PG&E is reporting higher earnings this last quarter than the same time last year despite penalties from the San Bruno pipeline explosion.
The former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. employee who spied on SmartMeter opponents did not act alone, according to California energy regulators.
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.
California regulators said Pacific Gas & Electric Co. can start charging its customers fees to avoid having wireless utility meters installed in their homes.
A possible opt-out plan for state utilities is still months away from coming to fruition.
Santa Cruz’s City Council filed a petition this week for the ability to opt out of PG&E’s SmartMeter program because of health risk concerns.
A Mountain View couple who convinced a judge the SmartMeter installed in their home by Pacific Gas and Electric overbilled them for electricity use has reignited debate about the accuracy of the devices.
California regulators have approved a plan allowing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to charge its customers more for electricity to make up for profits lost when SmartMeters were installed.
Some Pacific Gas and Electric Co. SmartMeters can overcharge customers when they become too hot.
An environmental advocacy group has thrown its support behind PG&E’s SmartMeter program.