San Diego Gas and Electric

San Diego Gas and Electric serves 2 counties throughout California and is classified as an investor owned organization. The company has 363 industrial accounts, 4 transportation customers, 1,308,596 residential customer accounts and 152,120 commercial accounts in their service area whom they supply. San Diego Gas and Electric's patrons purchase electricity for, on average, 27.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 102.88% above the average US rate of 13.33 cents. The provider sold 14,405,807 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2019. The electricity sourced by San Diego Gas and Electric is made up of multiple sources of megawatt hours including 2,558,141 megawatt hours produced in electricity plants they own and 22,486,042 acquired by way of the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2019 from electricity activities was $4,644,412,200, with 8.39% coming from sales to the wholesale market.

About San Diego Gas and Electric

The state average monthly residential power bill is $122.47, while the San Diego Gas and Electric average is 10.99% less at $109.28 per month. This is the 67th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in California. The supplier's production plants generate 5,425,025.41 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas as the fuel source. This amount makes them 82nd highest company in the United States out of 3511 providers for total natural gas generation. The company produces 5,425,025.41 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels each year. This ranks them 143rd in the US out of 3511 companies. San Diego Gas and Electric is the 6th (out of 206) worst polluting electricity provider in California and 119th (out of 3511) highest in the US.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

San Diego Gas and Electric has the 119th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity sold of all of the providers in the United States. The electricity sourced for their customers is responsible for 5,819,635,128.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year. The supplier averages 416.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold, which is a better measurement of the provider's pollution levels. The provider's top fuel consumed in their electricity generating facilities is Natural Gas. Roughly 99.14% of the company's output is from Natural Gas. Other fuel sources used include Landfill Gas at 0.50% and Other Biomass Gas at 0.22% of generation. San Diego Gas and Electric has the 223rd highest number of facilities associated with an electricity provider out of the 3511 providers that we track in the country and 40th out of 206 in California. They are associated with or own 10 electricity producing facilities throughout their operating territory.

San Diego Gas and Electric Net Metering

San Diego Gas and Electric is one of 0 companies in California who offer net metering to their consumers. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically feasible, as citizens have no way to sell extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

San Diego Gas and Electric recently reported a yearly loss of roughly 3.12% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business and electricity providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost gives them a ranking of 2046th worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the United States and 49th worst out of 206 in the state.

San Diego Gas and Electric Rate & Electric Bills

San Diego Gas and Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.323/kWh$0.128/kWh$191.85/mo.$45.13/mo.
3127th27.04¢San Diego Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1590th$109.28Average monthly electric bill for San Diego Gas and Electric's residential customers

San Diego Gas and Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Sempra Energy
  • Headquarters:8326 Century Park Court
    San Diego, California 92123
    United States of America
  • CEO:Caroline Winn

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Quick Facts About San Diego Gas and Electric

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As the 167th largest producer of electricity in the country, San Diego Gas and Electric generates 5,472,247.84 megawatt hours of electricity.

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San Diego Gas and Electric is 202nd out of 3511 providers in the country for total megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power.

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San Diego Gas and Electric generates 6,143 megawatt hours of electricity (or 0.11% of their total production) from solar fields.

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During the course of the previous 12 months, the generation efforts for the electricity sold by San Diego Gas and Electric realized a 2.65% reduction in CO2 emissions.

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San Diego Gas and Electric is 447th out of the 3511 companies in the US when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.

Energy Loss

San Diego Gas and Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

781,655MWh

2046 National Rank

San Diego Gas and Electric Energy Makeup

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San Diego Gas and Electric State Coverage

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California1,461,0833,460,919,8186100%

San Diego Gas and Electric County Coverage

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Orange County3,175,692320.44$113.56/mo
San Diego County3,338,330225.76$112.16/mo

Power Plants Owned by San Diego Gas and Electric

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Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
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Escondido CA Natural Gas 1,820,455685,673,739.66376.65No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
San Diego CA Natural Gas 29,23116,104,187.54550.93No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
North City - Landfill Gas Engines SouthSan Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
San Diego CA Landfill Gas 21,12812,922,461.19611.63No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Gas Utilization FacilitySan Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
San Diego CA Other Biomass Gas 13,667.847,878,144.78576.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cuyamaca Peak Energy PlantSan Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
El Cajon CA Natural Gas 6,7814,157,993.84613.18No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
North City - Landfill Gas Engine NorthSan Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
San Diego CA Landfill Gas 6,3144,071,509.51644.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ramona CDP CA Solar 6,143591,859.1396.35No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
San Diego CA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -794No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Escondido Energy StorageSan Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
Escondido CA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -3,821No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

San Diego Gas and Electric Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
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99.14%
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Landfill Gas
0.50%
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Other Biomass Gas
0.22%
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Solar
0.11%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
0.03%

Cities San Diego Gas and Electric Has Coverage

  • Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Coronado, CA
  • Dana Point, CA
  • Del Mar, CA
  • El Cajon, CA
  • Encinitas, CA
  • Escondido, CA
  • Imperial Beach, CA
  • La Mesa, CA
  • Laguna Beach, CA
  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Laguna Woods, CA
  • Lemon Grove, CA
  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • National City, CA
  • Oceanside, CA
  • Poway, CA
  • San Clemente, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • San Marcos, CA
  • Santee, CA
  • Solana Beach, CA
  • Vista, CA

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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San Diego Gas and Electric FAQ:

How many counties does San Diego Gas and Electric offer service in?

There are 2 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by San Diego Gas and Electric including, California.

What is the average bill for San Diego Gas and Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of providerInfo.name is $109.28. The California average bill is $122.47 and the national average is $122.47.

Who is the CEO of San Diego Gas and Electric?

The current CEO of San Diego Gas and Electric is Caroline Winn.

What is the phone number for San Diego Gas and Electric?

You can reach San Diego Gas and Electric by phone via (800) 411-7343.

What is the average electricity rate for San Diego Gas and Electric customers?

Consumers of San Diego Gas and Electric, on average, have an electricity rate 27.04 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Does San Diego Gas and Electric have a parent company?

Sempra Energy is the owner of San Diego Gas and Electric.

What percentage of San Diego Gas and Electric’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with San Diego Gas and Electric produce 99.14% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What cities does San Diego Gas and Electric have customers in to?

San Diego Gas and Electric provides electricity to 27 cities.

What percentage of San Diego Gas and Electric’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with San Diego Gas and Electric produce 0.86% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with San Diego Gas and Electric?

There are 10 power plants owned by or associated San Diego Gas and Electric.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25