Southern California Gas Company

Yorba Linda Water District Installs Natural Gas Generator to Support Reliable Water Service During Emergencies

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Yorba Linda Water District (YLWD) today commemorated the installation of YLWD's new natural gas-powered electricity generator located at the water district's Elk Mountain Booster Pump Station.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Yorba Linda Water District (YLWD) today commemorated the installation of YLWD's new natural gas-powered electricity generator located at the water district's Elk Mountain Booster Pump Station.
  • "I was pleased to support YLWD in obtaining the necessary permits," said Yorba Linda City Council Member Carlos Rodriguez.
  • This is a critical step to ensure Yorba Linda families and homes are protected from power-related water emergencies thanks to this backup energy source."
  • In support of that vision, SoCalGas is committed to replacing 20 percent of its traditional natural gas supply with renewable natural gas (RNG) by 2030.

SoCalGas Supports LA Urban League's Virtual Construction Training with $50,000 Grant - Company Hiring Up to 100 Qualified Graduates

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 5:42pm

SoCalGas also plans to hire up to 100 qualified graduates of the program who progress through the company's interview process.

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  • SoCalGas also plans to hire up to 100 qualified graduates of the program who progress through the company's interview process.
  • "SoCalGas is proud to support the LA Urban League's Construction Career Academy.
  • "The Los Angeles Urban League thanks SoCalGas for the generous grant given to our Construction Career Academy.
  • The Los Angeles Urban League helps thousands of Angelenos annually through its programs focusing on education, entrepreneurship, job training and placement.

Utility Partners of America Announces 200,000 Incident-Free Hours

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Utility Partners of America (UPA), a leading provider of project management, construction management, operations, maintenance and professional services for utilities and energy cooperatives throughout the country, announced today a significant safety milestone on one of its long-standing projects.

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  • Utility Partners of America (UPA), a leading provider of project management, construction management, operations, maintenance and professional services for utilities and energy cooperatives throughout the country, announced today a significant safety milestone on one of its long-standing projects.
  • A subsidiary of Sempra Energy, SoCalGas recently extended its contract with UPA through the end of 2022.
  • "SoCalGas has been an amazing partner to work with, said Ed Schwalbach, UPAs program lead on the project.
  • For more information on UPA and how the company partners with utilities and energy co-ops to build, inspect, maintain and upgrade the nations utility infrastructure, visit UtilityPartners.com .

SoCalGas Joins United Way of Greater LA for First-Ever Virtual HomeWalk, Encourages All Angelenos to Sign Up and Support the Walk to End Homelessness

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:12pm

In 2019, SoCalGas had over 1,500 registered participants and raised nearly $250,000 for the effort to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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  • In 2019, SoCalGas had over 1,500 registered participants and raised nearly $250,000 for the effort to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.
  • SoCalGas and United Way of Greater LA encourage all to join in on Saturday, November 14 for the virtual event.
  • "Please sign up, walk the 5K wherever and whenever you choose, and donate to be a part of the effort to end homelessness via HomeWalk.
  • SoCalGas and United Way of Greater LA encourage everyone to join in on Saturday, November 14 for the virtual HomeWalk.

SoCalGas Now Dispensing California-Produced Renewable Natural Gas at its Vehicle Fueling Stations for the First Time

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:09pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it is for the first time dispensing California-produced renewable natural gas (RNG) at many of the natural gas fueling stations it operates across the state.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it is for the first time dispensing California-produced renewable natural gas (RNG) at many of the natural gas fueling stations it operates across the state.
  • SoCalGas has dispensed 100% RNG from out-of-state sources at its fueling stations for a year.
  • In support of that vision, SoCalGas is committed to replacing 20 percent of its traditional natural gas supply with renewable gas by 2030.Renewable natural gas is made from waste created by dairy farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants.
  • For more information visit socalgas.com/newsroom or connect with SoCalGas on Twitter (@SoCalGas), Instagram (@SoCalGas) and Facebook.

Growing Climate Change Concerns Shine Spotlight on Renewable Natural Gas Solutions

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:50pm

Renewable natural gas (RNG) has emerged as a favorable carbon-cutting, clean energy solution among oil, gas, and utility companies because it is compatible with existing natural gas infrastructure and indistinguishable from conventional natural gas.

Key Points: 
  • Renewable natural gas (RNG) has emerged as a favorable carbon-cutting, clean energy solution among oil, gas, and utility companies because it is compatible with existing natural gas infrastructure and indistinguishable from conventional natural gas.
  • Apart from its multiple core biogas upgrading technologies, Greenlane Renewables has also begun offering turnkey biogas Upgrading-as-a-Service (UaaS) to its clientele.
  • Renewable Natural Gas has continued to gain traction among natural gas utilities in their quest to remain competitive, with several large utilities in the US making RNG-specific announcements in recent years.
  • In 2019, Sempra Energy's (NYSE:SRE) SoCalGas, the largest US gas utility, revealed its plans to replace 5% of its traditional natural gas supply with RNG by 2022 and 20% by 2030 in an effort to become the cleanest natural gas utility in North America.

Growing Climate Change Concerns Shine Spotlight on Renewable Natural Gas Solutions

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:50pm

Renewable natural gas (RNG) has emerged as a favorable carbon-cutting, clean energy solution among oil, gas, and utility companies because it is compatible with existing natural gas infrastructure and indistinguishable from conventional natural gas.

Key Points: 
  • Renewable natural gas (RNG) has emerged as a favorable carbon-cutting, clean energy solution among oil, gas, and utility companies because it is compatible with existing natural gas infrastructure and indistinguishable from conventional natural gas.
  • Apart from its multiple core biogas upgrading technologies, Greenlane Renewables has also begun offering turnkey biogas Upgrading-as-a-Service (UaaS) to its clientele.
  • Renewable Natural Gas has continued to gain traction among natural gas utilities in their quest to remain competitive, with several large utilities in the US making RNG-specific announcements in recent years.
  • In 2019, Sempra Energy's (NYSE:SRE) SoCalGas, the largest US gas utility, revealed its plans to replace 5% of its traditional natural gas supply with RNG by 2022 and 20% by 2030 in an effort to become the cleanest natural gas utility in North America.

The YMCA Of Metropolitan Los Angeles And SoCalGas Join Forces To Bring Wifi Connectivity To In-Need Communities

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 7:05pm

The YMCA-LA and SoCalGas have partnered to provide free unlimited internet access to outdoor spaces at 20 Y branches throughout Los Angeles.

Key Points: 
  • The YMCA-LA and SoCalGas have partnered to provide free unlimited internet access to outdoor spaces at 20 Y branches throughout Los Angeles.
  • This initiative is funded via a generous donation made by SoCalGas of $60,000 and provides in-need communities with this vital utility.
  • The program kicks off on October 19 with four Y branches: Weingart East Los Angeles Family YMCA; Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center; Wilmington Family YMCA; and Montebello-Commerce Family YMCA.
  • "SoCalGas and the YMCA share the common goal of improving the quality of life in the communities in which we serve.

SoCalGas Offers Disaster Preparedness Tips in Recognition of 13th Annual Great California Shakeout

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 3:30pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In observance of the 13th annual Great California ShakeOut event, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today reminded customers about the importance of emergency preparedness.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In observance of the 13th annual Great California ShakeOut event, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today reminded customers about the importance of emergency preparedness.
  • California is at a higher risk for earthquakes compared to the rest of United States and natural disasters can happen at any moment.
  • Last year, over 10.9 million Californians participated in the Great California ShakeOut event, which offers many ways for individuals, businesses, schools, and others to practice what to do during and after an earthquake.
  • For more information visit socalgas.com/newsroom or connect with SoCalGas on Twitter (@SoCalGas), Instagram (@SoCalGas) and Facebook.

SoCalGas Provides Over 26,000 Meals to Those in Need By Way of $25,000 Sponsorship of The Midnight Mission's Banquet of Hope

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:47pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced a $25,000 sponsorship of The Midnight Mission's Banquet of Hope event.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced a $25,000 sponsorship of The Midnight Mission's Banquet of Hope event.
  • "SoCalGas recognizes the need for assistance during these unprecedented, trying times," said Trisha Muse, director of community relations at SoCalGas.
  • To support The Midnight Mission and the Banquet of Hope or to get involved, please visit midnightmission.org/banquetofhope .
  • For more information visit socalgas.com/newsroom or connect with SoCalGas on Twitter (@SoCalGas), Instagram (@SoCalGas) and Facebook.