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2014-04-18 16:21:19

Earthquake Models Help Identify Potentially Impacted Areas so Resiliency Plans, Resources and Materials Can Be Focused on Where They Will Be Needed Most SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help ensure safe and reliable operations. During Earthquake Preparedness Month in April, and on the anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...

2014-04-16 16:27:00

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United States Power Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/united_states_power_report_q2_2013.htmlIncludes 3 FREE quarterlyupdatesBMI View: The fact that the US spent most of January 2014 in the grip of a polar vortex, which senttemperatures plummeting to record lows, served to underscore some of our long-held views on US coal-gasdynamics. We have long believed...

2014-04-15 12:24:12

Utility Franchise Fees and Property Taxes Fund 49 Counties and 243 Cities in its Service Area SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it provides service to 15 million Californians. "We have the privilege of serving more than 15 million Californians," said Kent Harvey, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief...

2014-04-10 16:21:23

$250,000 Reward Offered to Assist Law Enforcement Investigation SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it is contributing a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who fired gunshots that caused extensive damage to its Metcalf Transmission Substation near San Jose nearly one year ago. Over the past year, PG&E's Electric Operations team has partnered closely with...

2014-04-03 16:21:30

Utility Aims to Achieve More than 50,000 Employee Volunteer Hours in 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Volunteer Month in April, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an unprecedented employee volunteerism goal for the company of 50,000 employee volunteer hours in 2014. This goal is supported by the company's Month of Service program, which will feature over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central...

2014-04-02 16:34:40

A Free Service Helps to Keep Communities Safe SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every six minutes in America, an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first making the free call to 8-1-1. Ahead of the 2014 construction season, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds California homeowners and contractors to make a free call to 8-1-1 at least two business days before any digging project. The free service helps get all underground...

2014-04-01 20:21:08

'Nothing will distract us from our mission of providing customers and their families with the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country' SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, pledged to stay focused on building the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country despite what it expects will be a lengthy legal process to demonstrate that federal criminal charges filed today...

2014-03-31 16:22:28

Customers urged to have an emergency plan, supply kits and remember critical electric and gas safety information to prepare for natural disasters SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a...

2014-03-27 16:22:28

We've learned the tragic lesson of San Bruno that safety must always come first SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), today filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that they expect that the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline accident. The...


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