Maryland Energy is a division of SouthStar Energy Services, a preeminent retail natural gas marketing company operating in eight states. Based in Atlanta, SouthStar is part of SouthStar Energy Services. SouthStar is owned by Southern Company GasTM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). SouthStar also operates in Georgia as Georgia Natural Gas®, Ohio as Ohio Natural GasSM, in Florida as Florida Natural Gas®, in Michigan as Grand Rapids Energy®, in New York as New York Natural GasSM, in New Jersey as New Jersey Energy®, and in other parts of the Southeast as SouthStar Energy Services. SouthStar’s subsidiaries in Illinois operate as Nicor Advanced Energy® and Nicor Solutions®.
SouthStar Energy Services combines the expertise and assets of a national supplier with the local market knowledge of a regional provider and has the financial and structural resources needed to provide reliable and cost-effective natural gas.
For nearly 20 years, SouthStar has built on the expertise of its parent company, Southern Company Gas. A history of solid financial performance and stability, as well as sophisticated in-house financial trading and risk management, has placed SouthStar in a position of leadership.
Maryland Energy is an important part of SouthStar's family of companies.