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2013-04-19 12:22:47

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) awarded the Ocotillo Wind project with its highest award for Outstanding Environmental Analysis and Documentation at a joint conference of AEP and the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP). This announcement corrects a previous version that mistakenly stated an award was presented by the NAEP. The award and...

2013-04-17 12:27:24

Contracts include two local solar projects SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has signed five new renewable power purchase agreements for a total of nearly 62 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind energy. Two of these contracts, for a total of 27 MW of solar power, will be located in San Diego County. SDG&E signed two contracts for a total of 14.7 MW with TerraGen Development Company, LLC for two wind projects...

2013-04-10 08:24:24

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that both the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) and the California Association of Environmental Professionals have awarded the Ocotillo Wind project with awards for outstanding environmental analysis and documentation. "The Ocotillo Wind project's environmental review analysis received our highest honor," said Paul Looney, President of the NAEP. "The...

2013-04-03 12:22:43

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was recognized with a National Environmental Excellence Award for the electronic environmental monitoring and compliance tools it used during the construction of the Sunrise Powerlink. The award for Best Available Technology was presented yesterday at the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) conference in Los Angeles. During the construction of the Sunrise Powerlink, approximately 160...

2013-03-12 12:23:42

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East El Capitan ridge, a habitat of the threatened California coastal gnatcatcher and home to a golden eagle nesting site, has been preserved and protected thanks to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the United States Forest Service. Nearly 80 acres above El Capitan Reservoir on the Eastern slopes of El Cajon Mountain (referred to as East El Capitan) is being donated by SDG&E to the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Sunrise Powerlink...

2013-03-01 12:22:15

Grants will benefit programs for local, underserved K-12 students SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) kicked off the 3(rd) annual Inspiring Future Leaders (formerly known as Excellence in Civic Leadership) initiative, a $1 million charitable giving campaign. The initiative offers grants to non-profit organizations that focus on developing strong youth leaders by providing guidance, tools and resources to help them lead our region...

2013-03-01 08:21:50

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California ruled in favor of the Ocotillo Wind project and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in two separate suits before the Court. The Court granted Pattern's and the BLM's summary judgment motions in a case brought by the Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation and in a separate case brought by several other parties,...

2013-02-04 08:22:41

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company welcomes San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) as the host utility for the 2013 Life of a Transformer Seminar to be held February 18-21 in San Diego, California USA. The objective of the seminar is to empower the current and next generation of electric power engineers with in-depth, world-class training focused entirely on transformer design, operation and life-cycle management. (Logo:...

2013-01-09 12:21:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Ocotillo Wind project in Southern California reached commercial operation in December and is transmitting energy to the Sunrise Powerlink, a newly constructed 117-mile 500-kv transmission line linking San Diego and the Imperial Valley. The Ocotillo Wind project, a 265 megawatt (MW) wind power project in Imperial Valley, has 94 turbines that are erected and operational. The remaining 18...

2012-12-17 20:20:38

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has successfully completed two new long-term power purchase agreements in Imperial Valley totaling 40 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy with diverse business enterprise (DBE) participation. The first contract is DBE-owned via a partnership between Regenerate Power and DBE supplier Tallbear Solar. The second contract is with a partnership between 8minutenergy and Gestamp Solar,...