Debra Reed, CEO of San Diego Gas & Electric, has agreed to officially open the Metering, Billing/CIS America conference and exhibition, which will take place from April 19-23, 2008 in San Diego, California. The Californian utility will also support the Metering, Billing/CIS America conference and exhibition as a host utility.

Debra L. Reed is president and chief executive officer of Sempra Energy’s utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas).  Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2006 revenues of nearly $12 billion.  

The public utility provides energy to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 830,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties.

The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles and employs over 3,000 people.
Smart Energy International will be hosting ‘Metering, Billing/CIS America’ for the 9th year, which is one of the leading utility events in the US. It includes a line-up of leading international speakers, pre-conference workshops on Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) security and Home Area Networks, as well as a post-conference seminar on Meter Data Management (MDM). To find out more about this must-attend event, please contact Julia Former: Julia@spintelligent.com or go to

www.meteringamerica.com