A Smarter Power Grid One Phas(or) at a Time
May 16, 2018
A Smarter Power Grid One Phas(or) at a TimeWhen you think of the power grid, you probably think of poles, wires and electrical boxes. But what makes our regional grid smart, reliable, safe, and efficient is the behind-... Read more
The Future of Clean Energy
May 14, 2018
Editor's Note: The “Future of Clean Energy,” the cover story in the May/June issue of Electric Perspectives is written by our President Scott Drury. In this article, he lays out what SDG&E has done... Read more
Apr 18, 2018
Every day our linemen and women are up bright and early preparing to conquer the day. They strap on their boots, jump in their utility bucket trucks and head into work where they are tasked with keeping the lights on... Read more
Keeping the Lights on with Laser Light Technology
Mar 30, 2018
Maintaining the power grid is a perpetual effort. But lately we’ve begun getting some help from the sky. Using a helicopter, our highly-trained aviation crew is using sophisticated surveying technology to capture... Read more
Celebrating Natural Gas Utility Workers' Day
Mar 18, 2018
It takes a small army of highly trained workers to safely deliver natural gas to the 880,000 customers in our region, so they can rely on it to keep their homes warm, prepare food, and heat water. This Sunday is... Read more
Energy Storage Projects to Benefit Emergency Service Providers...
Feb 28, 2018
New projects to enhance energy reliability and renewable integrationSAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2018 – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) took another step toward preparing the region for the next major... Read more
Celebrating National Engineers Week: Nicole Bavard,...
Feb 22, 2018
We’ve said it before, and it’s worth repeating during National Engineers Week: engineers play a critical role in the everyday functioning of our society, from delivering clean energy and water to launching... Read more
Happy Presidents’ Day!
Feb 19, 2018
For those spending Presidents’ Day outside of the office or classroom, please be safe as you enjoy the holiday.
Blast from the Past: From Horse-Drawn to Electric—A Century of...
Feb 14, 2018
This article is part of an ongoing series looking at how SDG&E has grown with the San Diego region over the past 130+ years and how we’ve made advances to better serve our communities.Hammers, crowbars,... Read more
Modern Marvel: The Brains Behind Reliable Renewable Energy
Feb 12, 2018
Just like your smart phone, your power grid is a modern marvel—thanks to the development of advanced software that allows the electric system to operate more efficiently and more reliably, as more renewable energy... Read more
Oliva Reyes: Powering the Lives of Millions in San Diego
Feb 7, 2018
Running an electric grid that powers the lives of millions of people is a demanding and exciting job that requires 24/7 commitment to ensure safety and reliability.As Director of Electric Distribution Operations, SDG... Read more
Fire-Hardening the Power Grid One Community at a Time:...
Jan 18, 2018
The historic town of Julian in East County—known for its apple pie and old-time charm—is also a place where we are investing in infrastructure upgrades to improve fire safety and ensure this jewel is... Read more
Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy
Jan 15, 2018
Today, we will join people from across the San Diego region to honor Martin Luther King’s contributions to the civil rights movement in our nation.At SDG&E, we are proud to support local organizations that... Read more
Borrego Springs’ Claim to Energy Fame: A Microgrid That Enhances...
Jan 5, 2018
Beyond wildflower super blooms, majestic bighorn sheep, star-filled night skies and awe-inspiring metal sculptures of prehistoric animals, Borrego Springs has another claim to fame.It’s home to one of America... Read more
Meet Tom Bialek: Brainiac Working to Make Our Grid More Green,...
Jan 4, 2018
As a kid growing up in Winnipeg, Canada, Tom Bialek loved taking things apart and putting them back together. He was good at math and science, and was drawn to electrical engineering after going on a tour of one of... Read more