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2012-07-26 10:21:28

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined Sempra Energy CEO Debra L. Reed, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) CEO Jessie J. Knight, Jr. and other state and local dignitaries today in eastern San Diego County to officially inaugurate the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line. The dedication ceremony, which included representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission and government and...

2012-07-19 10:21:11

SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is helping to provide customers with greater convenience by announcing select local Kmart stores throughout San Diego County will now accept and process SDG&E utility payments. "With these additional payment locations, we hope customers find added ease with a one-stop-shop for their necessities and the convenience of an on-site payment center," said Caroline Winn," vice president of customer services for...

2012-07-17 10:21:45

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the U.S. Forest Service have collaborated to preserve and protect 266 acres of sensitive habitat immediately adjacent to Cedar Creek Falls in the San Diego River watershed. The land is now National Forest System land donated by SDG&E. This critical watershed habitat is home to 26 sensitive or endangered wildlife species and twice as many sensitive to endangered plant species. Species include the...

2012-06-27 10:21:12

SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 2012 Environmental Champions Initiative, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it will contribute $1 million to local environmental non-profit organizations in San Diego County and south Orange County. SDG&E is welcoming proposals from non-profit environmental organizations for programs that engage and educate young people in the community as stewards of the environment in the areas of ecosystem awareness,...

2012-06-21 10:21:48

SAN DIEGO, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) East County (ECO) Substation Project, a development that involves two electric substations along SDG&E's Southwest Powerlink transmission line that will help boost electric reliability in the region and accommodate the delivery of wind, solar and geothermal power to utility customers. In total, the approximately $435 million venture will...

2012-06-18 06:24:39

SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has completed and put into service the Sunrise Powerlink, a 500,000-volt transmission line linking San Diego to the Imperial Valley, one of the most renewable-rich regions in California. The completion of the nearly $1.9 billion project culminates a rigorous, 5-year-long environmental review and permitting process and 18 months of construction that encompassed both overhead and...

2012-06-14 10:20:56

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer typically means warmer weather and increased air conditioning use. This summer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers that, while adequate electricity supplies are lined up to meet customers' energy needs, conservation and demand response will still be vital during extremely hot weather or an unplanned power plant outage or transmission line emergency. "SDG&E has been working hard to plan for the summer to ensure...

2012-06-13 10:20:52

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer barbecue, beach and park-going season gets into full-swing, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today urged customers to be aware of the dangers that can arise when Mylar balloons touch power lines. "Using metallic Mylar coated balloons can result in some unforeseen negative consequences including local power outages," said David L. Geier, vice president of electrical operations for SDG&E. Unfortunately the metallic coating...

2012-06-06 06:22:43

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced the launch of Reduce Your Use day rewards. Starting this summer, most SDG&E residential and small business customers are eligible to earn a bill credit for using less electricity on specific days. These Reduce Your Use days may be called on hot summer days when energy demand is high and will last from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Customers who are eligible for Reduce Your Use day rewards are encouraged...

2012-05-21 10:21:07

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility employees enter yards and homes on a daily basis to provide gas and electric services to their customers. This routine part of the job can lead to hazards when dog owners leave their pets loose. This National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 20-26, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) remind customers to keep...