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Safety

UGI Warns Customers of Potential Scams

Spring’s warmer weather paired with easing pandemic restrictions is drawing more people outdoors. Unfortunately, it also invites individuals looking to take a

Joseph Swope 04 May 2021
In Our Community

UGI Celebrates National Volunteer Week

UGI employees continued their long-tradition of giving back to their local communities during April’s National Volunteer Week.   UGI’s commitment to su

UGI Social Team 04 May 2021
Customer Service

What Communities Should Expect During UGI Construction

UGI’s highest priority during construction is safety. In advance of any planned UGI projects, notification is provided regarding construction schedules to res

UGI Social Team 03 May 2021
Customer Service

UGI Recognized in National Residential Customer Service Survey

UGI Utilities, Inc. was among 38 utility companies nationwide recognized as “Easiest to do Business With” in the recent Cogent Syndicated 2021 Utility Trust

UGI Social Team 30 Apr 2021
In the News

UGI Continues Major Capital Improvements in 2021

UGI Utilities will spend more than $265 million in fiscal year 2021 to replace natural gas mains and associated facilities, as well as complete a number of syst

UGI Social Team 28 Apr 2021
In Our Community

UGI Supports Diversity in STEM at Penn State Harrisburg

UGI Utilities recently made a gift of $300,000 to Penn State Harrisburg to support educational equity and diversity in science, technology, engineering and math

UGI Social Team 28 Apr 2021
In Our Community

UGI Advances its Belonging, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Imperative

Launched in 2020, UGI’s Belonging, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (BIDE) Imperative aligns UGI’s core values of safety, integrity, respect, responsibilit

UGI Social Team 28 Apr 2021
Energy Hot Topics

Helping Hershey Medical Center Increase its Efficiency

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center must be able to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, including during extreme weather. The

UGI Social Team 26 Apr 2021
Energy Hot Topics

Fueling Hospitals Across Pennsylvania

There are approximately 190 community hospitals in Pennsylvania, according to the American Hospital Association. Many of these hospitals, and numerous other hea

UGI Social Team 22 Apr 2021
Customer Service

UGI Urges Eligible Renters to Apply for New Assistance Program

UGI is encouraging eligible Pennsylvania renters with past due natural gas and electric utility bills, as well as rent, to apply for Pennsylvania’s newly laun

UGI Social Team 05 Apr 2021
Customer Service

Making a Difference with Operation Share

In December 2020, a former customer, who wished to remain anonymous, reached out to UGI inquiring about how she might be able to help other customers who are pa

UGI Social Team 29 Mar 2021
In Our Community

We Are UGI: Supporting Girl Scouts

Amanda Myzick, who works in UGI’s Wilkes-Barre area, has 42 years of Girl Scout experience. She began as a Brownie and moved her way up to be a Junior and a C

UGI Social Team 15 Mar 2021
Customer Service

Get Help with Your Energy Bills

Don’t get left out in the cold. UGI is here to help! UGI is committed to helping customers in need who make a sincere effort to pay their energy bills through

UGI Social Team 09 Mar 2021
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Joins Methane Emissions Reduction Coalition

UGI Corporation’s Natural Gas Businesses group, made up of affiliates UGI Utilities and UGI Energy Services, have joined the coalition Our Nation’s Energy F

UGI Social Team 01 Mar 2021
Electric

We Are UGI: Celebrating Our Engineers

National Engineers Week is celebrated February 21-27, 2021. Each year, this week calls attention to the contributions engineers make to our society and raises a

UGI Social Team 21 Feb 2021
Electric

Don’t Let These Electrical Safety Tips Shock You

UGI is proud to provide the energy you rely on every day to power your home. There’s nothing more important than the safety of our customers, employees, and m

UGI Social Team 15 Feb 2021
Energy Hot Topics

Better for your Business, Better for the Environment

Many small to medium-sized businesses are saving hundreds of dollars a year or more on their overall energy costs by switching to natural gas, including Marywoo

UGI Social Team 08 Feb 2021
Natural Gas

Smell Gas? Act Fast!

If you smell rotten eggs, it could be a natural gas leak. It’s important to teach your family what to do if anyone ever smells natural gas. Here are ways to u

UGI Social Team 01 Feb 2021
Natural Gas

Start 2021 on the Right Foot

UGI urges you to take several simple steps to ensure proper operation of natural gas-fired equipment and appliances to prevent a build-up of carbon monoxide (CO

UGI Social Team 26 Jan 2021
In Our Community

We Are UGI: Donating to Save Lives

January is National Blood Donor Month, which is the perfect time to resolve to be a regular blood donor and help save lives. UGI employee Denise Yost regularly

UGI Social Team 18 Jan 2021
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Fuels Willow Valley’s New Operations Service Center

UGI Utilities is pleased to support the growing energy needs of Lancaster’s award-winning Willow Valley Communities and to help keep energy costs affordable f

UGI Social Team 04 Jan 2021
Customer Service

Getting Help This Holiday Season

UGI is committed to helping customers who make a sincere effort to pay their energy bills through a variety of customer assistance programs. Here are some ways

UGI Social Team 21 Dec 2020
In the News

Have A Happy, Healthy Holiday

When planning to host or attend a holiday celebration, assess current COVID 19 levels in your community to determine whether to limit the number of attendees or

UGI Social Team 14 Dec 2020
Energy Hot Topics

Small Business Help This Holiday Season

We know that our business customers are facing a unique set of challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. UGI understands that your business relies on its

UGI Social Team 07 Dec 2020
Energy Resources

Tips to Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving may look a little different this year for families – there may be fewer people in your home, or perhaps your travel plans were canceled. No matte

UGI Social Team 23 Nov 2020
Customer Service

Worry-Free Billing This Holiday Season

Do you have a lot on your plate this holiday season? Let us help you take one thing off your mind – paying your utility bill. UGI provides services that can h

UGI Social Team 16 Nov 2020
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Completes New Solar Installation at Lancaster Headquarters

UGI recently completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art solar array at the company’s Denver, Pa., headquarters. The project is another step forward

UGI Social Team 04 Nov 2020
Electric

Don’t Let Your Utility Bills Scare You!

Save Energy and Money this October October is National Energy Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of sustainably managing our natio

UGI Social Team 21 Oct 2020
Energy Hot Topics

Top Priorities: Caring for Patients & Our Earth

Combined Heat and Power for Medical Facilities Healthcare facilities in UGI’s service area, like Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn S

UGI Social Team 29 Sep 2020
Natural Gas

Natural Gas Meter Safety for Fall

The fall season brings cooler temperatures and falling leaves. You may be re-imagining your outdoor living space with fall-themed décor, or preparing for Hallo

UGI Social Team 15 Sep 2020
Safety

Don’t Wait! Make Your Preparedness Plan Today

September is National Preparedness Month. Established by the Federal Emergency  Management Agency (FEMA), the campaign encourages residents to be ready and pla

UGI Social Team 08 Sep 2020
Electric

Be Prepared When Severe Weather Strikes

Severe weather has impacted the region this summer and more storms are predicted for later in the season. UGI reminds customers to be prepared in case severe w

UGI Social Team 27 Aug 2020
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Continues to Help Fuel Manufacturing Growth in Pennsylvania

Affordable Pennsylvania natural gas continues to give the Commonwealth a one-of-a-kind competitive economic development edge, create new jobs and grow the state

UGI Social Team 19 Aug 2020
Natural Gas

“Know What’s Below” on National 811 Day

Today (8/11) is National Safe Digging Day, a commemorative day in which both residents and professional contractors are encouraged to call 811 before begin

UGI Social Team 11 Aug 2020
Electric

Every Dig, Every Time, Call 811

Summer’s warm weather brings out home repairs, construction, outdoor projects. Whether you’re installing a fence or trimming tree limbs near a power line, t

UGI Social Team 29 Jul 2020
In Our Community

Ask for ID: UGI Warns Customers of Potential Scams

Summer’s warm weather and long days are a great time to be outdoors, but the season also draws out individuals looking to take advantage of UGI customers. To

UGI Social Team 21 Jul 2020
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Recognized for Fleet Safety

UGI Utilities has been recognized by the Energy Association of Pennsylvania (EAP) for outstanding safety performance in conjunction with the Association’s ann

UGI Social Team 21 Jul 2020
Energy Hot Topics

The Heat Is On!

Keep Your Family Safe This Summer Summer brings warmer weather and longer days, but it also brings safety risks. This summer, enjoy your outdoor adventures and

UGI Social Team 20 Jul 2020
In Our Community

Helping Healthcare Heroes from Home

UGI is proud of employee Heather Cappel, who spent her workdays serving our customers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and her free time sewing masks for healt

UGI Social Team 13 Jul 2020
In Our Community

UGI Begins Construction on New Training Center Complex

UGI is pleased to announce work is underway in Bern Township, Berks County, on the 40-acre site of UGI’s forthcoming state-of-the-art Training Center. Expecte

UGI Social Team 02 Jul 2020
Customer Service

Keeping Your Family Safe

We know you and your family rely on UGI to ensure the safe delivery of energy to your home. As essential employees, UGI’s field technicians are working hard t

UGI Social Team 10 Jun 2020
Natural Gas

Underground Pipe Safety

What About Gas Lines Beyond the Meter? UGI wants you to know that the Company is responsible for maintaining the natural gas pipes that run up to your home, inc

UGI Social Team 10 Jun 2020
Electric

Students Get Innovative with Energy

High school students recently participated in the UGI “Energy Innovation Challenge,” which asked students to communicate innovative ideas about increasing e

UGI Social Team 26 May 2020
Electric

Celebrate Electrical Safety Month with UGI

Did you know an average of 51,000 electrical home structure fires occur each year in the United States? That’s more that’s more than $1.3 billion in

UGI Social Team 11 May 2020
Safety

Locator Safety Awareness Week 2020

Join UGI is observing Locator Safety Awareness Week, April 20-26, 2020 Established in 2014  by Infrastructure Resources, Locator Safety Awareness Week addresse

UGI Social Team 20 Apr 2020
Electric

Look Up And Live: Overhead Power Lines

Protect your family and your home Warm weather is almost here! It is important to be aware of overhead power lines providing service at various voltages to our

UGI Social Team 16 Apr 2020
Energy Hot Topics

The Natural Choice

Gas provides clean, affordable and efficient energy Gas provides clean, affordable and efficient energy. When consumers think of energy efficiency, they often t

UGI Social Team 06 Apr 2020
Environment

UGI Fuels Sustainable Snyder County Greenhouse

UGI was pleased to join BrightFarms in Selinsgrove, Pa., on January 28 to celebrate the ceremonial ribbon cutting of the indoor farming company’s newest and l

UGI Social Team 23 Mar 2020
Customer Service

National Consumer Protection Week 2020

This week, March 1-7, marks National Consumer Protection Week, a time to educate ourselves and safeguard against falling victim to impostor utility scams. To he

UGI Social Team 02 Mar 2020
Energy Hot Topics

Now We’re Cooking

Outdoor kitchens provide focal points for open-air living areas Just as the kitchen is often the centerpiece of the home, its set up can provide an ideal focal

UGI Social Team 24 Feb 2020
Electric

Celebrating Engineers Week 2020

This week (February 16-22) marks Engineers Week. Established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, the week highlights the contributions ma

UGI Social Team 16 Feb 2020
Safety

Are You “Winter Wise” During Cold Weather?

Although cold weather comes as no surprise during the winter months, many residents are not prepared for it. Winter often brings storms that can result in s

UGI Social Team 27 Jan 2020
In Our Community

We Are UGI: Mentoring In Our Communities

UGI is proud of our employees, like Patrice Donahue, who donate their time and resources to mentor our future leaders. Throughout this school year, Patrice is

UGI Social Team 21 Jan 2020
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Fuels Pennsylvania’s Expanding Logistics Sector

As e-commerce grows and fast delivery becomes the norm, UGI is working with businesses and developers to meet the energy needs of warehouses, logistics centers,

UGI Social Team 13 Jan 2020
Electric

UGI Presents Energy Efficiency Check to Dallas School District

UGI presented an Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) rebate check last month to the Dallas School District for new high efficiency commercial boilers,

UGI Social Team 02 Jan 2020
Electric

A New Year, New Resolutions!

As we make our way into a new year, consider making some new resolutions – the energy kind! These don’t even require eating more vegetables and less sug

UGI Social Team 27 Dec 2019
Safety

8 Quick Tips for a Safer, Happier Holiday

Happy Holidays from UGI! As you wrap gifts, decorate the tree, light the menorah, and start cooking in preparation for the holidays, don’t forget to make saf

UGI Social Team 17 Dec 2019
In Our Community

Ringing in the Holiday Season

UGI joins forces with the Salvation Army this holiday season The Salvation Army is dedicated to doing the most good. Their mission is to feed the hungry, shelte

UGI Social Team 09 Dec 2019
Natural Gas

Meter Safety for the Winter-Wise Resident

After a weekend of blustery weather and dropping temperatures, we can safely say winter is here to stay. As we enter the winter months, there is a potential fo

UGI Social Team 01 Dec 2019
Electric

Stay Safe This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a few days away! As you and your family begin to plan your delicious holiday meal, UGI encourages residents to use the following tips to st

UGI Social Team 25 Nov 2019
Customer Service

Utility Scam Awareness Week 2019

It’s Utility Scam Awareness Week (November 17 – 23). An initiative founded by Utilities United Against Scams, the week highlights the many ways utility

UGI Social Team 18 Nov 2019
Customer Service

UGI Urges Customers to Apply for Heating Grants

UGI encourages eligible natural gas and electric customers to apply for federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds to help cover their hea

UGI Social Team 11 Nov 2019
Electric

UGI Electric Powers Up New NEPA Substation

UGI’s Electric Division recently completed construction of its new Loomis Substation. The new substation in Luzerne County is now helping to serve the gro

UGI Social Team 04 Nov 2019
In Our Community

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

Trick or Treating is one of the best parts of Halloween night! However, there’s a fine line between trick or treating fun and safety concerns – espe

UGI Social Team 28 Oct 2019
Energy Hot Topics

UGI Opens New Natural Gas Fueling Station

UGI  celebrated the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at our Wilkes-Barre office on East Northampton Street at a “Ribbon Cutting

UGI Social Team 15 Oct 2019
Safety

Be a Hero During Fire Prevention Week

You don’t need a cape to be a hero when it comes to home fires. Each year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) hosts a Fire Prevention Week campai

UGI Social Team 07 Oct 2019
Safety

Don’t Fall for Scams This Fall

As the temperatures drop and the number of homeowners and businesses in need of heat rises, scammers have more opportunity to pose as utility employees, either

UGI Social Team 01 Oct 2019
In Our Community

Learning Theatre Fundamentals at Young Playwrights’ Lab

What better way to learn literacy skills than by creating your own one-act play? Students at Sheridan Elementary took on that task at Touchstone Theatre’s You

UGI Social Team 18 Sep 2019
In Our Community

Summer STEM Camp Makes Science Magical

Science can be creative, fun, and even magical! For campers attending Lancaster Science Factory’s summer Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (ST

UGI Social Team 09 Sep 2019
Safety

Be Prepared, Not Scared, During National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t have to be scary if you prepare in advance. September is National Preparedness Month, a campaign established by the Federal Emergency Managem

UGI Social Team 30 Aug 2019
Environment

New and Improved Rail Trail Celebrates Re-Opening

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate the re-opening of sections the D&H Rail Trail and the connecting Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Northeast Penns

UGI Social Team 20 Aug 2019
In Our Community

Reading is the Hot Topic at ProJeCt of Easton’s SIZZLE! Summer Camp

Shouts of “Ni Hao!” rang out through the classroom as the kindergarten students eagerly greeted their visitors with the Chinese phrase. They were in the

UGI Social Team 13 Aug 2019
Safety

Tick Tips for a Safe Summer

Ticks can be a serious threat to outdoor enthusiasts during the summer months. UGI reminds community residents to be vigilant this summer when it comes to prev

UGI Social Team 29 Jul 2019
In the News

Win $500 for Your Firehouse!

Are you ready to win $500 for your fire company? Simply post the “Call Before You Dig” message on your firehouse marquee to promote safe digging. Wi

UGI Social Team 22 Jul 2019
In Our Community

UGI Empowers Young Women to be “WISE”

Penn State Wilkes-Barre recently welcomed young women entering grades 6 through 8 to their 10th Annual Women in Sciences and Engineering (WISE) Camp. The topic

UGI Social Team 15 Jul 2019
In Our Community

Keeping Motorists & Workers Safe in Work Zones

UGI is committed to building and maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas system that our customers can depend on. Extensive infrastructure improvement pr

UGI Social Team 08 Jul 2019
Safety

Dehydration Dangers

As we enter the hot summer months, UGI reminds customers about the dangers of dehydration. Dehydration can be a problem all year long, but you need to drink eve

UGI Social Team 02 Jul 2019
Safety

Beat the Heat with Cool Skin Safety Tips

Approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. Skin cancer affects people of all skin tones, although people with fairer skin

UGI Social Team 25 Jun 2019
In Our Community

UGI Honors Employee During National Safety Month

In honor of National Safety Month, we’re proud to recognize UGI Meter Reader, Kyle Christman, who recently received national recognition for going above a

UGI Social Team 17 Jun 2019
Natural Gas

Fuel Summer Fun with Natural Gas Grilling

Natural gas is an affordable and environmentally friendly option to fuel your outdoor spaces and extend the summer fun! Grills are one of the most popular outd

UGI Social Team 07 Jun 2019
Environment

UGI Archbald Helps Rail Trail “Grow”

A group of employee volunteers from UGI’s Archbald location recently spent their afternoon planting trees along the D&H Rail-Trail. The group planted 12 b

UGI Social Team 03 Jun 2019
Electric

UGI Presents Energy Efficiency Rebate to LCCC

UGI presented Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) with an Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) rebate check for $100,000 on April 30, 2019. LCCC le

UGI Social Team 03 Jun 2019
Natural Gas

Underground Pipe Safety: What About Gas Lines Beyond the Meter?

As your natural gas utility, UGI is responsible for safely maintaining the natural gas pipes that run up to your home, including the meter. Each customer is res

UGI Social Team 28 May 2019
In Our Community

UGI Continues Major Capital Improvements in 2019

UGI Utilities will spend more than $187.5 million in fiscal year 2019 to replace natural gas mains and complete a number of system enhancement projects. “UGI

UGI Social Team 21 May 2019
In Our Community

NATO Mission Takes UGI Employee Overseas

In honor of the brave men and women who serve our country in the armed services, UGI is proud to acknowledge May as Military Appreciation Month. In celebration

UGI Social Team 13 May 2019
Uncategorized

UGI Named “Environmental Champion” in National Utility Survey

UGI Utilities, Inc. was among 29 utility companies nationwide that were named a 2019 “Environmental Champion” in a recent study by Cogent Reports™, a divi

UGI Social Team 29 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Celebrating Our Community with Thea

As April comes to a close, we’re wrapping up our volunteer month celebrations. But before we sign off, get to know Thea Lind, UGI’s community relati

UGI Social Team 25 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Strengthening Our Communities with Tammie Lowry

UGI continues our month-long celebration of our employee volunteer efforts throughout the communities we live and work in. This week, get to know Tammie Lowry,

UGI Social Team 23 Apr 2019
Electric

Celebrate National Lineman Appreciation Day with UGI

  Did you know there are more than 9 million miles of live electric wire in service in the United States? Each day our UGI Electric Division linemen put th

UGI Social Team 18 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Making a Difference: How Ann Blaskiewicz is Shaping Communities in UGI’s North Region

  If you’ve visited some of our communities in Northern Pennsylvania, you may have seen some of the work done by Ann Blaskiewicz, UGI’s Communi

UGI Social Team 10 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Meet Lori: UGI’s Community Relations Coordinator

It’s National Volunteer Week! In honor of the team that works tirelessly to support community and volunteer initiatives throughout UGI, we’re profil

UGI Social Team 09 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Celebrate National Safe Digging Month

Every 9 minutes an underground utility is damaged because someone didn’t make the call to 8-1-1. In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of h

UGI Social Team 02 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Natural Gas Lights Colebrookdale Railroad Yard

The Boyertown Station, home base in Berks County for the historic Colebrookdale Railroad, recently celebrated the lighting of the first two of what will eventua

UGI Social Team 28 Mar 2019
Customer Service

Understand Your Winter Bill

UGI reminds customers that the winter months bring cold weather that can have an impact on your heating bill, since cool temperatures mean that more energy is n

UGI Social Team 29 Jan 2019
Electric

Light Up Your New Year with ENERGY STAR®

Save instantly on qualifying ENERGY STAR® rated LED lighting this year. UGI can help you save energy and money when you purchase select LED light bulbs at loca

UGI Social Team 24 Jan 2019
Electric

Students “Take Action” with Energy Efficiency

The 5th grade teachers at Greater Nanticoke Area Elementary Center didn’t wait for Earth Day to teach their students about Energy Efficiency. Instead, they in

UGI Social Team 22 Jan 2019
Electric

Reminder: Check Heating Systems and Appliances

As cold weather continues across UGI’s service territory, UGI employees have assisted customers on an increasing number of reports of carbon monoxide (CO) bui

UGI Social Team 16 Jan 2019
In Our Community

In Our Communities

At UGI, community is at the heart of all we do and we invest in the communities we serve. As we look back on 2018, UGI Utilities contributed more than $2 millio

UGI Social Team 14 Jan 2019