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2013-10-06 00:20:09

Utility is taking steps to be able to safely and effectively shut off service to San Carlos pipeline in compliance with Superior Court order SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) today said customers in San Carlos, Calif., can be assured that a natural gas transmission pipeline in their community is being operated in a completely safe manner. In addition, PG&E said that despite the line being operated safely, the company is...

2013-10-03 16:21:06

Program for Eligible Businesses Will Help Retain and Attract Jobs in California SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or launch new operations in California rather than leave the state. The new rate, approved today by the California Public Utilities Commission, is designed to...

2013-10-02 16:21:34

Ready Neighborhoods Initiative Hosts Local Events in Honor of National Fire Prevention Month SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an important milestone in honor of National Fire Prevention Month -training, educating or engaging more than 700,000 residents throughout Northern and Central California as part of the Ready Neighborhoods initiative. In 2012, PG&E announced a $2.5 million initiative to...

2013-10-02 00:20:17

Report Outlines Utility's Progress in Modernizing the Electric Grid SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today provided an update to state regulators showing the utility's progress on its Smart Grid plan for modernizing the electric grid to improve safety and reliability while delivering a host of energy and cost savings to customers. The report also describes how new and future Smart Grid projects enable the grid to accommodate new...

2013-09-27 16:21:25

Utility Provides Energy Statement in Spanish to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers spoke, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) listened. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, PG&E today unveiled a new energy statement in Spanish at a community fair at the Mexican Consulate in Fresno. The utility's Spanish-speaking customers can request to receive an all new energy statement in their own language, featuring a...

2013-09-19 20:20:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its Board of Directors appointed Barry Anderson as Vice President of Emergency Preparedness and Response, Patrick Hogan as Vice President of Electric Operations Asset Management and Mallik Angalakudati as Vice President of Financial and Resource Management in Gas Operations. "Barry, Patrick and Mallik have outstanding track records at several of America's leading utilities,"...

2013-09-18 12:24:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today declared its third quarter 2013 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 30, 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 October 31, 2013, to...

2013-09-17 20:20:41

Report Outlines Progress in Safety, Environmental Performance, Customer Solutions and Economic Vitality, Among Other Areas of Sustainability SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report today, outlining its progress in safety, environmental performance, customer solutions and economic vitality, among other areas of sustainability. The report also captures PG&E's focus on elevating its...

2013-09-16 16:21:08

As Part of National Farm Safety & Health Week, PG&E Urges Workers to Always Use Caution around Electric and Gas Lines to Avoid Serious Accidents SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges farm workers to practice safe behavior when working and operating equipment around electric and gas lines as part of National Farm and Safety Health Week, which runs from September 15-21. Overhead power lines and underground gas and electric lines often...

2013-09-12 16:21:50

First Utility in California to Provide Energy Statement in Chinese SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers spoke, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) listened. The utility today unveils a new energy statement in Chinese at a community fair in the San Francisco's Chinatown. Starting in September, the utility's Chinese-speaking customers can request to receive an all new energy statement in their own language, featuring a larger type size, at-a-glance...