California in a Better Position To Avoid Energy Crisis Currently Gripping TexasWhile California is no stranger to problems with its power grid, energy experts say the snowstorm that have thrown Texas into darkness and caused widespread outages is unique in a number of ways.
COVID: PG&E Extends Moratorium on Pandemic-Related Service Disconnections Through June 30PG&E customers will not lose utility service through June 30, 2021 because of a failure to pay their bill as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, following an extension Friday of the state's utility disconnection moratorium.
PG&E Corp. CEO Bill Johnson Announces June Retirement PlansBill Johnson, who has been at the helm of Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation since last May during the utility's most turbulent financial time, will be stepping down as CEO on June 30th, the company announced Wednesday.
PG&E Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Gov. NewsomPacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday for the nation’s largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires.
Phone Scam By Fake PG&E Employees Doubles In North Bay CountiesCriminals purporting to be PG&E employees are targeting North Bay and Northern California residents in a telephone scam, the utility said Monday.
PG&E Exec Meets With Gov. Newsom Amid Bankruptcy CaseCalifornia's governor called the chief executive of a troubled utility to his office on Tuesday for a closed-door meeting as the company struggles to emerge from a high-profile bankruptcy while facing criticism for its practice of shutting off power for millions of people to prevent wildfires.
Gov. Newsom Seeks Quick Fix To PG&E BankruptcyCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he wants to speed up the troubled Pacific Gas & Electric bankruptcy case so the company can be restructured in time for next year's wildfire season.
PG&E CEO Confirms Utility Will Give Bill Credit For Oct. 9 Power ShutoffPG&E confirmed Tuesday evening that the utility will give a bill credit to people affected by the Oct. 9 Public Safety Power Shutoff. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the credit earlier in the day at a news conference.
Looming Threat Of Midweek PG&E Power Shutoffs For North Bay, Peninsula CommunitiesAnother round of public safety power shutoffs was being planned this week by Pacific Gas and Electric as more hot, dry, windy weather was forecast for Northern California.
PG&E Taking Part In 'Power Of Being Prepared' Awareness Campaign On Power Shutoffs During High-Fire ThreatsThree large utility companies are coordinating a “Power of Being Prepared” media campaign to inform residents about public safety power shutoffs during very high or extreme fire threats.
PG&E Names New CEO, 10 New Board MembersPacific Gas & Electric Corp. named Bill Johnson as its chief executive officer and president on Wednesday along with 10 new board members
Judge Revises PG&E Order, Cites 'Dismal' Record In Preventing WildfiresA federal judge has revised a proposed order for PG&E, making it less drastic, but he maintained that the utility has a "dismal" record in preventing wildfires.
Excavator Creates Havoc In Sunnyvale; Power Knocked OutA third-party contractor's excavator toppled two utility poles and damaged two others Monday, triggering a power outage that knocked out electricity to more than 8,000 PG&E customers.
PG&E Executive Raises Grow Despite Criminal Negligence Ruling, Soaring RatesPG&E executives get hefty pay raises despite the utility raising rates for customers and being found criminally negligent in San Bruno explosion.
Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled HimThe chief investigator in a National Transportation Safety Board probe into the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno testified at PG&E's criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him.