PG&E Banner Thanking Troops Delivered to Surgical Platoon in Afghanistan
This past summer, PG&E paid tribute to the military by giving away tickets to two Sonoma Raceway events. At each race, PG&E prepared two large banners for race fans to sign and express their gratitude — one to troops serving overseas and the other to the Red Cross and other first responders.PG&E Banner Thanking Troops Delivered to Surgical Platoon in Afghanistan
A Half Century Later, a Father's 1955 Rescue by PG&E Crews Evokes Memories for Son
After the death of his father, Robert Trujillo discovered a journal that told the story of a 1955 accident in a rocky canyon and a valiant rescue by a large crew of PG&E construction workers. Trujillo, who lives in El Dorado Hills, recently reached out to PG&E and we wanted to share the tale with Currents readers.A Half Century Later, a Father's 1955 Rescue by PG&E Crews Evokes Memories
PG&E, MidAmerican Transmission, Citizens Energy to Develop Electric Transmission Line in Central Valley
PG&E, MidAmerican Transmission, LLC and Citizens Energy Corporation have been chosen by the California Independent System Operator Corporation to develop a new 70-mile transmission line to address the growing power demand in the greater Fresno area. The 230-kilovolt (kV) line will span across Fresno, Madera and Kings counties, running from the Gates to Gregg substations, which are owned and operated by PG&E.PG&E, MidAmerican Transmission, Citizens Energy to Develop Electric Transmission
PG&E Proposal Would Mean Fairer, Simpler Residential Electric Rates by Summer 2014
PG&E today (Nov. 22) asked state regulators for approval to begin reforming its system of residential electric rates to tie them more closely to actual costs. This proposal, if accepted, would take effect in time to help many customers with high summer bills. Among other changes, PG&E's proposal would lower the top two rates paid by customers by an average of about $0.05 per kilowatt-hour, helping to reduce bill shocks that arise from prolonged heat waves when customers need to run air conditioners long into the evening hours.PG&E Proposal Would Mean Fairer, Simpler Residential Electric Rates
Recent PG&E Press Releases
November 5, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said that it will present a plan to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for a review of quality assurance...
October 22, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is testing a new wirelessly controlled twenty-foot long robot to inspect its gas transmission pipelines as part of the utility's effort...
PG&E Focused on Earthquake Preparedness and Reminds Customers to be Ready As Well During Loma Prieta Anniversary
October 16, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Serving an area that is prone to earthquakes and other natural disasters, emergency preparedness for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and its customers is critically important.
October 3, 2013 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or...
Recent PG&E Related Media Stories
November 11, 2013 When a disaster does occur, a grant of $10,000 by Pacific Gas and Electric Company to Second Harvest Food Bank will help the nonprofit provide meals to those affected.Source: Register-Pajaronian
November 9, 2013 The Red Cross wants the neighborhoods surrounding Yuba City High School to know that if they see groups going door to door, they're not looking for donations; they're looking to prevent...Source: Appeal-Democrat
November 8, 2013 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and Electric Vehicles International (EVI) recently unveiled the utility industry's first plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) drivetrain Class 5 work trucks.Source: T&D World Magazine
November 8, 2013 PG&E is implementing time-of-use pricing for their small and medium business customers in Willits and across the state. During the peak hours between noon and 6 p.m. businesses will be charged...Source: Willits News
Recent Blog Postings
December 10, 2013 The wind industry once again this year faces the possible demise of its 2.3 cent-per-kilowatt-hour production tax credit. As Jonathan Marshall writes in his NEXT100 blog, the on-again, off-again credits have...
December 9, 2013 Employee volunteers help with toy drive, food distribution and seasonal giving at events in San Luis Obispo County, Fresno and Ceres.
December 9, 2013 A decades-old holiday tradition in downtown San Jose has managed to get even more festive this year. Christmas in the Park runs from Thanksgiving weekend through early January in Plaza de...
December 6, 2013 Veronica Gibson, a PG&E employee featured in a series of print and online ads, works as a technician at the Colusa Power Plant. Gibson says her "go-get-it attitude" has helped her...