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2014-07-25 12:22:39

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) number one priority is the safety of the public. This unwavering focus on safety is crucial because the utility provides gas and electricity, powerful commodities that energize the community but also must be treated with caution and respect. This emphasis on safety is especially important as the weather warms...

2014-07-24 16:22:21

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With hot summer weather arriving in San Diego this week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips for residential and business customers to save energy and money now and throughout the summer. Increased energy use causes higher bills. Air-conditioning use typically increases when temperatures go up, and coupled with the rising cost of energy, some customers may see an increase in their upcoming utility bills. SDG&E offers a...

2014-07-17 16:21:36

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, USO San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will hold the 1(st) annual USO San Diego Military Appreciation Reception to recognize more than 100 representatives and volunteers from over 50 non-profit organizations that support local veterans, returning military troops, and their families. Rear Admiral Patrick Lorge, Commander of Navy Region Southwest, will deliver the keynote address. The reception will take place at the...

2014-07-11 12:21:05

SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a Special Airworthiness Certificate for a small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), allowing the utility to research, test and train flight crews on the UAS in a sparsely populated airspace in Eastern San Diego County. SDG&E is the first utility in the nation to be granted FAA approval for this technology. "The unmanned aircraft system provides...

2014-06-26 16:21:44

Conservation and Demand-Response Programs will be Necessary in Times of High Demand this Summer during Heat Waves SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers that, while adequate electricity supplies are available to meet regional energy needs, conservation and demand response will still be vital during heat waves or an unplanned power plant outage or transmission line emergency. Summer began early this year with heat...

2014-06-02 16:21:30

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers are now eligible to save every month on their bill and receive energy efficient home improvements due to new income guidelines that went into effect today. Households of two with a yearly income of $31,460 or less can now enroll in the money-saving, state sponsored customer assistance programs California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and the...

2014-05-19 20:20:47

SDG&E Crews Work Round-the-Clock to Repair Damage SAN DIEGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) crews worked throughout the past week making repairs to the electrical system and restoring service to customers affected by the recent wildfire devastation in San Diego County. As of yesterday, all power has been restored to all customers. "I am proud of the work SDG&E crews have done to assist with power restoration and fire coordination during...

2014-05-13 16:22:48

9th Annual Energy Showcase Helps Businesses Save Money, Energy SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recognized 10 local business customers today at the 9(th) Annual Energy Showcase as Energy Champions for their outstanding results in energy efficiency and conservation. The following Energy Champion award winners were named: -- Grand Champion (Property Management): Irvine Company -- Hospitality: Hilton San Diego Bayfront -- Biotech:...

2014-05-09 12:23:04

SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylar balloons can make great Mother's Day and graduation gifts, if they're kept indoors or securely tied down, but they can also pose a safety hazard. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today urged customers to be aware of the dangers that can arise when Mylar balloons touch power lines. The metallic coating on Mylar balloons is an excellent conductor of electricity. If a Mylar balloon touches a power line, it could cause a power outage in your...

2014-04-25 12:22:43

Customers reminded to call 8-1-1 two-days before digging SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Arbor Day celebrations begin, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) award-winning vegetation management team is reminding customers to plant the "Right Tree in the Right Place" this Arbor Day. When selecting trees customers are encouraged to keep in mind the future growth of the tree, as trees grow to mature heights they can interfere with overhead power lines and in some cases...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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