San Diego Gas & Electric News

PG&E Vows to Reduce Scope of Deliberate Blackouts to Stop Fires

PG&E Corp. said it aims to shrink the breadth and duration of intentional blackouts during California’s wildfire season as part of a $2.6 billion plan aimed at improving safety. The bankrupt utility giant wants to reduce the average geographic reach …

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Dispute Over 2007 California Wildfire Payouts

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by Sempra Energy’s San Diego Gas & Electric Co to recover $379 million from customers related to damages it was forced to pay out in litigation after the deadly …

San Diego Gas & Electric Not Liable for Window Washer Accident

A jury says San Diego Gas & Electric isn’t liable for an accident that cost a window washer parts of both arms. KGTV-TV says jurors ruled Wednesday against Shane Cahill, who was washing windows on top of a Mission Bay …

California Power Company Ordered to Upgrade Helicopter Safety

California regulators have warned San Diego Gas & Electric to meet helicopter safety regulations or they’ll shut down work on a 117-mile power transmission line. The Public Utilities Commission has set a Wednesday evening deadline for the utility to comply …