PG&E has asked the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to raise natural gas rates by $1 billion over three years, but a ratepayer’s advocacy group is trying to prevent them from doing so.
Installation of new devices to detect the sounds of gunshots in San Francisco will move forward after the utility company PG&E agreed Friday to drastically lower its fees.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.
Power has been restored to nearly half of the more than 4,000 PG&E customers affected by an outage in San Francisco Friday morning, a utility spokesman said.
CPUC President Peevey Won’t Seek Reappointment At End Of Term Amid Flap Over Inappropriate PG&E Emails
California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey announced Thursday that he will not seek reappointment to a new term amid criticism over inappropriate email exchanges between CPUC and PG&E over regulatory proceedings.
PG&E released a second batch of private emails between its staff and the California Public Utilities Commission Monday and said it believes both sets of messages violated commission rules.
A large power outage is affecting traffic signals and about 2,200 homes and businesses in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area Thursday morning, a PG&E spokesman said.
Some Bay Area fishermen are suing Pacific Gas & Electric, claiming the utility is responsible for massive contamination in and around Fisherman’s Wharf.
The bodies discovered decomposing Wednesday in an apartment complex in Mountain View that had a strong gas odor were father Lian Liu and his son.
Thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers are without power in the East Bay and San Jose Thursday morning due to fallen power lines.