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2012-11-05 20:22:38

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2012 /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...

2012-11-01 11:22:38

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) employees will head east on Thursday morning to assist New York's utility, Con Edison, with repairs to overhead power lines damaged by Tropical Storm Sandy. After the storm, news reports estimated more than seven million people were without power and that significant damage had been done to the region's electric distribution system. "We are proud to be a part of the power restoration...

2012-10-23 15:21:04

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season approaching, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced that it will provide more than $600,000 in charitable donations to non-profit organizations in San Diego and Orange counties as part of its continuing commitment to help local underserved communities in need. "SDG&E shares the goals of local non-profit organizations that work hard every day to feed our hungry, shelter our homeless, assist our disabled, help our...

2012-10-22 15:21:12

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays and cooler weather right around the corner, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is helping customers prepare for the winter season by offering easy tips on how to stay safe and keep warm while also saving money. "With most home heating systems operated by gas, now is a good time to schedule an appointment to have your heater inspected," said Caroline Winn, vice president of customer services for SDG&E. "Keeping your furnace...

2012-10-19 15:20:42

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) joined San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to celebrate Careers in Energy Week (Oct. 15-21) by announcing an essay contest for high school students and an innovation idea challenge for community college and university students. Winners will receive up to $1,000 each. The theme of the contests is how an education in science, technology, engineering or...

2012-10-17 11:21:32

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) joined other California utilities to kick off Careers in Energy Week, an initiative recently commemorated by California Gov. Jerry Brown. As part of a nationwide effort to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and address the need for a qualified, diverse energy industry workforce, Careers in Energy Week will take place throughout the week of Oct. 15. "San Diego is at the forefront...

2012-10-01 02:22:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Candi Controls announced the rollout of the "Green Button Connect My Data" platform with the launch of their first app, PowerTools. The new PowerTools app, enabled by SDG&E and created by Candi Controls, is being demonstrated in Washington, D.C., today and will be available this month for SDG&E customers to view their personalized energy use information and use tools to find new ways to save...

2012-09-24 10:23:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Sudberry Properties executives were joined by Councilmember Lorie Zapf today to announce plans to create a "smart energy community" for the new Civita master-planned development in Mission Valley. The plan calls for the potential installation of several new technologies that will make Civita more sustainable and energy-efficient overall, including solar panels, electric vehicle charging...

2012-09-05 06:24:02

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced it has renewed agreements with the County and City of San Diego and firefighting agencies to continue to make a heavy-lift air-crane available to support fire suppression efforts this fire season. An Erickson Air-Crane helitanker, the "Sun Bird," was used by SDG&E during construction of the Sunrise Powerlink. Now that the transmission line construction is complete, the aircraft...

2012-08-29 06:21:49

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures soaring recently in Southern California and more hot weather ahead, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering a variety of tips and resources for customers to keep their homes cool while saving energy. Conservation: There are many ways to cool your house without using equipment that needs energy. For example, adding shade trees and awnings can help keep a home cool by blocking the sun's rays. So will closing blinds,...