Gas Natural Fenosa launches Nedgia, the new brand for its gas distribution business in Spain
- NEDGIA continues to lead the gas sector in Spain, by focusing on expansion and innovative solutions to ensure that supply reaches over 10.7 million users, through over 5.3 million points to which it supplies.
- The new brand brings together two fundamental concepts for the company: the innovation that comes hand in hand with the experience and solvency gained from being a part of the energy group GAS NATURAL FENOSA, and the fact that it has been developing the expansion of natural gas throughout Spain over the last 25 years.
- The company will keep its regional names in all the autonomous regions in which it operates.
GAS NATURAL FENOSA has launched NEDGIA, the new brand for all of its gas distribution activity in Spain, and initiates a new phase focused on the growth and transformation of its activity, with the aim of bringing well-being to of 10.7 million users (through over 5.3 million supply points throughout the country).
NEDGIA brings together two fundamental concepts for the company: the innovation that comes hand in hand with the experience and solvency gained from being a part of the energy group GAS NATURAL FENOSA, and the fact that it has been developing the expansion of natural gas throughout Spain over the last 25 years.
Following the launch of the new brand, the different companies which distribute gas will keep the regional and historic names of the areas in which they operate and will be called: Nedgia Andalucía, Nedgia Aragón, Nedgia Balears, Nedgia Castilla-La Mancha, Nedgia Castilla y León, Nedgia Catalunya, Nedgia Cegas, Nedgia Galicia, Nedgia Madrid, Nedgia Navarra and Nedgia Rioja.
The new brand NEDGIA reflects the roots and history of the company, but also focuses on a future which must respond to new energy challenges such as vehicular natural gas and renewable gas, aiming towards improved air quality and energy innovation.
In addition to the brand, the group’s holding company as well as the different gas distribution companies will bear a new name, whilst continuing to distribute gas in the same conditions in terms of quality, commitment to service and security standards that have defined and differentiated the company since the start.
Additionally, the brand change coincides with the entry of new members among the shareholders of the holding company of the energy group’s gas business, as GAS NATURAL FENOSA is about to complete the 20% sale operation agreed upon last year to a consortium of long-term investors in infrastructures formed by Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
With the new brand, the group further commits to the separation of activities as set out in 2009/73/CE of 13 July 2009, concerning common rules for the internal natural gas market.
NEDGIA, a brand of the future
The new brand represents the distributed energy in its entirety, as well as the immense network used to distribute it efficiently and easily. Because of its etymological roots, its name evokes an environment of energy as well as development and connections.
In addition, NEDGIA is a bridge to the future of energy, energy transformation by means of new technologies, clean energy, air quality and new uses of gas. It is also associated with benefits related to efficiency and performance. Essentially, the new name and image refer to change and confirmation of the company’s evolution to adapt to new challenges, whilst maintaining high quality and safety standards.
From Gas Natural to NEDGIA
NEDGIA’s activity started with the long history of GAS NATURAL FENOSA group, the first gas company created in Spain which introduced natural gas to mainland Spain at the end of the 60s. Since then, as GAS NATURAL, it has fostered the expansion of natural gas in our country and new uses of this every, adapting to the needs of users and the environment.
Today, NEDGIA has over 5.3 million supply points and over 51,000 kilometres of distribution network in more than 1,100 municipalities.
NEDGIA’s commitment to the future includes the decisive contribution of natural gas to improve air quality in Spanish cities, as well as developing infrastructure and the expansion of supply points providing the public with easier access to natural gas and the commitment to innovative solutions such as renewable gas.
Madrid, 15 January 2018