Pacific Gas and Electric

Frank Lindh (CPUC)

Lead CPUC Lawyer Recused From PG&E San Bruno Explosion Case

The lead attorney for California’s utility regulator has recused himself from the agency’s investigation into how much Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should be fined for the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

06/27/2013

San Bruno gas pipeline blast

Audit Shows PG&E Did Not Spend $50M Targeted For Pipeline Maintenance

An audit says Pacific Gas and Electric Co. did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.

06/04/2013

Power Pole Fire

Power Pole Fires Spark Outages Across San Francisco

PG&E mobilized utility crews from the East Bay to help repair a number of power outages in San Francisco on Sunday.

05/26/2013

California firefighter Martin Medina mops-up a fire during a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Record $2.25B PG&E Fine Recommended For San Bruno Explosion

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

A worker surveys a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mediator Selection In San Bruno Explosion Settlement Talks Draw Mixed Reaction

Former Sen. George Mitchell has been selected by the California Public Utilities Commission to mediate negotiations with PG&E over fines and penalties related to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

10/16/2012

Shell Gasoline

San Francisco Clean Power Proposal May Profit Shell Oil, Raise Rates

San Francisco took another step Wednesday towards signing a controversial contract with Shell Energy to provide renewable energy to households in the city at rates higher than Pacific Gas and Electric.

09/13/2012

PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

PG&E Report Lists 239 Gas Lines ‘At Risk Of Failing’

Pacific Gas and Electric considers 239 of its natural gas transmission lines to be at risk of failing – in a fashion similar to the line that exploded in San Bruno almost two years ago.

07/02/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E Execs Knew About Social Media Snooping Over SmartMarters

The former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. employee who spied on SmartMeter opponents did not act alone, according to California energy regulators.

04/26/2012

California firefighter Martin Medina mops-up a fire during a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

San Bruno Announces $70M Blast Settlement With PG&E

San Bruno city officials announced Monday that a $70 million settlement has been reached with PG&E for restitution for the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in the city.

03/12/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

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