Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award

Dec 17, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power received the Industry Leadership – Electricity Generation award at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards this month in New York. Hosted by Platts, a leading global energy and commodities information provider, the annual recognition program honors exemplary achievement in strategic vision, industry leadership, stewardship and innovative technologies.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's jointly-owned Copper Mountain Solar complex in Boulder City, Nev., is among the largest photovoltaic (PV) solar facilities in the U.S.

The award was based on Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's commitment to renewable energy production. Along with its affiliates and joint-venture partners, the company has more than 1,500 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind generation in operation and another 308 MW under construction.

"As a leading developer of clean energy solutions in markets across the U.S., we are honored to be recognized by a world-class industry organization such as Platts for our strategic approach to growing our diverse electricity generation portfolio," said Patricia K. Wagner, president and CEO of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, who accepted the award on behalf of the company. "I share this honor with our entire team; our renewables project partners, including Consolidated Edison Development and BP Wind Energy; as well as the progressive state and local leadership across the country that have supported our ongoing project development efforts."

"The independent judges panel said Sempra U.S. Gas & Power was a trailblazer, not only against its finalist peers, but in its energy sector as a whole and we congratulate the company on its win," said Larry Neal, president of Platts. "We applaud each of the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards winners for their accomplishments, contributions and commitment to the world's energy future." 

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About Sempra U.S. Gas & Power
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC is a leading developer of renewable energy and natural gas solutions with power plants that generate enough electricity for more than 1 million homes. Sempra U.S. Gas & Power companies also operate natural gas storage facilities, pipelines and distribution utilities. The company is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2013 revenues of more than $10.5 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide.  For more information, visit www.SempraUSGP.com.

Sempra International, LLC, and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC, are not the same companies as the California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), and Sempra International, LLC, and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC, are not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. Sempra International's underlying entities include Sempra Mexico and Sempra South American Utilities. Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's underlying entities include Sempra Renewables and Sempra Natural Gas.

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