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Jun 01, 2015, 13:25 ET
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Microgrid Powers Borrego Springs To Avoid Major Outage

In late May, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) Microgrid powered the entire community of Borrego Springs during planned grid maintenance,...

May 04, 2015, 14:00 ET
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SDG&E Presents $1.2 Million Incentive Check To Pala Band Of Mission Indians

 Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) presented a $1,246,692.70 check to the Pala Band of Mission Indians and Pala...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Department Of Energy, SDG&E Partner To Improve Resiliency Of Nation's Electric Grid

 Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) joined U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, to formally launch the U.S. Department of...

Apr 24, 2015, 14:15 ET
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SDG&E Offers Tips For Safe Planting This Arbor Day

 With Arbor Day upon us, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) award-winning Vegetation Management team is reminding customers and...

Apr 23, 2015, 18:30 ET
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Local Contractors And SDG&E Customers Reminded To "Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig"

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding local contractors and customers about the importance of calling 8-1-1 before you...

Apr 06, 2015, 13:28 ET
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SDG&E Encourages Customers To Keep Mylar Balloons Away From Power Lines

Mylar balloons are colorful, festive decorations, however, they can also pose a safety hazard to our electric system if they're outdoors and not...

Mar 30, 2015, 16:20 ET
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FAA Authorizes SDG&E To Fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems Throughout Service Territory

 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a Section 333 approval for Unmanned Aircraft...

Mar 17, 2015, 13:30 ET
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SDG&E To Award $1 Million In Grants To Local Environmental Non-Profits

 Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) kicked-off its annual Environmental Champions initiative, a $1 million charitable giving...

Mar 16, 2015, 19:31 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.

SDG&E Continues Focus On Rate Reform

California is changing the way the state's investor-owned utilities charge customers for electricity to establish more equitable and transparent...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:10 ET
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SDG&E Warns Customers About SDG&E Imposter

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of a person or persons who have recently posed as utility employees...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:35 ET
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SDG&E Exceeds Diverse Spending Goals Nine Years In A Row

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced another strong year of purchasing goods and services with diverse suppliers, exceeding the...

Feb 27, 2015, 14:23 ET
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SDG&E Unveils New Water-Wise Landscaping Project At Kearny Mesa Headquarters

This week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was joined by San Diego County and water officials to unveil its new water-wise landscaping...

Feb 23, 2015, 18:04 ET
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SDG&E Integrates Electric Vehicles And Energy Storage Systems Into California's Energy And Ancillary Service Markets

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it is actively bidding a group of energy storage systems and electric vehicle...

Feb 18, 2015, 15:00 ET
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SDG&E Launches Home Area Network Device Loaner Program

In efforts to help customers make smart energy choices and save money, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has launched a home area network...

Feb 18, 2015, 13:00 ET
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SDG&E Establishes $2 Million Endowment Fund To Support Chula Vista's Living Coast Discovery Center

Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced the establishment of a $2 million endowment fund benefiting the Living Coast Discovery...

Feb 17, 2015, 16:36 ET
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SDG&E Receives $5 Million Grant To Expand Borrego Springs Microgrid

 The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently awarded San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a nearly $5 million grant to expand the...

Feb 12, 2015, 14:15 ET
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SDG&E To Award $1 Million To Local Non-Profit Organizations As Part Of 5th Annual 'Inspiring Future Leaders' Initiative

 Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) kicked off the 5th annual Inspiring Future Leaders initiative, a $1 million charitable giving...

Jan 06, 2015, 15:06 ET
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SDG&E Completes And Energizes New East County Substation Project

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced today that the new East County (ECO) Substation project has been energized and is now...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:00 ET
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SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink Reaches 1,000 Megawatt Renewable Energy Goal

 San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced today that more than 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable power is being delivered to the San...

Dec 03, 2014, 11:30 ET
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SDG&E Encourages Customers To Prepare For Winter Heating Season

 With the time period for Santa Ana Winds coming to an end and cooler weather settling in, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is...