Atlanta Gas Light is honoring seniors with a discount on their bills & offering information about scams

ATLANTA: May is National Older Americans Month and to celebrate, Atlanta Gas Light is reminding its customers about the company's Senior Citizen Discount.

Every family deserves reliable energy at a price they can afford, said Bryan Batson, president of Atlanta Gas Light. For many older Georgians on a fixed income, the Senior Citizen Discount can offer some relief on the Atlanta Gas Light base charge.

Customers 65 years of age or older and who have a total annual combined household income of $24,980 or less are eligible for up to a $14 monthly discount on their base charge. Natural gas service must be in the senior customer's name to be eligible. To apply, seniors should complete and mail in the application found on

In addition, Atlanta Gas Light is cautioning seniors about scam tactics. Although there are several, a common tactic involves a customer receiving an unsolicited phone call from an individual who falsely claims to be a company representative. The scammer warns that the company will disconnect the customer's natural gas service if a payment is not made within a short timeframe.

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