Citizens Energy Group Company History Timeline

1887
Citizens Energy Group was founded in 1887 as Consumers Gas Trust at a time when the city began to use natural gas drawn from nearby gas production fields.
1893
In 1893, Thomas Edison finished construction of the world's first motion picture studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
1905
In 1905 the Perry K Plant began conversion to a steam production facility that would provide heat to large buildings and industries in the downtown area.
1906
Consumers Gas Trust became Citizens Gas in 1906 when the city purchased the majority of the company's assets.
2000
Perry K and the associated chilled water facilities were acquired by Citizens in March 2000.
2007
In 2007, Citizens discontinued operations of the Manufacturing Division consisting of the coke oven batteries and related facilities.
2008
In 2008, the company was renamed Citizens Energy Group to reflect recent strategic changes in the company including closure of Indianapolis Coke.
2011
On August 26, 2011 Citizens and the City of Indianapolis completed the transfer of the community's water and wastewater utilities to Citizens.
2014
In 2014, Citizens acquired the water and wastewater systems of the City of Westfield.
Founded
1887
Company Founded
Headquarters
Indianapolis, IN
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