March 24, 2015

PG&E Appoints Julie Kane as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer; Company Takes Next Step Toward Establishing Best-in-Class Corporate Ethics Program

As part of its commitment to achieving a best-in-class ethics and compliance program, PG&E Corporation today announced the appointment of Julie M. Kane to the newly created position of Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. With her election by the Board of Directors, Kane will serve as a Senior Vice President directly reporting to PG&E Corporation Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley.

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March 4, 2015

PG&E Spent $2.1 Billion with Diverse Suppliers in 2014, Third Consecutive Year Topping $2 Billion

PG&E spent $2.1 billion with diverse suppliers in 2014, accounting for 41 percent of its total procurement. For the third straight year, diverse suppliers accounted for $2 billion-plus of the utility’s spend and more than 40 percent of the utility’s total spend for the second year in a row.

January 30, 2015

As Part of Public Commitment to Openness, PG&E Provides CPUC Copies of 65,000 Emails

As part of a public commitment made in December 2014, PG&E provided the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) with copies of 65,000 emails exchanged between the company and its regulator over a nearly five-year period beginning in 2010.

December 22, 2014

PG&E Backs Transparency and Accountability in Communications with the CPUC and Self-Reports Additional Emails that Could Reflect Past Violations of Rules

PG&E today (Dec. 22) affirmed its commitment to transparency and accountability and encouraged the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to adopt new protocols for open access to communications between the Commission and all parties who are interacting with the CPUC.

November 20, 2014

PG&E Statement on the CPUC Ex Parte Vote

PG&E today released a statement in response to a vote by the California Public Utilities Commission imposing sanctions for violation of ex parte rules.

October 2, 2014

PG&E Files Response to CPUC Order to Show Cause on Ex Parte Communications

PG&E today filed a formal response to the California Public Utilities Commission’s Order to Show Cause on potential violations of the Commission’s rules related to ex parte communications that the company self-reported on Sept. 15, 2014.

October 2, 2014

In Appeal, PG&E Asks for Reasonable, Proportionate San Bruno Penalty That Keeps Focus on Gas Safety

In a filing today with the California Public Utilities Commission, PG&E asked that any penalty associated with the 2010 explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno be reasonable, proportionate and focus on what matters most to all parties involved – investing in gas safety.

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September 22, 2014

Why Reforming Residential Electric Rates is a California Priority

Thanks to a state law passed in 2013 with support from consumer, community and taxpayer groups, PG&E is working with California regulators and other groups to simplify and reform our rates so customers get what they pay for and pay for what they get.The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently began holding public hearings across the state to hear what customers think about rate reform proposals put forward by the major investor-owned utilities. Hearings in PG&E’s service area begin Sept. 23 in San Francisco, followed by Oct. 9 in Chico and Oct. 14 in Fresno.

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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