May 20, 2013
May 19-25 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that emphasizes the need for increased pet owner responsibility in the prevention of dog bites. PG&E, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric remind customers to keep dogs secure when a utility worker is scheduled to visit a home or business.
May 20, 2013
2013 is a pivotal year for PG&E, its customers, and the state’s economy. The CPUC is reviewing PG&E’s proposed General Rate Case for the years 2014 to 2016. At issue are the resources the utility needs to safely and reliably operate, maintain and modernize its gas and electric distribution and electric generation systems. PG&E believes it can achieve these important benefits at a reasonable cost to customers.
May 17, 2013
SNL Energy, an energy-industry news website, wrote about PG&E’s pipeline-safety progress and the construction of its $35 million gas control center in San Ramon. Mel Christopher, PG&E’s senior director of gas system operations, and Jesus Soto Jr., the company’s senior vice president of gas transmission operations, were quoted.
May 14, 2013
America needs to invest in its energy infrastructure and system improvements if it expects to reap the benefits of the abundance of affordable gas, one of PG&E’s top leaders told Congress today. Jesus Soto Jr., PG&E’s senior vice president of Gas Transmission Operations, participated in a U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ natural gas forum
May 10, 2013
Springtime is a season for celebrating. And for those who choose helium-filled metallic balloons as part of their Mother’s Day and graduation gift giving, PG&E stresses caution.
April 29, 2013
PG&E owes it to our communities – the places where our customers and employees call home – to work every day toward becoming the safest, most reliable gas system in the nation. Here’s how this is happening, writes Nick Stavropoulos, PG&E’s executive vice president of Gas Operations.
April 24, 2013
PG&E joined local officials from Solano County today at an event to boost awareness of the importance of calling 811 before any digging project. Held at the Solano Community College’s Vallejo Campus, the event coincided with National Safe Digging Month.
April 23, 2013
Public safety officials from Fresno and Madera counties are now armed with $25,000 from PG&E to help launch a new Central Valley Task Force on public safety and raise awareness of calling 811 before a digging project. PG&E’s Nick Stavropoulos, executive vice president of gas operations, announced the gift and formation of the Central Valley 811 Task Force.
April 18, 2013
As part of April’s National Safe Digging Month, PG&E conducted emergency responder training at its San Carlos Service Center for fire, police, and emergency services departments in San Mateo County today. Prior to the training, it was announced that a Peninsula 811 Task Force to increase the awareness of calling 811 before any digging project.
April 17, 2013
PG&E will be working with fire chiefs in Alameda County and other officials to increase the understanding and importance of calling 811 before a digging project, the company said today (April 17). John Higgins, PG&E’s senior director of gas distribution operations, and Renee Domingo, the director of emergency services and homeland security for Oakland, will be the co-chairs of the new Alameda County 811 Task Force.
April 17, 2013
In a unique business arrangement, Fresno County Horse Park — one of the nation’s oldest competitive equestrian event centers — has leased property from PG&E since 1957. Through decades, the two have fostered a relationship that works. The collaboration is even more critical today as PG&E soon will start a gas pipeline construction project that will run directly through the horse park arena this summer.
April 17, 2013
PG&E electric crews worked through the night to continue repairing equipment damaged at the Metcalf Transmission Substation.
April 16, 2013
Madera County’s Bass Lake residents are celebrating the completion of a seismic retrofit project at Crane Valley Dam now that PG&E has wrapped up two years of construction that ensures the dam’s safety for years to come.
April 12, 2013
Residents and business owners say they’re thrilled PG&E is replacing old streetlights on Main Street in this one-time Gold Rush mining town.
April 5, 2013
PG&E has scheduled open houses in April in El Dorado, Shasta and Madera counties as part of its public outreach to residents and business owners immediately downstream of its dams.