April 10, 2014
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.
March 13, 2014
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.
February 28, 2014
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
“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..
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 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.
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.