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Some residents go without A/C as SDG&E turns off power

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Gas & Electric had scheduled several planned outages for this weekend to do maintenance work.

To accomplish the repairs, crews have to turn off power for several hours in neighborhoods such as Ocean View Hills in the South Bay. 197 more words


Smart Meters are a known fire hazard -- new evidence revealed by electrical workers union

In a proceeding before the National Labor Relations Board, evidence was submitted that Smart Meter fires, burned Smart Meters, burned meter sockets, and malfunctioning Smart Meters are regularly occurring and are known to… 434 more words

Half-Empty Planes: Utilization Rates for California’s Electric Grid Part II

In Part I of this post, we discussed the concept of asset utilization — or load factor — and looked at recent trends for California’s investor-owned utilities (IOU). 1,034 more words

Summer Water Savings Solutions

Today’s blog comes from our Education Manager, Erika. To help all of us to better understand the relationship between our water use and drought conditions, Erika has taken it upon herself to become well-versed in the ways of water conservation. 558 more words


Power outage affects thousands in midcity

SAN DIEGO – More than 6,000 people were without power for a brief time Friday morning in the mid-city area, according to San Diego Gas and Electric. 73 more words


Half-Empty Planes: Utilization Rates for California’s Electric Grid Part I

The electric grid is designed to handle the highest demand expected in a given period, commonly referred to as peak demand. Depending on many factors, the time needed for peak demand and period of high demand approaching peak can be a small percentage of the hours in a year. 877 more words


SDG&E urges customers to conserve power this summer

SAN DIEGO — Utility officials Tuesday said they will have enough power supply for the San Diego region during the warm summer months, but customers might be called on to conserve during especially hot weather, or if a power plant or transmission line fails. 313 more words