December 4, 2013
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.
November 22, 2013
PG&E today (Nov. 22) 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.
November 18, 2013
The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) notified PG&E that the utility has fulfilled two additional safety recommendations in response to the 2010 pipeline accident in San Bruno. PG&E has now fulfilled nine of the 12 total actions recommended by the NTSB.
November 18, 2013
The Safety and Enforcement Division of the California Public Utilities Commission provided concurrence in a Nov. 14 report that gas transmission line 147, located in the city of San Carlos, can safely operate at a Maximum Operating Pressure (MOP) of 330 pounds per square inch (psig).
November 6, 2013
PG&E issued a statement from Tony Earley, the company’s chairman, CEO and president, in response to a CPUC Alternate Proposed Decision by Commissioner Mark J. Ferron.
November 5, 2013
PG&E today said that it will present a plan to the CPUC for a review of quality assurance processes associated with the inspection of new girth welds on PG&E gas transmission pipelines. “We’re committed to becoming the safest and most reliable gas system in the country,” said Nick Stavropoulos, PG&E’s executive vice president of gas operations
October 31, 2013
In five rural towns in Central California, PG&E is working with governments and local partners to make homes and businesses more energy efficient. As this Currents video shows, the premise is simple: Saving money and energy benefits everyone, no matter where you live.
October 23, 2013
Fong Wan, a PG&E vice president, participated in a Town Hall panel today in Sacramento sponsored by the operator of California’s power grid. He and other industry leaders emphasized that careful planning will help create a more reliable and flexible grid that will benefit customers in a cost-effective manner.
October 22, 2013
A new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown establishes a regulatory framework for Core Transport Agents and ushers in new consumer protections for natural gas customers in California.
October 9, 2013
In an address to the California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday (Oct. 8), in San Francisco, President Chris Johns explained PG&E’s vision for what the utility of the future will look like.
October 8, 2013
PG&E today (Oct. 8) said it welcomes the opportunity to continue its work with the California Public Utilities Commission and San Mateo County communities to validate that the company has completed, as represented, safety-related work on transmission Line 147.
October 8, 2013
In this Currents video interview, PG&E’s Nick Stavropoulos talks about how the company has been improving its gas system — from digitizing records to conducting pressure tests on pipelines. Great companies, says Stavropoulos, who is PG&E’s executive vice president of gas operations, have open communication that fosters a safety culture.
October 7, 2013
Here’s a look at PG&E’s Line 147 in San Carlos and at some of the actions taken by the company as it works to improve the safety of our gas system.
October 3, 2013
PG&E will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or launch new operations in California rather than leave the state. The new rate was approved today by the California Public Utilities Commission.