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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 27, 2014, 12:19 ET
PG&E's Back-to-School Safety Tips (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E Provides A Back-To-School Safety Lesson

As children in the affected region go back to school in the aftermath of the Napa County earthquake, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)...

Aug 25, 2014, 15:16 ET

PG&E Reports Electric Service Restored to Homes and Businesses Impacted by Napa County Earthquake

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is reporting that electric service is restored for 70,000 customers affected by Sunday's Napa County earthquake....

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 14, 2014, 16:24 ET

California Public Utilities Commission Issues Final Decision in PG&E General Rate Case

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued its final decision in Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) 2014 General...

Aug 11, 2014, 18:34 ET
Gold Shovel Standard (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E's Gold Shovel Standard Paves The Way For Safe Excavation

Today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced a new, first-of–its-kind excavation safety standard at an event for construction...

Aug 08, 2014, 13:47 ET
PG&E reminds customers to always call 811 before any digging project (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E Promotes Safe Digging On National 811 Day

 As temperatures continue to be ideal for outdoor projects, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) reminds customers to always call 811 before...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:12 ET
PG&E's cutting-edge gas-sniffing vehicles are 1,000 times more sensitive than traditional equipment. (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

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...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:00 ET

PG&E Celebrates 30 Years of Operations at Helms

  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) marks 30 years of commercial operation at Helms Pumped Storage Project (PSP) this month. The...

Jul 30, 2014, 21:55 ET

PG&E Affirms Commitment to Safety and Expresses Confidence Legal Process Ultimately Will Uphold Company Position

 Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained...

Jul 29, 2014, 13:30 ET

PG&E Gas Executive, Industry Leaders Meet With U.S. Department Of Energy And Obama Administration

 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...

Jul 24, 2014, 13:44 ET
Why Energy Efficiency Matters: Since 1970, California's energy use has remained flat while per capita consumption throughout the rest of the country has doubled. California's energy efficiency has helped the state avoid building at least 30 large power plants. (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E Recognized By Ceres, Clean Edge For Clean Electricity, Energy Efficiency Successes

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing...

Jul 11, 2014, 10:05 ET

PG&E Signs On to New White House Initiative, Announces Actions to Help Small Business Partners Grow and Prosper

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:41 ET
PG&E linemen play a critical role in delivering safe and reliable power to communities throughout Northern and Central California. (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E and IBEW 1245 Celebrate Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW 1245) in...

Jul 03, 2014, 15:19 ET
Electric Safety (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

Celebrate The Fourth Of July Safely With Tips From PG&E

As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) reminds customers to observe the holiday...

Jul 01, 2014, 13:14 ET
One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Gas and Electric Company)

PG&E, CAL FIRE Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk

 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership to help stop wildfires before they start in California....

Jun 26, 2014, 17:10 ET

PG&E and AIA Foundation Announce Opening of Zero Net Energy Design Competition

When the energy industry and cutting-edge architects get together with a single purpose, creating buildings that essentially power themselves, the...

Jun 19, 2014, 19:47 ET

As Summer Approaches, PG&E Offers Electric Safety Tips

As California prepares to celebrate the start of summer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is urging customers to be aware of summertime...