Welcome to PG&E's Kern Division

Welcome to PG&E's Kern Division, which covers 4,700-square miles in Kern County and parts of eastern San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. That includes the cities of Arvin, Bakersfield, Maricopa, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Taft, Wasco, Needles and Buttonwillow. On this page, you'll find news and essential information about PG&E in your hometown. Whether you visit our H Street office in Bakersfield to pay your bill or recognize our blue trucks and local employees, we're proud to be part of the community and happy to provide you with safe, reliable, clean and affordable energy.


Bakersfield lineman Shawn Kelly takes every precaution working in the Valley’s summer heat with temperatures often lingering in triple digits.

In Bakersfield, Employees Stay Safe When the Heat Is On


In Bakersfield, employees stay safe when the heat is on... Read More

Kern County: PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Summer Jobs Program Graduates

Jennifer Tejada had many firsts this summer. She landed her first job. She cashed her first paycheck...

Kern County: Safe Digging Workshop Targets Farmers

There's no way around it. Farm operations require digging, earth-moving equipment and construction — and all of this happens...