SDG&E has replaced more than 7,000 wood poles with durable steel poles throughout the San Diego region

SDG&E Replacing Wood Poles with Steel to Enhance Fire Safety

Dec 16, 2016

SDG&E’s highest priorities include enhancing safety and promoting a reliable flow of energy to customers. As part of this commitment, SDG&E is strengthening the region’s energy grid by replacing... Read more

SDG&E's troublemen keep the lights on – rain or shine.

Rain or Shine SDG&E’s Troublemen are ready to serve

Dec 15, 2016

With rain in the forecast, we wanted to introduce our customers to Rick Mendoza. Rick has been working to keep the power on in rain, shine, sleet and snow for more than 40 years! If the lights go out in your... Read more

SDG&E wants to warn customers of an ongoing pay-by-phone scam targeting customers nationwide to help them recognize and avoid falling victim to the fraud.

Pay-by-Phone Scam Continues to Target Customers

Dec 13, 2016

SDG&E recently worked with KUSI San Diego to get the word out about a pay-by-phone scam targeting the company’s customers. In some instances, scammers use technology to “spoof” caller ID, so that a... Read more

KUSI's Brad Perry joined SDG&E for a demonstration of the free appliance safety checks that help customers stay safe every winter.

Stay Safe This Winter with Free Appliance Safety Checks

Dec 12, 2016

SDG&E recently invited the media to a behind-the-scenes demonstration of SDG&E’s natural gas appliance safety checks.  SDG&E provides this free service to promote safety as temperatures dip and... Read more

As part of our commitment to delivering safe, reliable electric and gas service, SDG&E leverages UAS technology to safely inspect power lines and gas pipelines.

Business Journal Spotlights SDG&E's Innovative Use of...

Dec 8, 2016

Editor's note: The San Diego Business Journal recently took a bird's-eye view at how SDG&E has taken the first  FAA approved unmanned aircraft system program in America from the infancy phase to... Read more

Skycrane Helped Firefighters Douse Several Fires in 2016

SDG&E’s Skycrane Helicopter Serves as “Huge” Ally for...

Dec 5, 2016

The San Diego region puts a premium on being prepared for emergency situations. This includes being ready to respond to increased wildfire risk that comes with Santa Ana winds, hot weather and dry conditions.Knowing the... Read more

As the weather cools and the holiday season swings into full gear, the use of heaters, stoves, fireplaces and electric appliances will likely increase. SDG&E is urging customers to take advantage of its free safety checks on home gas appliances to ensure they are working properly.

SDG&E Offers Free Natural Gas Appliance Safety Checks

Nov 22, 2016

As the weather cools and the holiday season swings into full gear, the use of heaters, stoves, fireplaces and electric appliances will likely increase. SDG&E is urging customers to take advantage of its free safety... Read more

SwRI and SDG&E won an R&D 100 Award for the Time REsilient System (TRES), designed to safeguard energy infrastructure, as one of the 100 most significant innovations for 2016.

SwRI, SDG&E Win 2016 R&D 100 Award for Power Grid Cyber...

Nov 21, 2016

Time Resilient System among Top 100 Inventions Of The YearIn early November, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) received an R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine for... Read more

Don’t Let Scammers Take Advantage of You

Nov 16, 2016

Dozens of energy companies unite to warn customers of ongoing scamNearly 100 energy companies from across the United States and Canada have joined together today, November 16, to warn customers of an ongoing pay-by-... Read more

The Renewable Meter Adapter was invented to overcome a growing obstacle on the pathway to private solar – electrical panel upgrades.

SDG&E Invention Spotlighted as One of San Diego’s Most...

Nov 8, 2016

Inspired by the growing demand for private solar, SDG&E invented the Renewable Meter Adapter, a device that helps make private solar safer, faster and more affordable for many SDG&E customers. The innovation,... Read more

Today, weather stations monitor every electrical circuit in SDG&E’s highest fire risk area, providing real-time readings of wind speed, humidity, and temperature every 10 minutes.

The White House Applauds SDG&E’s Wildfire Safety Efforts

Nov 4, 2016

This week, the White House released a document that discusses the impacts of climate change and what is being done to improve climate resiliency in the face of dramatically higher temperatures, more severe droughts and... Read more

The central mission for SDG&E Fire Coordinators—is preventing wildland fires by educating field crews and community members on SDG&E's comprehensive Fire Prevention and Protection Plan.

A Career Spent Fighting Fires, Enhancing Safety and Sharing...

Nov 3, 2016

Drawing on decades of experience to protect our region from wildfiresImagine a professional office. Now replace the cubicles, florescent lighting and computer cords with rural roads, gusting winds and hardhats.For San... Read more

SDG&E is reminding customers to be aware of an ongoing pay-by-phone scam targeting energy company customers throughout America.

Scammers Continue to Target SDG&E Customers

Sep 19, 2016

Nationwide scam continues    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers to be aware of an ongoing pay-by-phone scam targeting energy company customers throughout America.... Read more

SDG&E's training facility—Skills City—allows utility workers to simulate and train for a variety of emergency situations to best prepare to safely respond to incidents involving natural gas lines

SDG&E Advanced Training Facility Simulates “Real Life”...

Aug 30, 2016

On August 11, National Dig Alert Day, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) invited local media to visit “Skills City” training facility, which is a full mock-up of a city neighborhood used to simulate... Read more

Through an SDG&E-San Diego County partnership, the SkyCrane will be available through 2022 to assist with regional fire-fighting and preparedness efforts

SDG&E’s Skycrane Returns to Support Regional Fire-Fighting...

Aug 8, 2016

Company adds new wildfire risk reduction model, more weather stations       San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today unveiled the latest additions to its fire-preparedness toolkit for this... Read more