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2013-12-19 16:23:42

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) (NYSE: PCG) today issued the following statement regarding Line 147, a 3.8 mile cross-tie gas transmission line on the San Francisco Peninsula. The pipeline has been the subject of questions about its safety by the City of San Carlos. In addition, it has been the subject of a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) proceeding regarding the company's self-reporting of records discrepancies...

2013-12-19 12:24:26

Annual "Campaign for the Community" Raises Funds for Nonprofit Organizations SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6.5 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility's annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign's history and exceeded last year's total by $500,000. Employee...

2013-12-18 20:20:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today declared its fourth quarter 2013 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2013. 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 January 31, 2014, to...

2013-12-12 20:22:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes totaling more than $158 million this week to the 49 counties in which it operates in Northern and Central California. The payments are the first of two installments and represent all property taxes due for the period from July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. PG&E will make a second, identical payment on April 10 to each of the counties for the second half of the 2013/14...

2013-12-06 16:21:28

Advanced technology offers state-of-the-art approach to operations and emergency response SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today unveiled the company's state-of-the-art Gas Control Center. The new facility, which houses both gas control and dispatch in San Ramon, will serve as PG&E's around-the-clock nerve center to monitor all aspects of its natural gas system across a 70,000-square-mile service area. Real-time information...

2013-12-03 16:22:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Board of Directors announced today the election of Gregg Lemler as Vice President of Electric Transmission Operations, effective December 1, 2013. Lemler is responsible for overseeing the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of PG&E's electric transmission system and its substations, and will report to Executive Vice President of Electric Operations Geisha Williams. "Gregg proves his...

2013-11-25 12:23:37

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As customers decorate homes and trees this holiday season, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourages them to keep safety and energy efficiency in mind. Holiday lights bring joy to the season, but they can also bring hazards and added costs to your energy bill. PG&E offers the following holiday lighting tips: Holiday Lighting Efficiency -- Purchase energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) holiday lights. LED lights...

2013-11-22 20:21:49

Fairer, More Equitable, and Simpler Rates Would Take Effect Summer 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today 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. Among other changes, PG&E's proposal would lower the top two rates paid by...

2013-11-18 12:25:07

CPUC Safety and Enforcement Division Also Confirms Safety of Gas Transmission Line 147 in San Carlos SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) has notified Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) that the utility has fulfilled two additional safety recommendations in response to the 2010 pipeline accident in San Bruno. The two completed actions are: -- Integrity Management Program: PG&E reviewed every aspect of its...

2013-11-15 12:21:49

New Line Will Bring Customers in the Central Valley of California Improved Reliability, Jobs, More Renewable Energy SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), MidAmerican Transmission, LLC (MidAmerican Transmission) and Citizens Energy Corporation (Citizens Energy) have been chosen by the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) to develop, own and operate a new transmission line in the Central Valley region of...