SoCalGas Issues Statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Strategy to Develop a Hydrogen Economy of the Future in California

By August 9, 2023 2   min read  (330 words)

August 9, 2023 |

SoCalGas Issues Statement on Gov. Gavin Newsoms Strategy to Develop a Hydrogen Economy of the Future in California

Gov. Newsom’s announcement hailed hydrogen as “an essential aspect of how we’ll power our future and cut pollution” in the state’s efforts to reach net-zero emissions.

LOS ANGELES Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gavin’s Newsom announcing a strategy to develop a hydrogen economy in California:

“SoCalGas applauds Governor Newsom’s announcement today and his strategy to develop a robust hydrogen market,” said SoCalGas President Maryam Brown. “Clean, renewable hydrogen will play a critical role in reaching California’s ambitious climate goals. California leads the nation in clean energy innovation, and SoCalGas will continue to support those efforts by leveraging its skilled workforce and infrastructure to help the state achieve net-zero emissions.”

About SoCalGas

Headquartered in Los AngelesSoCalGas® is the largest gas distribution utility in the United States. SoCalGas delivers affordable, reliable, and increasingly renewable gas service to over 21 million consumers across 24,000 square miles of Central and Southern California. Gas delivered through the company’s pipelines will continue to play a key role in California’s clean energy transition—providing electric grid reliability and supporting wind and solar energy deployment.

SoCalGas’ mission is to build the cleanest, safest and most innovative energy infrastructure company in America. In support of that mission, SoCalGas aspires to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations and delivery of energy by 2045 and to replacing 20 percent of its traditional natural gas supply to core customers with renewable natural gas (RNG) by 2030. Renewable natural gas is made from waste created by landfills and wastewater treatment plants. SoCalGas is also committed to investing in its gas delivery infrastructure while keeping bills affordable for customers. SoCalGas is a subsidiary of Sempra (NYSE: SRE), an energy infrastructure company based in San Diego.

For more information visit or connect with SoCalGas on Twitter (@SoCalGas), Instagram (@SoCalGas) and Facebook.





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