notifications for outages plus more. Nearly everything you can do from our Customer Portal can now be handled instantly whether you’re [...]

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Blacksburg Renewal Project

York County Natural Gas Authority (YCNGA) will begin upgrading natural gas pipelines in Blacksburg later this summer. This multi-year renewal project will upgrade the distribution system to enhance safety, reliability and integrity of the natural gas pipelines in Blacksburg.   Construction is anticipated to begin late August along Rutherford Street and Shelby Street and will be completed in phases to encompass all distribution and service lines in the Town of Blacksburg.  Beginning next year (2019) each phase is expected to take [...]

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April is Safe Digging Month

Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig! The month of April marks National Safe Digging Month, reminding South Carolina residents to always call 811 before any digging project.  In 2017, YCNGA facilities were damaged 309 times.   In 60% of these incidents the root cause was the lack of utility locate tickets or failure of homeowners to dig safely around natural gas lines.  According to Common Ground Alliance (CGA), a national association focused on protecting underground utilities, across the country, an underground utility [...]

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YCNGA Introduces New Logo

The YCNGA brand and logo is getting a facelift! Our new, refreshed and modern logo, was designed by our marketing department and replaces the current logo that has represented the gas company for over 30 years. The new logo retains the original element of the flame with the same color palette of the previous logo, but adds a touch of green in a concise, modern circle utilizing positive and negative space for a modern twist on the original logo. The flame [...]

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