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