Electric and Gas Overview

For Electric Service Providers

SDG&E provides this information to assist electric suppliers who are interested in providing services in SDG&E’s service territory.

Overview of requirements

  • Service Agreement
    ESPs that plan to provide Direct Access services in SDG&E’s service territory must enter into an ESP Service Agreement with SDG&E that defines terms and conditions under which an ESP can provide Direct Access services.

  • Credit worthiness
    Service providers will demonstrate their credit worthiness by one of the following methods.

    • Credit Evaluation - ESPs will have their credit evaluated and current credit rating of Baa2 or higher from Moody’s, BBB, Standard and Poor’s, Fitch, or Duff & Phelps.

    • Security Deposit - The ESP may submit and maintain a cost-based security deposit in lieu of submitting to or being qualified under a creditworthiness evaluation.

For Gas Service Providers

For information about becoming an Gas Service Provider and being included on our list of Core Gas Service Providers or Noncore Gas Service Providers, please contact [email protected].

For information about access to SoCalGas Envoy electronic bulletin board, please visit Envoy.

More Information

Email Customer Choice at [email protected] about becoming an Energy Service Provider.