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2014-08-28 12:23:23

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is continuing to alert customers to be aware of an ongoing wire fraud that has been targeting SDG&E residential and business customers. Reports indicate that individuals are misrepresenting themselves as utility employees by calling customers and threatening to turn off electric and gas service if an immediate payment is not made. Customers are instructed to purchase a pre-pay credit/debit card,...

2014-08-11 12:23:04

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on Aug. 11 (8/11), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers about the importance of calling 8-1-1 before you dig. Last year, nearly 260 natural gas lines were damaged by third-party contractors or residents, a significant increase from the same time period in 2012. Calling 811 or Underground Service Alert will help avoid possible injury or damage to hidden gas lines or service interruption (video link). "Damaging a...

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...

2014-06-25 12:23:43

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today released its latest annual corporate responsibility report, detailing the company's sustainable business strategy, goals and results over the past year. The 2013 report, entitled "Achieving Balance," describes how the company is meeting increasing demand for cleaner energy, responding to customer needs and planning for the future. "At Sempra Energy, we are successful when we develop and deliver energy that is safe,...

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 20:20:58

Utility Employees Suffer from Dog Bites Every Year While Working LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For utility workers, a dog's bite is always worse than its bark. Every day, utility employees across California need to enter yards and homes to provide gas and electric services to customers. This routine part of their job can be hazardous when dog owners leave pets loose. May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that emphasizes the need for increased...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
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  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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