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Simple Steps Can Make a Big Impact on Reducing Risk and Keeping Homes Safer
July 29, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — According to the National Fire Protection Association, the risk of home structure fire fatalities was 55% lower in homes with working smoke alarms. In the sixth ...

State's Grid Operator Asks Californians to Conserve Energy Today Due to High Energy Demand and Tight Supplies Across the West
July 28, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With higher than normal temperatures forecast in some parts of California today, the state's power grid operator is asking residents statewide to voluntarily conserve electricity this ...

PG&E Announces Major New Electric Infrastructure Safety Initiative to Protect Communities from Wildfire Threat; Undergrounding 10,000 Miles of Power Lines in Highest Fire-Threat Areas
July 21, 2021  CHICO, Calif. — PG&E today announced a major new initiative to expand the undergrounding of electric distribution power lines in High Fire Threat Districts (HFTD) to further harden its system ...

Learn the Do's and Don'ts of Fire-Resistant Landscaping
July 14, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — As temperatures rise across the state, Californians continue to search for ways to prepare their homes before the height of wildfire season. PG&E's new digital video ...

State's Grid Operator Asks Electric Customers Across California to Conserve Power Today from 4-9 p.m.
July 12, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With electric transmission lines from Oregon still threatened due to the fast-growing Bootleg Fire and continued hot temperatures in California and throughout the West, the state's ...

State’s Grid Operator Asks Electric Customers Across California to Conserve Power Saturday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
July 10, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—As a growing wildfire in Southern Oregon threatens transmission lines used to import energy to California, coupled with continued extreme temperatures across much of the ...

State’s Grid Operator Asks Electric Customers Across California to Conserve Power Friday as Heat Wave Set to Increase Energy Demand Across the West
July 08, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With extreme temperatures forecast across much of California on Friday (July 9), the state’s grid operator is asking residents to ...

Online Video Series Helps Californians Prepare Emergency Kits and Plans
July 07, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — As California enters the height of wildfire season, PG&E is continuing to offer information to help all Californians protect their homes and communities. In the fourth ...

Keeping Customers Connected: Suspension of Energy Service Disconnections Extended to September 30, 2021
July 06, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — PG&E announced today that it will extend the moratorium on utility service disconnections through September 30, 2021. The moratorium was put in place in March 2020 ...

With Hot Temperatures and Dry Conditions across California, It's More Important Than Ever to Put Safety First This Fourth of July
July 02, 2021  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — This Fourth of July brings the first major holiday since California officials lifted guidelines related to COVID-19, and that means many more residents will celebrate the ...

 

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