SEMPRA ENERGY

CEO: Donald Felsinger.

Revenue: $9 billion in 2010; $8.1 billion in 2009.

Net income: $739 million in 2010; $1.1 billion in 2009.

No. of local employees: 5,400.

Headquarters: San Diego.

Year founded: 1998.

Stock symbol and exchange: SRE, New York Stock Exchange.

Description: Energy services holding company to San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas, and other energy-related subsidiaries.

Key factors for success: Ability to survive energy crises of 2000-01 by developing businesses beyond its two California utilities, and its good risk management/conservative financial strategy.

For Sempra Energy, the San Diego-based holding company for San Diego Gas & Electric Co...

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