CPUC Releases Final Decision on PG&E's Opt-Out Proposal

Following the Final Decision from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on February 1, 2012, residential electric and gas customers can now choose either a new SmartMeter™ or a traditional analog meter.

Learn more about the SmartMeter™ Opt-Out Program.

CPUC Releases Independent Report on SmartMeter™ Technology

The California Public Utilities Commission released on September 2, 2010, the findings of its independent, third-party assessment of PG&E’s SmartMeter™ program. Please follow the links below for more information on the report:

Read the PG&E press release about the results of the independent evaluation confirming the accuracy of the SmartMeter™ meters.

SmartMeter™ Program Reports to the CPUC

PG&E reports regularly to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regarding progress of the SmartMeter™ program. The CPUC is the California regulatory authority for PG&E.

Latest reports

April 2013 monthly report (PPT, 723KB)

March 2013 monthly report (PPT, 723 KB)

February 2013 monthly report (PPT, 774 KB)

January 2013 monthly report (PPT, 777 KB)

December 2012 monthly report (PPT, 761 KB)

November 2012 monthly report (PPT, 821 KB)

October 2012 monthly report(PPT, 769 KB)

September 2012 monthly report (PPT, 753 KB)

August 2012 monthly report (PPT, 664 KB)

July 2012 monthly report (PPT, 664 KB)

June 2012 monthly report (PPT, 685 KB)

April-May 2012 monthly report (PPT, 653 KB)

March 2012 monthly report (PPT, 674 KB)

February 2012 monthly report (PPT, 729 KB)

January 2012 monthly report (PPT, 642 KB)

December 2011 monthly report (PPT, 658 KB)

November 2011 monthly report (PPT, 730 KB)

October 2011 monthly report (PDF, 397 KB)

September 2011 semi-annual report (PDF, 308 KB)

August 2011 monthly report (PDF, 410 KB)

July 2011 monthly report (PDF, 204 KB)

June 2011 monthly report (PDF, 699 KB)

May 2011 monthly report (PDF, 210 KB)

April 2011 quarterly report (PDF, 141 KB)

View all reports

California Senate Appearance on April 26, 2010

In comments to a California State Senate panel on April 26, 2010, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Helen Burt outlined findings of the company's review of its SmartMeter™ technology and assured customers the technology is performing up to industry standards.

Read the complete text of her prepared remarks.


SmartMeter™ Program Data

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  • SmartMeter™ gas and electric meters installed as of 03/31/2013

    PG&E joins many other leading utility companies in upgrading customers' traditional meters to SmartMeter™ technology, for a smarter, more efficient power grid.

    See the deployment progress map