Project Resources

We've created a self-service hub for all the information and resources you'll need before, during, and after your electric or gas project.  Whether you need a quick guide to get started or the latest overhead or underground construction standards, you'll find what you need below, and all documents are continuously updated to ensure you always have the latest information.

Electric & Gas Service

Step-by-Step Guides

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New Service for Electric and Gas
New Service for Electric and Gas
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Gas Relocation
Gas Relocation
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Electric Rewire Overhead and Underground
Electric Rewire Overhead and Underground
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Reference Terms Underground Service
Reference Terms Underground Service
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Builder Guide
Builder Guide

Calculate Gas & Electric Load

New tool to help estimate future load for remodeling and upgrade projects.

Considering a panel upgrade? When you’re remodeling, expanding, adding or upgrading appliances, it’s important to work with SDG&E as this may affect your home, business, or neighborhoods power reliability and capacity.

Disclaimer: This online calculator is an informational tool intended to provide customers with basic estimates for potential future projects, and should not be relied upon to determine exact or specific load amounts. SDG&E makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, quality or sufficiency of the calculator, and the results of this calculator do not constitute approved load estimates. We strongly recommend that you seek the advice of a qualified electric or gas professional before making any type of project decision.

Print Gas Load Calculator
Note: Calculator is pre-populated with average loads, adjust quantity and load as needed.
Print Electric Load Calculator
Note: Calculator is pre-populated with average loads, adjust quantity and load as needed.

Standards and Manuals

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Construction Standards: Overhead
Construction Standards: Overhead
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Construction Standards: Overhead Sag & Tension (OH800)
Construction Standards: Overhead Sag & Tension (OH800)
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Overhead Field Maintenance Only
Overhead Field Maintenance Only
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Construction Standards: Underground
Construction Standards: Underground
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Underground Field Maintenance Only
Underground Field Maintenance Only
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Service Standards and Guide Manual
Service Standards and Guide Manual
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Electric Distribution Design Manual
Electric Distribution Design Manual
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Electric Vehicle Charge Station Standards
Electric Vehicle Charge Station Standards
Unmetered Services
Unmetered Services

Forms

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Electric Map Information Request
Electric Map Information Request
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Gas Map Information Request
Gas Map Information Request

Finding a Contractor Qualified to Perform Backfill

This list is provided for convenience only, and the contractors are not endorsed or preferred by SDG&E. This is not a complete list of contractors who are qualified. Any contractor with a valid Veriforce Field Verification Report (FVR) with the appropriate Backfilling qualifications is qualified to perform the backfill. Contractors must provide this verification upon request and keep a copy on the job site at all times.

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Qualified Contractor to Perform Backfill List
Qualified Contractor to Perform Backfill List

Design Resources

The Designer Qualification Program for Applicant Design and Contract Design (ADCD) pre-qualifies non-SDG&E designers to perform SDG&E gas and/or electric design. The program also provides no-cost access to SDG&E design tools and systems.

Quick Links
Designer Qualifications and Resources
SDG&E Qualified Applicant Designer List
Designer Qualification Program Fact Sheet