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

On July 18, the Skycrane Heli-tanker 729 (aka “Goliath”) was launched quickly from its seasonal home at Gillespie Field in El Cajon to assist in fighting the Feather Fire in Barona

SDG&E’s Skycrane Makes Critical Difference in Knocking Down...

Jul 22, 2016

Early in the afternoon of July 18, a brushfire broke out near Featherstone Canyon Road in Barona, burning just east of the Barona Resort and Casino, roughly 32 miles northeast of downtown San Diego. Within minutes, the... Read more

SDG&E Awards $900,000 to Community Safety Partners

Jul 18, 2016

Contribution provides critical support for community fire preparedness and prevention programs     More than 80 San Diego County community-based organizations dedicated to fire preparedness and emergency... Read more

APWA presented SDG&E with a Public Works Utility Project of the Year Award for conducting one of the largest safety enhancements of natural gas pipelines in the region’s history.

SDG&E Pipeline Safety Effort Recognized as Public Works...

Jun 14, 2016

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has received an award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) for conducting one of the largest safety enhancements of natural gas pipelines in the... Read more

SDG&E's project in the Cleveland National Forest will reduce fire risk and improve system safety and reliability in an approximately 880-square mile area in the forest and rural eastern San Diego County.

CPUC Gives SDG&E "Green Light" to Enhance Fire...

May 31, 2016

Residents, Visitors to Cleveland National Forest Will Benefit    SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2016 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently voted unanimously to give San Diego Gas &... Read more