11 hrs ago
Electricity users to pick up tab on San Onofre shutdown
The proposal was announced March 27 by among others, San Onofre's owners, Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric and consumer group, The Utility Reform Network.
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16 hrs ago
The San Diego Union-Tribune
BusinessState delays electricity-bill overhaul
State regulators have postponed a major overhaul of the way investor-owned utilities including San Diego Gas & Electric charge for home electrical service until the summer of 2015.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Sempra Unit to Sell 50 Percent of Mexico Wind Farm to InterGen
Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB , the majority-owned Mexican unit of U.S. utility Sempra Energy , agreed to sell half of a wind project in the Latin American nation to closely held InterGen NV.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
California Regulators Decide Utilities Can't Charge Solar-Killing Fees
On Tuesday, California regulators issued a decision that state utilities could not charge certain fees for solar-plus-storage systems in homes and offices, clearing the way for such projects to proceed.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Washington Post
SolarCity Resumes Storage Applications After California Decision
SolarCity Corp., the largest U.S. solar-power provider by market value, will resume applications to connect energy-storage systems in California after regulators said they're exempt from utility fees.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sempra Energy Now Covered by Ubs Ag
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $106.00 price target on the stock. UBS AG's price objective indicates a potential upside of 9.58% from the stock's previous close.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
KFMB-TV San Diego
Driver crashes into power pole in Fallbrook
A driver sheared a power pole in Fallbrook Sunday, prompting authorities to temporarily close the roadway in the immediate area.
San Diego NewsCape
Smart Car Meets Smart Charger at UC San Diego
Call it an electronic meeting of the minds: Smart cars will meet smart chargers in the nation's first demonstration of the next generation of "Smart Cars."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
San Diego Source
PG&E gas-rate request: New standard for chutzpah
At the very moment that California's largest utility company was being assessed a $14 million fine for failing to report discovery of flawed records on its gas pipelines in the San Francisco Peninsula town of San Carlos, the same company was asking for well over $1 billion in rate increases to pay for repairs to that very same pipeline system.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
600 customers without power after car crash
A vehicle accident in the North County left more than 600 San Diego Gas & Electric customers without power early Monday, according to the utility.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
California PUC Orders Two Utilities To Replace San Onofre Plant Output
To replace 2150 megawatts of generation lost by the retirement of a nuclear powerplant, the California Public Utilities Commission has directed two utility companies to procure up to 1,500 MW of new resources.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
LA Daily News
Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric ordered to secure more energy
The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which was shuttered last year, is shown here.
Sempra Energy Given New $104.00 Price Target at RBC Capital
The firm currently has an "outperform" rating on the stock. RBC Capital's price target would indicate a potential upside of 10.69% from the company's current price.
Renewable Energy Update
The California Public Utilities Commission's long-range plan to replace 2,200 megawatts of shuttered Southern California nuclear power will include new natural gas-fired power plants, as well as a hefty share of green alternatives.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ex-utility employee awarded $2.2 million
A jury has awarded $2.2 million to a former San Diego Gas & Electric employee who says he was fired after accusing the utility of blanketing urban low-income neighborhoods with bill-collection fees.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Utility alleges fraud in Montana wind farm deal
A California utility that invested in a Montana wind farm has accused the developer of fraudulently concealing that federal wildlife officials recommended the project get a permit in case it harms eagles.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The Village News
Escondido: Habitat for Humanity starts energy-efficient housing development
Construction on an 11-home, energy-efficient development to be built by Habitat for Humanity and Sempra Energy over the next year and a half got underway today in Escondido.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Proposed Settlement Would Shift $1.4 Bil in SONGS Shutdown Charges to Shareholders
A proposed settlement reached today would relieve customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric of paying $1.4 billion in utility charges related to steam generators that caused the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station .
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Utilities, consumers to meet, discuss cost of closing San Onofre, refunds
With the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California closed for good, there's little doubt utility customers will see refunds for rates paid for the promise of power.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Deal pending for refunds tied to closed nuke plant
Consumer groups and two Southern California utilities are meeting behind closed doors to discuss who pays for costs tied to the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant.