To protect our planet for a better tomorrow, we are reducing emissions released from our system through pipeline replacement and system integrity projects, public awareness, end-use energy conservation programs and exploring new technology to take us into a low-carbon future.
How we are tightening and modernizing our system to reduce emissions
Between 2021 and 2025, we expect to replace approximately 900 miles of vintage pipeline materials, which includes wrought iron, unprotected bare steel, protected bare steel and vintage plastic.
*The vintage pipeline replacement program includes wrought iron, unprotected bare steel, protected bare steel and vintage plastic.
Our public awareness efforts and damage prevention programs proactively engage key audiences with information to help everyone make informed and safe decisions and avoid third-party damage to our pipelines.
Public awareness programs include 811 Call Before You Dig, Natural Gas Safety Education and Cross-Bore Education.
Our rebate programs help customers in Texas and Oklahoma make smarter energy choices that benefit them and the planet. Since 2015, we have provided more than 713,000 energy efficiency rebates, totaling $96 million.
Our programs include: Low-Income Energy Efficiency Assistance Program, Home Improvement and Appliance Replacement Program, New Home Program, Commercial Direct Install Program, Natural Gas Vehicle Rebate Program and a Water Conservation Program.
Since 2006, ONE Gas has invested more than $10 million in researching and developing innovative natural gas technology solutions through an ongoing partnership with the Gas Technology Institute (GTI), a leading non-profit organization specializing in researching new energy technologies.
In 2020, the company contributed $755,280 for technology development through our partnership with GTI. Our investment supports more than 100 active technology projects.
ONE Gas is exploring how it can deliver this captured methane to homes and businesses just like the geologic natural gas we deliver today.
Blending hydrogen into the existing natural gas infrastructure has national and regional benefits for energy storage, resiliency and emission reductions.
In close collaboration with GTI and The University of Texas at Austin, ONE Gas joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project, Demonstration and Framework for H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond. The project is supported by DOE’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond intends to show that renewable hydrogen can be a cost-effective fuel for multiple end-use applications, including fuel cell electric vehicles, when coupled with large, baseload consumers that use hydrogen for clean, reliable stationary power.