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2013-05-22 12:24:02

Workshop Provides Teachers with New Ideas and Tools to Teach Energy and Sustainability to Middle School Students MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced its selection of 70 middle school teachers from ten countries to receive scholarships to Green Boot Camp, a five-day interactive workshop focused on best practices for teaching energy, sustainability and environmental concepts. This year, the camp will welcome teachers from the United States,...

2013-05-08 16:22:45

8th Annual Energy Showcase Helps Businesses Save Money, Energy SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recognized 11 local businesses today at the 8(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: University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) K-12 Schools: Sweetwater Union High School Higher...

2013-05-02 08:27:15

SolarCity's Solar Home Energy Graph, EnergyAi(TM) and Ecova's Meter Dashboard Available for SDG&E Customers to Connect to Their Energy Data SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced plans for residential and business customers to be able to use three new apps that utilize the Green Button Connect My Data platform to manage energy use and find new ways to save energy. In addition to PowerTools, the first Green Button Connect...

2013-05-01 16:24:39

Grants will fund non-profit organizations focusing on environmental stewardship SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) kicked-off its annual Environmental Champions initiative, a $1 million charitable giving campaign that funds local environmental non-profit organizations in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Beginning today, SDG&E is welcoming proposals from non-profit organizations for programs that engage and educate...

2013-04-23 12:24:53

SDG&E Offers Customers Free Tree Removal and Replacement of Trees that are too Close to Power Lines SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of Arbor Day, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers to plant the "Right Tree" in the "Right Place." SDG&E recommends selecting trees that are compatible with overhead power lines, and to call Underground Service Alert at 8-1-1 to mark out underground utility lines before planting. The "Right Tree,...

2013-04-17 12:27:24

Contracts include two local solar projects SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has signed five new renewable power purchase agreements for a total of nearly 62 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind energy. Two of these contracts, for a total of 27 MW of solar power, will be located in San Diego County. SDG&E signed two contracts for a total of 14.7 MW with TerraGen Development Company, LLC for two wind projects...

2013-04-11 12:25:05

SDG&E Named One of the Nation's Top Smart Grid Utilities by Greentech Media; Recognized for Customer Engagement Success in New National Report by Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has recently earned two national recognitions that demonstrate the utility's momentum in developing a smart grid for the benefit of the region. SDG&E received the "Top Ten Best North American Utilities" award for...

2013-04-03 12:22:43

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was recognized with a National Environmental Excellence Award for the electronic environmental monitoring and compliance tools it used during the construction of the Sunrise Powerlink. The award for Best Available Technology was presented yesterday at the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) conference in Los Angeles. During the construction of the Sunrise Powerlink, approximately 160...

2013-03-12 12:23:42

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East El Capitan ridge, a habitat of the threatened California coastal gnatcatcher and home to a golden eagle nesting site, has been preserved and protected thanks to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the United States Forest Service. Nearly 80 acres above El Capitan Reservoir on the Eastern slopes of El Cajon Mountain (referred to as East El Capitan) is being donated by SDG&E to the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Sunrise Powerlink...

2013-03-01 12:22:15

Grants will benefit programs for local, underserved K-12 students SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) kicked off the 3(rd) annual Inspiring Future Leaders (formerly known as Excellence in Civic Leadership) initiative, a $1 million charitable giving campaign. The initiative offers grants to non-profit organizations that focus on developing strong youth leaders by providing guidance, tools and resources to help them lead our region...