Just seven months after the launch of its system-wide upgrade of natural gas meters, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has successfully installed more than a quarter million advanced meters for customers in five counties. In all, SoCalGas plans to upgrade six million natural gas meters through 2017, adding a small communication device to customer meters on a carefully planned schedule throughout its service territory.
“We are pleased by the effective introduction and smooth progress of the advanced meter project, the largest capital project in SoCalGas history,” said Patrick Lee, senior vice president of customer service, innovation and business strategy and chief environmental compliance officer at SoCalGas. “We expect advanced meter technology will enhance customer service and safety, increase energy conservation, and improve our operational efficiencies. By giving customers tools and more accurate and timely information to help them better manage their energy use, this much-needed upgrade will benefit our customers, our communities and the environment.”
From now until the expected project completion in 2017, SoCalGas customers from Los Angeles to Visalia may soon be seeing the familiar SoCalGas logo on trucks and blue uniformed technicians in their neighborhoods as crews begin advanced meter installations throughout the SoCalGas service territory, a …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce