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PG&E Seeks Additional Input from Community on Proposed Southern Santa Clara County Electric Infrastructure Project


Release date: July 12, 2016

Contact: PG&E Corporate Relations 408-282-7140


Morgan Hill, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is working to ensure the continued safety and reliability of the electric system serving the southern Santa Clara County area. South County Power Connect, a proposed new electric infrastructure project to serve 43,000 customers in Morgan Hill, Gilroy and surrounding communities, will do just that. Following two successful rounds of community outreach, PG&E will once again seek the community's feedback during a third round of open houses. These meetings will provide an opportunity for attendees to consider potential substation site options and refined transmission line corridors.


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PG&E Returns to Community for Feedback on Proposed Southern Santa Clara County Electric Infrastructure Project


Release date: February 04, 2016

Contact: PG&E Corporate Relations 408-282-7140


Morgan Hill, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced a new infrastructure project to increase the capacity and reliability of the electric system serving southern Santa Clara County including Gilroy, Morgan Hill and surrounding communities. Known as South County Power Connect, the proposed project will include building a new substation and two new transmission lines, as well as upgrading surrounding transmission lines. These critical investments will allow PG&E to respond to the growing energy demands of its 43,000 electric customers in the region.


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South County Power Connect Open Houses Provide Community with Opportunity to Get Involved


Release date: December 04, 2015

Contact: PG&E Corporate Relations at 408-282-7140


PG&E's South County Power Connect team hosted its first series of open houses in September to help introduce the proposed electric infrastructure project to the southern Santa Clara County community.


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PG&E Announces Proposed Project to Strengthen Grid and Improve Reliability in Southern Santa Clara County


Release date: September 18, 2015

Contact: PG&E Corporate Relations at 408-282-7140


Morgan Hill, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced a new infrastructure project to increase the capacity and reliability of the electric system serving southern Santa Clara County including Gilroy, Morgan Hill and surrounding communities.  Known as South County Power Connect, the proposed project will include building a new substation and two new transmission lines, as well as upgrading surrounding transmission lines.  These critical investments will allow PG&E to respond to the growing energy demands of its 43,000 electric customers in the region.


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PG&E Wins Right to Develop Two New Transmission Substations

New Substations Will Bring Customers Improved Electric Reliability

Release date: March 12, 2015

Contact: PG&E External Communications at 415-973-5930


SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) is pleased to have been selected by the California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO) to build, own and operate two new electric substations in California's Central Valley and South Bay.


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For additional questions, please contact us by phone at 1-888-743-0145 or by email at southcountypc@pge.com.


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