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2014-09-17 12:22:54

SDG&E, UCLA helped to develop Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U. S. Department of Agriculture/U.S. Forest Service, in collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and UCLA, today unveiled a new web-based tool to classify the fire threat potential of a weather phenomenon unique to Southern California - the powerful, hot, dry Santa Ana winds that can turn a spark into an inferno. The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, which...

2014-09-16 16:23:50

SDG&E Proposal Could Reduce Upper-Tier Rates by 30 Percent; State Public Participation Hearings Kick-off in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers will have the chance to speak out about proposed changes in electric rates in the first of 16 public participation hearings on the issue scheduled throughout California over the next several weeks. Representatives of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) are...

2014-09-12 20:20:34

Tips Available for Customers to Save Energy SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As some of the hottest weather of the year approaches over the next several days, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is prepared to meet system demand with crews on standby if needed, and tips available for customers to save energy and avoid high bills caused by increased energy use. SDG&E has adequate power supplies lined up to meet customer demands during the heat wave. Despite having adequate...

2014-09-10 12:22:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAS Energy Inc., a global technology company providing clean, modular energy solutions for the power generation industry, announced today that it has settled a patent infringement suit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), relating to a turbine inlet air chilling system at SDG&E's Palomar Energy Center in California. In the suit, TAS Energy alleged that the chilling system at Palomar, which SDG&E purchased from General...

2014-09-09 12:21:41

San Diego's Largest Ever Electric Vehicle Gathering to Take Place Sept. 20 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Already one of the hottest markets for electric vehicles (EVs), San Diego has just achieved a new significant milestone with more than 10,000 EVs on the road in the region. San Diegans will come together to celebrate this milestone on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Electric Vehicle Day - San Diego: A National Drive Electric Week Event (EV Day) where they can test-drive the...

2014-09-08 12:22:55

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it is seeking between 500 and 800 megawatts (MW) of new, local resources to help replace the power previously provided by the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station as well as the retirement of older, coastal power plants that use once-through-cooling technology. The California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) Energy Division approved SDG&E's procurement plans earlier this year...

2014-09-02 16:22:14

Erikson Air-Crane and Type II helicopter are now available SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) efforts to serve as a regional partner in public safety, the utility has contracted the Erikson Air-Crane helitanker for the fifth consecutive high-risk fire season. Additionally, SDG&E has established a contract with Helistream Aviation for a Type II helicopter through November. "The spring wildfire storm was a stark reminder...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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