Sempra Energy is an energy-services holding company, whose operating units invests in, develop and operate energy infrastructure, and provide gas and electricity services to their customers in North and South America. It operates through the following segments: San Diego Gas & Electric Company, Southern California Gas Company, Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Renewables, and Sempra Natural Gas. The San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment provides electric service to San Diego and southern Orange counties and natural gas service to San Diego County. The Southern California Gas Company segment is a natural gas distribution utility, serving customers throughout most of Southern California and part of central California. The Sempra South American Utilities segment operates electric transmission and distribution utilities in Chile and Peru. The Sempra Mexico segment develops, owns and operates, or holds interests in, natural gas transmission pipelines and propane and ethane systems, a natural gas distribution utility, electric generation facilities, a terminal for the import of LNG, and marketing operations for the purchase of LNG and the purchase and sale of natural gas in Mexico. The Sempra Renewables segment develops, owns and operates, or holds interests in, wind and solar energy projects in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada and Pennsylvania to serve wholesale electricity markets in the United States. The Sempra Natural Gas segment develops, owns and operates, or holds interests in, natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, natural gas distribution utilities and a terminal for the import and export of LNG and sale of natural gas, all within the United States. The Sempra Natural Gas segment owns and operates the Mesquite Power plant, a natural gas-fired electric generation asset. Its products and services include electric transmission, natural gas-fired generation and distribution, liquefied natural gas terminal, wind and solar energy projects, and storage facilities. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.