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Company: San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Current Parent CompanySempra Energy
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Penalty: $920,000
Year: 2009
Date: January 1, 2009
Offense Group: miscellaneous offenses
Primary Offense: utility administrative violation
Secondary Offense: business practice violation
Violation Description: The Commission adopted the settlement agreement between CPSD and SDG&E which provides that while SDG&E does not admit to any violation of Rule 1.1 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, it acknowledges its failure to fully comply with Rule 8.3 and tenders an apology for imprecision in its communications with decision-makers in connection with certain ex parte meetings held during Phase 2. SDG&E commits to pay a total of $920,000 in shareholder funds in amounts specified for charitable contributions, reimbursement to the Commission for expenses related to this proceeding, and payment to the State's General Fund. Further, SDG&E commits to develop a professional responsibility class and an ex parte best practices manual, both in consultation with the Commission.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 9/7/2018
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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