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Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E To Donate $1 Million Through The 'Helping People In Need' Initiative

 Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will provide more than $1 million in charitable grants to non-profit...

Sep 19, 2014, 14:29 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

Electric Use In San Diego Reaches New All-Time Peak Record

 Following a record-breaking five-day heat wave combined with a microburst of thunderstorms bringing high winds, San Diego Gas & Electric...

Sep 17, 2014, 13:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

U.S. Forest Service Launches New Tool for Fire Preparedness

 The U. S. Department of Agriculture/U.S. Forest Service, in collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and UCLA, today...

Sep 16, 2014, 17:14 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility's area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego.  Connect with SDG&E's Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook.  (PRNewsFoto/San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E))

SDG&E's Residential Rate Reform Proposal Seeks Fairness For All

 Starting today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers will have the chance to speak out about proposed changes in electric rates...

Sep 12, 2014, 20:13 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Prepares For Heat Wave

 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...

Sep 09, 2014, 12:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

San Diego Achieves Milestone With 10,000 Electric Vehicles On The Road

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...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E To Procure More Local Energy Resources For Long-Term Regional Reliability

Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it is seeking between 500 and 800 megawatts (MW) of new, local resources to help replace...

Sep 02, 2014, 14:17 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Air Assets Arrive For High-Risk Fire Season

 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...

Aug 28, 2014, 12:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Continues To Warn Customers About Payment Scam

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is continuing to alert customers to be aware of an ongoing wire fraud that has been targeting...

Aug 11, 2014, 11:58 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Reminds Customers To "Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig"

 Today, on Aug. 11 (8/11), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers about the importance of calling 8-1-1 before...

Jul 25, 2014, 12:46 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Reminds Customers To Exercise Caution With Gas & Electricity

While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's...

Jul 24, 2014, 14:20 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Offers Tips To Save Energy & Reduce Bills During Hot Weather

 With hot summer weather arriving in San Diego this week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips for residential and...

Jul 17, 2014, 14:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

USO San Diego And SDG&E To Recognize Local Non-Profit Organizations Supporting Military Troops And Veterans

 Today, USO San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will hold the 1st annual USO San Diego Military Appreciation Reception to...

Jul 11, 2014, 13:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

FAA Approves Experimental Airspace For SDG&E To Test Unmanned Aircraft System

 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a Special Airworthiness Certificate for a...

Jun 26, 2014, 13:30 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Has Adequate Power Supplies For Summer

 This summer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers that, while adequate electricity supplies are available to meet...

Jun 02, 2014, 15:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

More Low-Income SDG&E Customers Eligible For Bill-Assistance Programs

 More San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers are now eligible to save every month on their bill and receive energy efficient home...

May 19, 2014, 19:06 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

All Power Restored After San Diego Fires

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) crews worked throughout the past week making repairs to the electrical system and restoring service to...

May 13, 2014, 14:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

Local Businesses Honored As Energy Champions By SDG&E

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recognized 10 local business customers today at the 9th Annual Energy Showcase as Energy Champions for...

May 09, 2014, 13:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Encourages Customers To Keep Mylar Balloons Away From Power Lines

Mylar balloons can make great Mother's Day and graduation gifts, if they're kept indoors or securely tied down, but they can also pose a safety...

Apr 25, 2014, 11:00 ET
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 861,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook. (PRNewsFoto/SDG&E)

SDG&E Offers Tips For Safe Planting This Arbor Day

As Arbor Day celebrations begin, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) award-winning vegetation management team is reminding customers to...