San Diego CA— San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced on Monday that Emily Shults, currently director of construction services has been named vice president of electric & fuel procurement for SDG&E.
Shults, who will report to Scott Drury, SDG&E’s chief energy supply officer, will be responsible for all aspects of acquiring energy and capacity to serve SDG&E’s customers. This includes long-term contracting for the company to reach its renewable portfolio standard goals, as well as procurement of conventional resources.
“We are very pleased to have Emily Shults join our executive team,” said Drury. “Her deep industry experience, market knowledge and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to ensure a diverse portfolio of reliable, cost effective and sustainable energy for our customers.”
Over the past 13 years, Shults has held numerous management positions for Sempra Energy. Prior to joining Sempra Energy, Shults worked with the John Zink Company, Williams Energy Marketing & Trading and Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Shults holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Tulsa.
SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and 868,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. SDG&E is committed to creating ways to help customers save energy and money every day. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. Connect with SDG&E’s Customer Contact Center at 800-411-7343, on Twitter (@SDGE) and Facebook.