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Spotlight: Safety, Teamwork and Skill at the Lineman Rodeo

Aug 14, 2017

On August 5, dozens of teams representing SDG&E, PG&E, SCE and other neighboring utilities put their skills to the test in Alpine, CA at the SDG&E-IBEW Lineman Rodeo.  Check out some of the highlights... Read more

Rise in Strikes to Underground Utilities Prompts SDG&E...

Aug 11, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2017 – An increase in the number of incidents where natural gas lines are damaged by third-party contractors or residents prompted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today to remind... Read more

SDG&E's Aircrane Returns for Challenging Fire Season

Aug 8, 2017

This critical firefighting asset will work in coordination with local fire agencies to protect our communitySAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2017 – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced the return... Read more

SDG&E's Aircrane Returns for Challenging Fire Season

Aug 8, 2017

This critical firefighting asset will work in coordination with local fire agencies to protect our communitySAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2017 – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced the return of the... Read more

SDG&E-IBEW Lineman Rodeo Returns to San Diego

Jul 31, 2017

Gas & electric crews put their skills to the test at August 5 competitionThis isn’t your typical rodeo.On August 5, we’re swapping lassos, barrel races and bull riding for power poles, bucket trucks and... Read more

Marker Balls on Power Lines Enhance Safety

Jul 18, 2017

Safety. It’s at the core of our values and at the heart of everything we do. Over the span of the next year, you may notice helicopters hovering near your neighborhood installing brightly colored balls on our... Read more

Building a Stronger Community Network for a Safer San Diego

Jul 13, 2017

Community safety organizations receive $700,000+ in SAFE San Diego grantsFrom the far reaches of East County to the coastlines of Carlsbad, safety got a helping hand today through SDG&E’s SAFE San Diego giving... Read more

#10WeeksofSummer: Behind the Forecast, SDG&E’s Weather Team

Jul 11, 2017

From wildfire threats to fierce winds and heavy rainstorms, weather can have the greatest impact on energy operations. At SDG&E, our goal is to deliver the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy to our customers... Read more

Wishing You a Happy Fourth of July

Jul 4, 2017

Whether you’re spending the day barbecuing, taking in some rays at the beach, or watching fireworks, our Independence Day is a great reason to celebrate. While enjoying this holiday, we’re also encouraging... Read more

Celebrating the 4th of July with an All-American Special

Jul 3, 2017

Enjoy a Friar Frank at Petco Park and Support San Diego’s Everyday HeroesCelebrating America’s birthday with America’s favorite pastime is a perfect match. And this Fourth of July, you can support some... Read more

Employee Invention Makes Safety Tests Portable

Jun 27, 2017

When the only thing between you and up to 12 kilovolts of electricity is a pair of rubber gloves, you want to be confident the gloves are in the safest condition. Enter SDG&E’s Protective Equipment Testing (... Read more

Energy Conservation Efforts Continue on Second Day of Flex Alert

Jun 21, 2017

As a result of rising temperatures, the California Independent System Operator’s (ISO) statewide Flex Alert continues today calling for voluntary electricity conservation from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.Every year at SDG... Read more

SDG&E Encouraging Customers to Save Energy as Temperatures...

Jun 20, 2017

As temperatures continue to rise, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert for today and tomorrow (June 20-21) calling for voluntary electricity conservation from 2 p.m. to 9 p.... Read more

Like humans, animals are susceptible to suffering breathing issues from smoke inhalation when escaping a house fire. And like humans, emergency care with the proper equipment is critical to saving lives. Unfortunately, when animals need to be resuscitated or receive clean oxygen, the tools aren’t always available.

Life-Saving Tools for Our Four-Legged Friends

Jun 15, 2017

To many of us, our pets are members of the family. The thought of losing our four-legged loved ones in a house fire can be devastating. While most of us have gone through at least one drill in our lives to learn how to... Read more

The bare-handing crew wear special suits and gloves that provides a shield and prevents discomfort from static charges when they touch the powerlines. While bare-handing may be dramatic to witness, the linemen undergo intensive training to ensure the utmost in safety when performing.

Safety at the Core of Bare-hand Technique

Jun 12, 2017

They climb up steel towers, shimmy along ladders and are sometimes air-lifted to reach a 500kV transmission line to make repairs. They are called bare-handers—an elite group of specially trained electric lineman... Read more

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