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SDG&E Offers Cash for Using Less A/C Through Friday

The first "reduce your use" day of the summer gives customers a small discount if they conserve electricity during peak hours.

San Diego Gas & Electric announced its first "reduce your use" days of the summer, meaning Thursday and Friday customers are getting a small reduction in their electric bill for turning down air conditioning and turning off appliances from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The initial announcement covered only Thursday, but was extended to run through Friday.

SDG&E instituted the program in part to wth the . New smart meters installed over the last year at the homes of most SDG&E customers make the program possible, according to utility officials. The meters allow customers and SDG&E to monitor their electricity usage in near real time.

The reduce your use day has been annouced in response to the extreme high temperatures over this week.

Penny Arévalo August 08, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Wish I had A/C so I could cut back!
george gregory August 09, 2012 at 02:51 PM
my grand pa needs A/C he is 97 and melting in this heat
Penny Arévalo August 09, 2012 at 03:10 PM
Where does he live, George?
Penny Arévalo April 16, 2013 at 02:08 PM
Lynashaklee111, can you post your comments again without the link? Otherwise, it looks like an ad, and that's against our Terms of Use. That's why your comments disappeared.

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