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PG&E Contributes $1 Million to Launch Funding Challenge as Part of Respond, Rebuild and Resilience Strategy for California Communities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—PG&E Corporation today announced the contribution of $1 million in shareholder funds to launch the “California Climate Challenge,” a new corporate-giving initiative dedicated to helping communities prepare for, withstand, and recover from extreme events caused by climate change. Jumpstarting the challenge effort, organized by the Bay Area Council, is part of PG&E’s larger strategy to assist communities in ... Read More »

PG&E Continues to Educate Customers on Utility Scams

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is standing with fellow electric, natural gas, water utilities and our respective trade associations in support of Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS). UUAS is a consortium of more than 100 U.S. and Canadian utilities. UUAS is hosting the second annual Utility Scam Awareness week from Nov. 13 – 17. UUAS is focused ... Read More »

PG&E Increases Support for Customers in Wildfire-Impacted Communities as Reconstruction Efforts Begin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it will offer no-cost installation and removal of temporary electric service to eligible customers rebuilding after the devastating October 2017 wildfires. Adding to PG&E’s existing support for affected customers, this effort aims to assist customers who have lost their homes and businesses. From today through December 31, 2018, PG&E will ... Read More »

PG&E Offers Customers No-Cost Assistance in Hauling Away Wood in Wildfire-Impacted Counties

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—In an effort to support communities recovering from the October 2017 Northern California wildfires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering its customers assistance in cutting down and hauling away larger wood from their property at no cost. Customers can now request wood removal for qualifying hazard trees PG&E cuts down near its power lines to help ... Read More »

PG&E Nears Electric Restoration Completion; Gas Restoration More than 60 Percent Complete in Communities Impacted by Northern California Wildfires – PG&E Urges Customers Not to Relight Pilot Lights Themselves for Safety Reasons

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— More than 4,300 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) employees and mutual-aid partners continued restoring electric and gas service to customers impacted by the unprecedented wind-driven wildfires in Northern California. As restoration efforts continue around the clock, PG&E has an absolute focus on customer and public safety while supporting firefighting efforts. By late Monday night, the company ... Read More »

FCC Consumer Guides in Four AAPI Languages – Now Available Online!

The Federal Communications Commission’s top consumer guides are now available in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Tagalog to better serve Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Developed at the suggestion of several AAPI advocacy groups, these translated materials are provided to help consumers understand their rights and protections under telecommunications laws and FCC policies. Consumer guides address topics that range ... Read More »

PG&E Electric Crews Head to Florida in Advance of Hurricane Irma

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews are being deployed to help restore power to Floridians impacted by Hurricane Irma. About 125 PG&E employees, including line workers, equipment operators, supervisors and support personnel, will fly from California to Florida today as part of the Hurricane Irma response team. Crews from throughout PG&E’s 70,000-square-mile service area will ... Read More »

PG&E Helps Schools Boost Energy Efficiency as Students Head Back to Class

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As parents look for ways to save money on back-to-school shopping, schools are looking to save too – on their energy costs. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is helping hundreds of schools do just that, through energy efficiency rebates. PG&E has provided 385 elementary and secondary school districts in Northern and Central California with more than ... Read More »

PG&E Opens $10.3 Million in Funding for Multifamily Rooftop Solar Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced $10.3 million available in funding for the Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program, which offers rebates for affordable solar energy to families in disadvantaged communities across Northern and Central California. Supported by the MASH program, solar energy can lower monthly energy costs for tenants, improve the quality of low-income multifamily ... Read More »

PG&E Survey Finds that Only One in Seven Customers Call Free 811 Utility Marking Service Ahead of Digging Projects

  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced findings from a recent survey of 1,750 of its customers that shows 811 – the free service to mark underground utility lines – is well-known but misunderstood and underused in Northern and Central California. To keep everyone safe when digging, PG&E is urging all of its customers, excavators, first ... Read More »

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