September 15, 2014

PG&E Takes Action to Address Ex Parte Communication Issues Identified in Self-Report to CPUC Today; Pledges ‘No Excuses’ Compliance

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today (Sept. 15) notified the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that an extensive internal review of nearly five years of emails between the company and officials at the Commission has identified a number of instances in which PG&E believes it violated the CPUC’s rules governing communications with the state regulator in the pending Gas Transmission & Storage rate case.

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September 2, 2014

PG&E Seeks Reasonable, Proportionate CPUC Penalty That Takes into Account Investments and Advances in Safety since San Bruno Explosion

PG&E today (Sept. 2) said that a penalty being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in connection with the 2010 explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno should be reasonable and take into account precedent and the investments the company has made to promote safety.

August 14, 2014

California Public Utilities Commission Issues Final Decision in PG&E General Rate Case

The California Public Utilities Commission today (Aug. 14) issued its final decision in PG&E’s 2014 General Rate Case. The Commission granted about 50 percent of the revenue increase that PG&E requested for 2014 through 2016 to operate, maintain and modernize its gas distribution, electric distribution and electric generation systems and provide customer service.

August 6, 2014

PG&E Makes Progress Toward 33 Percent Renewables Goal

PG&E forecasts that it will supply about 27 percent of its 2014 electricity sales from renewable sources, according to a new report to the California Public Utilities Commission on the utility’s compliance with the state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS).

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June 18, 2014

PG&E Urges CPUC to Provide Resources Necessary for 21st Century Infrastructure While Keeping Bills Below National Average

PG&E is urging the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to provide the resources necessary to maintain safe and reliable gas and electric service while still keeping customer bills below the national average. Today (June 18), a proposed decision was issued in PG&E’s General Rate Case pending before the CPUC.

June 17, 2014

PG&E Gets High Mark for Supplier Diversity in Greenlining Institute Report Card

PG&E has received a grade of “A-” for its 2013 supplier diversity efforts from The Greenlining Institute. The grade, recently released in the organization’s 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card, is the highest the utility has received from the Berkeley-based policy, research, organizing and leadership group that works for racial and economic justice.

June 12, 2014

California Public Utilities Commission Takes First Step Toward Residential Rate Reform

Rate relief is coming to PG&E’s higher-bill residential electric customers starting Aug. 1, thanks to a PG&E proposal approved by the California Public Utilities Commission.

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June 9, 2014

PG&E Bills Rank Among the Lowest in the Nation

Average PG&E residential bills for gas and electric service are among the lowest in the nation, according to industry figures compiled by leading trade associations. “We’re pleased that our customers’ average bills are below the national average, and we’re going to keep working to find ways to help them save even more,” said Helen Burt, PG&E’s chief customer officer.

April 10, 2014

PG&E to Provide Electric Service to Former Hercules Municipal Utility Customers

PG&E will begin providing electric service to approximately 800 former Hercules Municipal Utility (HMU) customers starting today (April 10). The acquisition by PG&E marks the end of a long process to sell HMU to a utility company with the ability to provide electric services on a more efficient, reliable and cost-effective basis.

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March 13, 2014

PG&E to Launch Pilot Program to Upgrade Service Safety, Reliability for Mobile Home Park Residents

Following a decision by state regulators, PG&E will begin reaching out to owners of master-metered mobile home parks in Northern and Central California for a three-year voluntary pilot program to install new gas and electric service for their residents.

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February 28, 2014

PG&E Proposes Rate Reforms for Residential Electric Customers

Guided by a new state law, PG&E and other major electric utilities today filed proposals with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to make residential rates simpler and more equitable.

December 19, 2013

PG&E Statement Regarding Gas Transmission Line 147

“The safety of Line 147 has been extensively assessed and confirmed not only by PG&E but also by the country’s leading pipeline safety consultant and by the Safety and Enforcement Division of the CPUC,” PG&E said in a statement today..

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December 4, 2013

Green Button Connect Gaining Momentum as More PG&E Customers Using Data to Save Energy

The momentum around Green Button Connect beta continues to grow as more PG&E customers are using it to monitor their energy usage. At the same time, the number of apps available is growing, too.

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December 4, 2013

Tuolumne County Parcel Donation is First Through PG&E’s Land Conservation Commitment

PG&E has donated a 240-acre parcel known as Kennedy Meadows to the County of Tuolumne, marking the company’s first land transfer as part of its Land Conservation Commitment. The land comes with a conservation easement ensuring it remains permanently protected and available for public use and benefit.

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November 22, 2013

VIDEO: PG&E Proposal Would Mean Fairer, Simpler Residential Electric Rates by Summer 2014

PG&E has asked state regulators for approval to begin reforming its system of residential electric rates to tie them more closely to actual costs. This proposal, if accepted, would take effect in time to help many customers with high summer bills. In this Currents video, PG&E customers and the California Assembly member who sponsored the law enacting rate reform speak on the topic.

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