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2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...

2014-09-16 20:28:04

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today declared its third-quarter 2014 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. In addition, PG&E Corporation's utility subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, today declared the regular preferred stock dividend for the three-month period ending October 31, 2014, to...

2014-09-15 16:23:12

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today 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. The communications...

2014-09-11 20:20:57

Company Earns Distinction for Seventh Consecutive Year for Commitment to Customers, Communities, Employees and the Environment SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation today announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the...

2014-09-03 16:22:33

Utility Participates in Several Community Events throughout the Month to Share Safety and Preparedness Information and Demonstrate Gas and Electric Hazards with Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week's 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa County was a forceful reminder that we all live in a seismically active region. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is sharing preparedness information with customers, especially for natural disasters that are more common to...

2014-09-02 20:21:13

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today 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. Today, the CPUC's administrative law judges released a recommended penalty resulting from the...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-27 20:20:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is asking for the public's assistance in providing any information that could help lead to the apprehension of the individuals who stole construction equipment from its Metcalf Substation south of San Jose. The company is working closely with law enforcement on a full investigation of the incident, and asks the public to contact the Santa Clara Sheriff's Department's 24 hour crime tip hotline at...

2014-08-27 12:24:32

"Safe Kids" Program Helps Prevent Serious Injuries Inside and Outside the Home SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As children in the affected region go back to school in the aftermath of the Napa County earthquake, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) would like to take this opportunity to remind Northern and Central California families and educators to discuss with their students how to stay safe around electricity and natural gas inside and outside the home....

2014-08-25 16:21:06

Company Gas Service Representatives to Conduct Courtesy Gas Safety Checks Today SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company is reporting that electric service is restored for 70,000 customers affected by Sunday's Napa County earthquake. The company continues to conduct gas safety surveys in the areas impacted by the Napa County earthquake. PG&E proactively lowered the operating pressure of its Sonoma/Napa transmission pipeline system and conducted two...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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