Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, Consolidated Edison Development Partner in Additional Solar Projects

Mar 20, 2014

SAN DIEGO, and VALHALLA, N.Y., March 20, 2014 – Sempra U.S. Gas & Power
and Consolidated Edison Development (ConEdison Development) today announced
agreements to partner in five solar projects in Nevada and California.

The projects include Sempra U.S. Gas & Power’s 250-megawatt (MW) Copper
Mountain Solar 3 project near Las Vegas, and Consolidated Edison Development’s CED
California Holdings, LLC portfolio: the 50-MW Alpaugh 50, 20-MW Alpaugh North and
20-MW White River 1 facilities in Tulare County, and the 20-MW Corcoran 1 facility in
Kings County. The renewable power from all of the projects has been sold under longterm

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Upon finalization of the agreements, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated
Edison Development holding companies will each own a 50-percent interest in the five
solar facilities. The agreement relative to the CED California Holdings, LLC projects is
subject to regulatory approvals which are expected during the second quarter of 2014.
“We are pleased to partner with Consolidated Edison Development on Sempra
U.S. Gas & Power’s largest solar project to date as we continue to execute on our
strategy to deconsolidate debt and re-invest proceeds in near-term growth
opportunities,” said Kevin C. Sagara, vice president of renewables for Sempra U.S. Gas
& Power. “This strategy allows us to continue to diversify our renewables portfolio,
supporting our commitment to develop and invest in clean, forward-thinking energy

“Over the past year, ConEdison Development has established a good working
relationship with Sempra U.S. Gas & Power,” said Mark Noyes, vice president of
ConEdison Development. “As renewable power sources assume an ever-greater role in
America’s energy landscape, we are seeing first-hand the advantages of cooperating to
deliver and operate large, viable and reliable projects. We are confident that this
strategic approach to development of significant projects will benefit both parties, as
well as the nation as a whole.”

CED California Holdings, LLC facilities have been operational since 2012, and are
operated and maintained by Consolidated Edison Development. Copper Mountain Solar
3 is currently under construction and, when completed, will be among the largest
photovoltaic solar plants in the U.S., creating about 300 construction jobs at peak and
10 positions to operate the facility. Completion of the first 125 MW is expected by yearend
2014, with the remaining 125 MW slated for completion in 2015. Sempra U.S. Gas
& Power will provide operations and maintenance services when the facility is

Last year, the companies announced an agreement to partner in the 150-MW
Copper Mountain Solar 2 plant near Las Vegas, along with the 150-MW Mesquite Solar 1
plant near Phoenix.

The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Consolidated Edison Development

Con Edison Development (“CED”) develops, owns and operates renewable and
energy infrastructure projects. The company is one of the largest owners and operators
of solar projects in North America. CED is an unregulated subsidiary of Consolidated
Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], the nation’s oldest and one of the largest investor-owned
energy companies.

CED is focusing on renewable energy and gas assets as part of an overall
corporate goal of responsible environmental stewardship. Through its deep resources
and trusted relationships with a range of energy-related companies, CED has
successfully developed, and owns and operates close to 400 MW of solar across
California, Arizona, Nevada, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode

Con Edison Development is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED),
one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $12
billion in annual revenues and $42 billion in assets. More information can be obtained
by calling 914-993-2185. You can also visit the Consolidated Edison, Inc. website at

About Sempra U.S. Gas & Power

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC is a leading developer of renewable energy and
natural gas solutions with power plants that generate enough electricity for more than 1
million homes. Sempra U.S. Gas & Power companies also operate natural gas storage
facilities, pipelines and distribution utilities. The company is a subsidiary of Sempra
Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2013
revenues of more than $10.5 billion. The Sempra Energy companies’ 17,000 employees
serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. For more information, visit

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