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Dec 18, 2014, 19:40 ET PG&E Pays $172 million to California Counties

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make...


Dec 12, 2014, 09:00 ET PG&E Power Restoration Teams Continue To Work Around The Clock As Major Storm Subsides

 As a historic winter storm begins to subside in Northern and Central California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews continue to...


Nov 28, 2014, 04:30 ET Apply Now! PG&E Announces Applications For 100 Scholarships Available

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that applications are now available for scholarships for college-bound high school...


Nov 25, 2014, 20:20 ET Make Decorating with Holiday Lights Safe, Efficient and Fun

 Every Thanksgiving, after the turkey has been devoured and families settle down for an evening of parades and football, many people begin...


Nov 14, 2014, 11:00 ET PG&E Offers Ways to Save on Refrigerator Recycling and Purchases

 Like unwanted house guests who overstay their welcome, old refrigerators can get in the way and drain your resources. Fortunately, they are...


Oct 21, 2014, 08:00 ET PG&E Team Wins Championship Honors In 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo

 In an elite competition that tests safety training and technical skills, the team of Anthony Albright, Adam Beene and J.P. Richard...


Oct 13, 2014, 15:50 ET PG&E and Florida Power & Light Sign Unique Cross-Continent Mutual Aid Agreement

 The states of California and Florida are no strangers to natural disasters that can cause extensive power outages and significant damage to...


Oct 06, 2014, 16:30 ET PG&E Self-Reports Additional Emails To CPUC

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today reported additional communications that it believes violated California Public Utilities...


Sep 15, 2014, 16:13 ET PG&E Takes Action to Address Ex Parte Communication Issues Identified in Self-Report to CPUC Today; Pledges 'No Excuses' Compliance

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today notified the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that an extensive internal review...


Sep 11, 2014, 19:35 ET PG&E Corporation Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

 PG&E Corporation today announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists...


Sep 03, 2014, 14:40 ET Recent Earthquake in Napa County Reminder to PG&E Customers to "Be Prepared" During National Preparedness Month

 Last week's 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa County was a forceful reminder that we all live in a seismically active region.  Pacific Gas...


Sep 02, 2014, 20:04 ET PG&E Seeks Reasonable, Proportionate CPUC Penalty That Takes Into Account Investments And Advances In Safety Since San Bruno Explosion

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said that a penalty being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in...


Aug 27, 2014, 19:15 ET PG&E Asks for Public's Help to Support Theft Investigation at Metcalf Substation

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is asking for the public's assistance in providing any information that could help lead to the...


Aug 24, 2014, 20:58 ET PG&E Continues Earthquake Restoration; Extensive Focus on Ensuring Gas Safety

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is continuing to restore electric and gas service following an early morning 6.0 magnitude...


Aug 24, 2014, 17:38 ET PG&E Restoring Services Impacted by Major Earthquake in South Napa Region of California

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) emergency crews are responding to power outages and service disruptions caused...


Aug 15, 2014, 17:47 ET PG&E Names Helen Burt SVP Of Corporate Affairs, Laurie Giammona SVP And Chief Customer Officer

Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced today that Helen A. Burt has been named to lead the utility's Corporate Affairs team. In her new role,...


Aug 06, 2014, 16:12 ET PG&E Accelerates Natural Gas Repairs And Enhances Public Safety

 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...


May 28, 2014, 17:18 ET PG&E Invests In Infrastructure To Safely And Reliably Support Summer Electric Demand

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is completing key electric infrastructure projects throughout its service area to ensure customers receive safe...


Jan 08, 2014, 21:30 ET PG&E Warns Of Scam Emails, Calls

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has learned of an email scam targeting residents across the United States. The utility has...


Oct 08, 2013, 18:49 ET PG&E Welcomes Opportunity To Demonstrate Safety Of Line 147

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said it welcomes the opportunity to continue its work with the California Public Utilities...


Jun 27, 2013, 11:56 ET Pacific Gas And Electric Company Announces Expiration And Final Results Of Its Previously Announced Cash Tender Offer

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today the expiration of its previously announced tender offer for up to $500 million in...


May 09, 2013, 16:00 ET PG&E And AIA San Francisco Announce Opening Of Competition For Zero Net Energy Building Designs

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) joins American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter (AIASF), in partnership with Tenderloin...


May 08, 2013, 17:29 ET PG&E Lauds U.S. Senators Shaheen And Portman For Leadership In Introducing Important Energy Efficiency Legislation

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today expressed appreciation to U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) for their...


Apr 22, 2013, 12:00 ET PG&E Named "Corporation Of The Year" For Supporting Minority Business Development

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been named  "Corporation of the Year" for the third year in a row by the Northern...


Apr 02, 2013, 09:00 ET Hispanicbusiness Inc. clasifica a PG&E como una de las 25 mejores empresas de Estados Unidos por diversidad de proveedores

  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) ha sido reconocida como una de las 25 mejores compañías a nivel nacional...