Quantcast

Latest SDG&E Taps New Technologies Stories

2007-01-17 21:00:26

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) last week issued requests for proposals (RFPs) from businesses whose technologies can help reduce peak electricity demand through permanent load shifting. The proposals should include technologies that would allow customers to move their energy use permanently from on-peak to off-peak periods during a five-year contract period. The goal is to have these new load-shifting technologies in place by summer 2007....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related