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2013-02-11 20:21:41

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred series stock of the company as follows: SoCalGas: Preferred Stock $0.375 per share Preferred Stock, Series A $0.375 per share The dividends are payable on April 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on March 10, 2013. Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and...

2013-02-01 08:21:52

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is alerting customers that they may experience higher-than-expected natural gas bills this winter due to the unusually cold weather and increased use of home heaters to stay warm. The utility is encouraging increased awareness of energy usage and offering resources to help customers manage natural gas costs and find assistance paying bills. "While natural gas prices remain low and supplies plentiful, our...

2013-01-11 20:20:41

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop and residents look for ways to heat their homes, the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning increases. This why Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) are reminding the public about important safety tips to reduce the risk of CO exposure. CO poisoning can occur as a result of a poorly ventilated heater or a CO leak from another source. Symptoms can include nausea,...

2013-01-09 08:23:22

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power today announced that it has completed construction of Mesquite Solar 1, the first 150-megawatt (MW) phase of the company's Mesquite Solar complex in Arlington, Ariz., about 40 miles west of Phoenix. The photovoltaic solar energy project is now operational and ranks among the largest in the U.S., generating enough clean electricity to power about 56,000 homes. "We are pleased to continue the momentum of our solar program...

2012-12-27 08:22:06

ULUPALAKUA, Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and BP Wind Energy today announced the full commercial operation of the 21 megawatt (MW) Auwahi Wind facility. The power project includes eight new wind turbines on the southeast ridge of Maui's Haleakala volcano. "We are very pleased to complete construction of Auwahi Wind both on time and on budget," said Jeffrey W. Martin, president and CEO of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power. "The addition of new,...

2012-12-26 08:20:26

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell one 625-megawatt (MW) block of its 1,250 MW Mesquite Power natural gas-fired power plant to the Salt River Project (SRP) Agricultural Improvement and Power District for $371 million. The SRP Board of Directors approved a management proposal to acquire 100 percent ownership of the 625 MW block and a 50-percent undivided interest in the infrastructure...

2012-12-14 12:22:39

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable Jan. 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on Dec. 28, 2012. Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2011 revenues of $10 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,500 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. This press release...

2012-12-12 08:22:42

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power today announced that the cities of Los Angeles and Burbank have approved a 20-year agreement to purchase 250 megawatts (MW) of solar power from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's proposed Copper Mountain Solar 3 project to be constructed in Boulder City, Nev., approximately 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas. The Copper Mountain Solar 3 agreement provides the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) with the...

2012-12-10 12:21:34

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that James H. Lambright will join the company as senior vice president of corporate development, effective Jan. 2, 2013. In this newly created position, Lambright will direct Sempra Energy's investments, strategic partnerships and acquisitions. He will report to Mark A. Snell, Sempra Energy's president. "We are pleased that Jim Lambright is joining our senior management team," Snell said. "His experience...

2012-12-10 08:23:09

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced it has reached another important milestone to add natural gas liquefaction and export facilities to its existing Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, La., filing its permit application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting approval to begin construction of the project. The project has been progressing successfully through the FERC pre-filing process, which was initiated in April. "The...