CPUC votes 3-2 for “future” Net Energy Metering program; SDG&E says agency “ignored state law” about reform, penalizing customers who do not have solar

Today (Jan. 28), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted 3-2 to approve a future Net Energy Metering program. In response, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) issued the following media statement. “San Diego Gas & Electric strongly supports renewable energy, including rooftop solar, but also we strongly believe that the growth of rooftop solar […]

Power lost to as many as 90,000 SDG&E customers

Power lost to as many as 90,000 SDG&E customers

SAN DIEGO  – Some sort of fluctuation in the statewide power grid resulted in an order to San Diego’s electric utility to reduce power consumption, and up to 90,000 San Diego Gas & Electric customer accounts lost power at about 1:20 p.m. today. The utility said on its Twitter feed that it had been ordered to “shed load” by […]

SDG&E reminds customers and local contractors to ‘Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig’

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding local contractors and customers about the importance of calling 8-1-1 before digging. By contacting this free underground service alert two days before construction starts, contractors and customers can receive visual markings for all the utility lines, cables and pipes in the area, thus avoiding […]

SDG&E launches home area network device loaner program

SAN DIEGO – In efforts to help customers make smart energy choices and save money, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has launched a home area network device loaner program. Customers can now borrow an in-home display device from the utility at no cost, for 30 days, to understand their home’s energy use and identify high energy use appliances with near-real time information.