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SDG&E Makes List of ‘World Changing Ideas’ for Tool to Help Reduce Emissions in Hard-Hit Areas 

 April 12, 2022

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An SDG & E service truck, the company has been honored for a digital tool that serves as a guide to reducing emissions in infected communities. Video image.

A digital tool developed by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG & E) to help reduce vehicle emissions its fleet has a name of Fast Company List of 2022 “World Changing Ideas”..

The tool, which aims to reduce emissions in communities disproportionately affected by pollution and climate change, was noted by the publication program, which honors technology and innovation that address social inequality, climate change and its crises. public health.

SDG & E’s Community Impact Platform, developed in conjunction with Accenture, has received honors in categories focusing on artificial intelligence, climate and large employers. He also became a finalist in the “Enduring Impact” business category.

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The company and other honorees are presented in the issue of the magazine on May 10.

The SDG & E platform overlaps advanced fleet and vehicle GPS data with socioeconomic data to model different vehicle replacement scenarios to help reduce emissions in vulnerable communities.

“The Community Impact platform is a perfect example of how SDG & E uses innovation and technology to reduce emissions in our communities and build a more sustainable and equitable future for all,” said Ben Gordon, who serves as the head of information and digital services of the company.

Using the tool, SDG & E can map the development of zero-emission vehicles to help offset the effects of climate change and pollution on its San Diego and Southern Orange counties.

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To date, the platform has utilized artificial intelligence to collect over 80 million data points to help estimate and visualize the carbon emissions associated with each vehicle of the SDG & E fleet during daily voyages.

The team behind this has incorporated a smart vehicle replacement model into the platform to help prioritize fleet and other investments to meet SDG & E and regional sustainability; and climate equality goals.

The winners of the World Changing Ideas Awards were selected by a panel of judges in a variety of areas, based on expediency and potential for further impact. Siemens, a German construction company with facilities throughout the USA, was named Company of the Year.

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SDG & E is its subsidiary Sempra (NYSE: SRE).

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