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2013-08-20 12:21:49

Through collaboration with non-profit Pecan Street Research Institute, some San Diegans will soon be able to see their home's real-time electricity use down to the appliance level SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder exactly how much energy a microwave oven or big screen TV uses, whether you left your refrigerator door open, or how much money can be saved by turning off a home computer while at work? The answer to those questions may not be that far off. (Logo:...

2013-08-12 12:22:21

Customers who opt-in to Reduce Your Use alerts save more energy SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As San Diego heads into the warmest weather of the year, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is encouraging customers to sign up for Reduce Your Use alerts, to help them earn bill credits for saving energy during hot summer days when demand for electricity is high. SDG&E residential customers are encouraged to set up email or text alerts so that they can be notified the...

2013-07-26 16:20:43

Efforts to save energy result in substantial savings SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) presented UC San Diego with a $7.2 million check representing energy efficiency incentives earned through implementation of 30 energy efficiency projects from 2010 to 2012. The total amount includes incentives earned by UC San Diego for energy efficiency efforts in 2010 ($330,000), 2011 ($2.5 million) and 2012 ($4.4 million). Through the 30...

2013-06-17 12:22:50

In Addition to Boosting Reliability to the Grid, the Transmission Line is also a Catalyst for Renewable Power Production and Economic Benefits SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) energized and put into service the 117-mile Sunrise Powerlink transmission line linking San Diego to the renewable-rich Imperial Valley, the positive impact of this infrastructure project is enormous not only to the San Diego region, but also...

2013-06-11 12:24:01

Conservation and Demand-Response Programs will be Necessary in Times of High Demand this Summer without San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers that, while adequate electricity supplies are lined up to meet customers' energy needs, conservation and demand response will still be vital during extremely hot weather or an unplanned power plant outage or transmission line...

2013-06-07 12:22:36

Focus continues on ensuring adequate energy resources SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Edison (SCE), the majority owner and operator of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), has notified San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) that a decision has been reached to permanently retire SONGS Units 2 and 3 and to seek approval to start the decommissioning activities for the entire facility. SDG&E has a 20-percent minority ownership...

2013-06-04 12:22:32

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) commitment to safety, SDG&E holds regular natural gas safety trainings for regional first responders. These trainings are a key component of SDG&E's commitment to keep our community and first responders safe and create an opportunity for first responders and SDG&E to work together to better understand each group's role when responding to a natural gas incident. "Our goal is to help...

2013-06-03 12:24:12

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers are now eligible to save 20 percent on their bill and receive energy efficient home improvements due to new income guidelines that went into effect today. Families of four (4) with a yearly household income of $47,100 or less can now enroll in the money-saving, state sponsored customer assistance programs California Alternate Rates for Energy...

2013-05-30 12:29:28

SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred and preference series stock of the company as follows: SDG&E: Cumulative Preferred 5% Series $0.25 per share Cumulative Preferred 4.60% Series $0.23 per share Cumulative Preferred 4.50% Series $0.225 per share Cumulative...

2013-05-22 12:24:27

May is National Electrical Safety Month SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety is a top priority for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and National Electrical Safety Month serves as a reminder of the importance of acting safely around power lines. "Safety is our number one priority at SDG&E and we advise our customers to always assume that all power lines are 'live' and stay well clear of them at all times," said David L. Geier, vice president of electric...