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2013-07-19 16:20:58

Utility's Employee Resource Groups Reward Students for Well-Rounded Achievements SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), its ten Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Pacific Service Employees Association recently awarded $319,000 in scholarships to 175 students from Northern and Central California. Students received scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 in recognition of their demonstrated excellence in leadership, community...

2013-07-16 20:20:35

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) released the following statement from Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Tom Bottorff in response to the California Public Utilities Commission staff's revised penalty recommendation for the San Bruno accident, PG&E's operation of its gas transmission pipeline system in or near locations of higher population density, and recordkeeping investigations: "In its zeal to punish...

2013-07-10 16:22:02

Utility's San Francisco Service Center Garage on Folsom Street Earns Highest LEED(TM) Certification Possible SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(TM)) Platinum Certification for the major remodel of its 145,000 square foot San Francisco Service Center Garage at 2270 Folsom Street. The building, constructed in 1929, is primarily used to house gas and electric service...

2013-07-02 16:21:39

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans celebrate Independence Day later this week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to take precaution. Last year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported a minimum of six fireworks-related deaths and an estimated 8,700 firework-related injuries that sent victims to the emergency room. PG&E offers the following tips for a safe 4(th) of July celebration: "Look Up and Live!" -...

2013-07-01 20:20:29

Utility Ready to Respond as Second Worst Heat Wave since 1995 Is Forecast SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is urging customers to conserve electricity in response to a Flex Alert called for today and tomorrow, July 1-2, 2013, by the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), which manages the state's power grid. A Flex Alert is an urgent call to immediately conserve electricity and shift demand to off-peak...

2013-07-01 12:22:56

Taking Advantage of Utility Programs to Manage Energy Can Lower Bills SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As residential customers crank up their air conditioners and other appliances this summer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers a wide array of programs, incentives, and tips for saving money by managing electricity use at home. Managing energy use is the key to avoiding unwelcome bill surprises wherever you live, but especially here in California, where...

2013-06-28 20:20:30

Economic Study Details $2 Billion Impact from Plant Sales, Purchases, and Payrolls AVILA BEACH, Calif., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study led by the Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business calculates the total annual economic impact of Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) at $2 billion nationwide, $1.1 billion in California, and $920 million in San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara counties. The report also estimates that the...

2013-06-28 16:20:41

Gas Safety Plan Provides Overview of PG&E's Efforts to Strengthen Safety-First Culture SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today filed with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) an annual update on the utility's current and future work to enhance gas system safety. PG&E's 2013 Gas Safety Plan addresses every aspect of its gas operations, and details what the company is doing to maintain a safety-first culture....

2013-06-27 12:23:40

Successful Transaction Reflects PG&E's Commitment to Supplier Diversity SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) employed four diverse-owned investment banks to help manage an offering of $750 million of 10-year and 30-year senior notes that closed successfully on June 14. CastleOak Securities, an African American-owned investment bank headquartered in New York City, was one of...

2013-06-26 16:21:51

Customized "smart pig" in-line inspection tool by 3P Services will help to improve safety and integrity of pipelines SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its efforts to enhance pipeline safety throughout Northern and Central California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it will add a new, customized in-line inspection device to its growing suite of technology used in the field. Working from inside of natural gas pipelines, this...