U.S. Gas & Electric Recognized as the 2013 Company of the Year Finalist by The American Business Awards

Miami, FL, May 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- U.S. Gas & Electric, its subsidiaries and family of companies (“USG&E”), a provider of natural gas and electricity to commercial and residential consumers in a growing number of states, has been recognized as a “2013 Company of The Year” finalist by The American Business Awards in the energy category. The award announcements will be presented at two awards events: the ABA's traditional banquet on Monday, June 17th in Chicago; and the new product & technology awards event on Monday, September 16 in San Francisco. Winners will be honored with Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie® Awards.

The Stevie® Award trophy is one of the world's most coveted prizes. Since 2002 the Gold Stevie® Award has been rewarded for achievement in business to organizations and individuals in more than 60 nations. The Stevie® Awards was created to honor and generate public recognition of the outstanding accomplishments and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide.

“This is an exciting opportunity for USG&E,” stated Doug Marcille, Director, CEO and President of USG&E. “We would like to thank The American Business Awards for this prestigious nomination and acknowledging our efforts.”

The American Business Awards is judged each year by more than 200 executives nationwide. In 2012, ABA celebrated its 10th year anniversary since its introduction of the Stevie® Awards.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

About U.S. Gas & Electric
U.S. Gas & Electric, its subsidiaries and family of companies (“USG&E”), is a leading retail energy supplier to commercial and residential customers in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. USG&E provides energy to customers with wide ranges of energy usage patterns and requirements and gives them the benefit of being a part of a large wholesale buying pool. The company relies on their market knowledge, internal efficiencies, and core capabilities to provide customers with the best possible pricing plans for the energy they provide. To date, USG&E has saved customers over $38 million on their natural gas and electricity supply. For more information, visit www.USGandE.com.
U.S. Gas & Electric
Angela Bethge