Elizabethtown Gas Files to Lower Rates for Customers

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ELIZABETH, N.J. – June 1, 2020 – Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), announced today that it submitted its annual Basic Gas Supply Service (BGSS) filing – requesting a 6.3% decrease.

If approved by the BPU, the combined effect of the proposed BGSS rate change for an average residential heating customer utilizing 100 therms of gas during a winter heating month, would be a decrease of $6.69.

“Elizabethtown Gas takes the steps needed to hold its gas costs to the lowest reasonable level and our filing demonstrates our commitment to the continued prudent management of our gas supply portfolio for the benefit of our customers,” said Christie McMullen, President Elizabethtown Gas.

If approved by the BPU, the requested Elizabethtown Gas rate changes would take effect on October 1, 2020.

For customers struggling to pay their energy bills, energy assistance is available. Additional information can be found on the Elizabethtown Gas website, elizabethtowngas.com.

About Elizabethtown Gas

Elizabethtown Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), delivers safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to approximately 300,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in parts of Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris, and Mercer counties. For five years in a row, Elizabethtown Gas has ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction With Residential Natural Gas Service in the East among Midsize Utilities” by J.D. Power. For more information, visit elizabethtowngas.com.

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