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2014-08-06 16:32:07

Utility Will Replace All Cast Iron Pipe and Commits to Significantly Reduce Minor Leak Backlog--Helping Cut Emissions--by End of 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By the end of 2014, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will have replaced all 2,243 miles of its cast iron gas distribution pipe--which can be prone to leaks--with new, modern materials. This announcement makes PG&E one of the first utilities of comparable size and age to complete such an action....

2014-08-01 16:21:41

Hydroelectric Plant Delivers Safe, Clean, Affordable Energy to 900,000 Homes FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) marks 30 years of commercial operation at Helms Pumped Storage Project (PSP) this month. The hydroelectric facility was considered an engineering marvel when it was built and came on line in 1984, and continues to play a vital role today as well in California's clean energy future. Helms operators can take the plant...

2014-07-31 12:23:39

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation's (NYSE: PCG) news release disclosing its second-quarter 2014 financial results has been furnished this morning to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml) and is now available on PG&E Corporation's website at...

2014-07-31 00:20:19

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained within a superseding indictment formally filed today are unwarranted. The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation following the 2010 explosion of a...

2014-07-30 04:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Attorney's Office today altered its allegations against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, filing a new indictment that will replace an indictment filed in April. According to a news release issued by United States Attorney Melinda Haag, the superseding indictment alleges that PG&E obstructed the NTSB's investigation that began immediately after the San Bruno explosion. Additionally, the superseding indictment charges PG&E with 27...

2014-07-29 12:37:08

California's Largest Utility Announces Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At The White House today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with leaders from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other natural gas companies, presented plans aimed at reducing methane emissions and curbing climate change. PG&E Executive Vice President Nick Stavropoulos participated in the discussion and outlined the company's actions...

2014-07-24 16:22:17

Utility's Renewable Energy Portfolio, Effective Energy Efficiency Programs Touted in National Report SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge...

2014-07-11 12:22:13

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for goods and services and promote better access to financing. The company's commitment came today as it signed on to a new White House effort known as the Small Business Supplier Financing Initiative. President Barack Obama announced the initiative this morning at a White House meeting which included PG&E...

2014-07-10 16:21:44

Honoring the Dedication, Focus and Skill Required to Safely and Reliably Power Northern and Central California SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW 1245) in celebration of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day on Thursday, July 10. The recognition day, which was recently designated by the California State Assembly, acknowledges the critical role...

2014-07-03 16:21:26

Simple precautions ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend SAN FRANCISCO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) reminds customers to observe the holiday safely. "Please ensure that safety doesn't take a holiday this weekend," said Janet Loduca, PG&E's vice president of Safety, Health & Environment. "Whether you're attending a parade in hot weather, barbequing with friends and family, or enjoying...


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