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Preparing for any emergency to enhance safety and promote a reliable flow of energy to our customers is one of our highest priorities.

SDG&E’s Proactive Approach to Fire Safety

Dec 29, 2016

While the official fire season may be behind us, safety preparedness is a year-round effort and one that SDG&E takes very seriously. Preparing for any emergency to enhance safety and promote a reliable flow of... Read more

The “G” in SDG&E

Dec 27, 2016

When most of us think of SDG&E, you probably think of the electricity the company provides that you use in your homes and businesses. But, because the other half of our business is underground and essentially out-of... Read more

If the lights go out in your neighborhood, you can get the latest outage information on SDG&E’s outage map or on the mobile app.

SDG&E Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday Weekend

Dec 23, 2016

With heavy rains expected this holiday weekend, our priority, at SDG&E, is the safety of customers. If the lights go out in your neighborhood you can get the latest outage information on SDG&E’s ... Read more

Introduced in 2014, the SAWTI leverages cutting-edge fire science to classify the likelihood of catastrophic wildfires during Santa Ana conditions.

Advancing the Understanding of Santa Ana Winds and Wildfires

Dec 21, 2016

Santa Ana winds have always been a concern for Southern Californians. Under certain conditions, these strong winds can fuel wildfires that threaten homes, property and livestock.Given the threats associated with Santa... Read more

Customers beware of pay-by-phone scam

SDG&E Urges Customers to be on “High Alert” for Scam Artists

Dec 19, 2016

National “Pay-by-Phone” scam targets customers this holiday seasonSAN DIEGO, Dec. 19, 2016 – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) issued a warning about a national scam that continues to... Read more

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

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