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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...

2014-03-26 20:20:50

Utility On Track to Meet State Goal of 33 Percent by 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an important milestone for California's Renewables Portfolio Standard - the utility delivered 22.5 percent of its power from eligible renewable resources in 2013 and is on track to meet the state's clean energy goals for 2020 and beyond. This marks the first time that renewable energy deliveries - including solar, wind,...

2014-03-13 20:22:53

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a decision by state regulators today, PG&E will begin reaching out to owners of master-metered mobile home parks (MHPs) in Northern and Central California for a three-year voluntary pilot program to install new gas and electric service for their residents. The statewide pilot program, ordered by the California Public Utilities Commission, closely follows a proposal put forward by PG&E last year to upgrade public safety...

2014-03-13 12:21:54

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,323.33, up 0.37%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.07% to 16,340.08, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,868.20, up 0.03%. The gains were narrow based as four out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index closed the day at 203.31, up 1.28%, and the same has...

2014-03-12 16:22:05

37 Schools in Northern and Central California Receive Funding for Energy Projects SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to renewable energy education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced 37 recipients who will receive Bright Ideas Grants totaling more than $255,000. The Bright Ideas Grants program helps to support the understanding of renewable energy in public schools throughout Northern and...

2014-03-07 20:20:31

Utility Encourages Right Tree in the Right Place and Calling 811 Before Planting SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California celebrates Arbor Week from March 7-14, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is urging customers to take steps to safely plant the right trees in the right place. Trees may eventually grow to heights that can interfere with overhead power lines--regardless of their size when planted. That is why it is important to plant the "right tree, in the right...

2014-03-06 16:23:39

Investment in Infrastructure and Smart Grid Technology Helped PG&E Safely Achieve Record Reliability for Customers in 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced today the successful completion of its Cornerstone Project--an initiative which helped the utility achieve record electric reliability delivered to its customers in 2013. This multi-year effort was created to improve electric service for customers by focusing on reducing both the...

2014-03-05 12:22:22

Eleventh Straight Year of Record Growth Plays a Role in Benefiting California's Economy SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) today announced that it spent $2.3 billion with diverse suppliers in 2013, accounting for 42.1 percent of its total procurement budget. This total represents an increase of $265.2 million from 2012. "Our focus on supplier diversity has given new opportunities to thousands of businesses, allowing them to grow and hire,...

2014-02-20 20:22:42

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today the appointment of Sumeet Singh as Vice President of Asset and Risk Management in Gas Operations. Previously, Singh served as Senior Director of Asset Knowledge Management and Integrity Management, where he led the effort to successfully close out critical National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations, including the verification of the Maximum Allowable Operating...

2014-02-20 12:23:32

Report Finds PG&E Contributed $22.2 Billion of Economic Activity and Supported Nearly 71,600 California Jobs in 2012 SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released today shows that Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) not only provides more than 15 million Californians with safe, reliable and affordable gas and electricity, but also helps drive California's economy. New research shows that PG&E contributed $22.2 billion of economic activity and supported nearly...


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