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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Understanding Winter Utility Bills

Return of Old Man Winter Raises Utility Bills – After several years of unseasonably warm winters, residents are dusting off their heavy coats, dressing in layers…  and noticing higher utility bills. Recent extreme cold weather around the Southeast, and particularly in South Carolina, has driven customers to use record amounts of natural gas.  Since natural gas is typically used for heating, record cold and record usage means higher utility bills. HAVE YOU NOTICED AN INCREASE IN YOUR BILL?  Here’s why… Since the [...]

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Interest-Free Financing

Put it on your gas bill, interest-free!  When you purchase and install natural gas appliances through York County Natural Gas, we’ll finance your purchase interest-free with certain restrictions: Must be a year-round residential YCNGA customer in good-standing Must be the homeowner YCNGA must install the appliance Other credit criteria may apply Customers who qualify, place a minimum down payment of 20% when the contract is made, then choose a finance period up to 36 months, depending on the amount of the purchase. Contract totals under [...]

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James T. Sprouse Jr Appointed New CEO of York County Natural Gas Authority

Rock Hill, SC | June 30, 2017 The Board of Directors of York County Natural Gas Authority (Authority) is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jimmy) T. Sprouse Jr. as the new President and Authority. Mr. Sprouse is a graduate of Clemson University and has over 25 years of extensive utility and energy industry experience. He has worked in various progressive roles within the Authority, ranging from Construction Crewman to Executive Vice President. After serving as Chief Operating Officer, [...]

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APGA Award

It’s Been an Award Winning Year

In July, York County Natural Gas Authority received four national awards from the American Public Gas Association (APGA) and the Southern Gas Association (SGA) recognizing the Authority for excellence in the areas of safety, emergency management, operations, and marketing. The APGA is a not-for-profit nationwide association for municipal & community-owned natural gas utilities with over 700 members in 37 states and awarded YCNGA with the Public Gas System Achievement Award for its efforts and contributions in the area of emergency [...]

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Celebrating 60 years of service

YCNGA signed its first customer in 1957, and after 60 years in service now provides natural gas to over 64,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in York County and Blacksburg, SC. Starting August 8th and for the 60 days leading up to our Customer Appreciation Open House on Friday, October 6th, we’ll be offering daily prizes, weekly drawings and a $60 OFF SALE on select appliances in our customer showroom. See More

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