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PG&E’s 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan Expands, Enhances Community Wildfire Safety Program, Reduces Impacts of Public Safety Power Shutoffs

Highlights Include New Grid Technology Investments and Additional Accelerated Inspections and Repairs to Help Keep Customers and Communities Safer from Wildfires SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As part of its ongoing efforts to further reduce wildfire risks and keep customers and the communities it serves safe, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)  submitted its 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan to the California Public ... Read More »

PG&E Submits Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization Testimony to State Regulators and Updated Plan of Reorganization to Bankruptcy Court

New Filings Provide Update on Key Elements of Plan to Exit Bankruptcy as a Reimagined Utility  Company’s Bankruptcy Plan Is on Track to be Confirmed by June 30 So PG&E Can Pay Victims and Participate in the State’s Go-Forward Wildfire Fund SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together, “PG&E” or the “company”) today submitted regulatory and ... Read More »

PG&E Conducts Large-Scale Earthquake Exercise at New Emergency Operations Facility

Hundreds of Employees Converge on Vacaville and Other Locations to Practice Getting Ready for the Big One VACAVILLE, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) conducted a large-scale earthquake exercise on Thursday, Jan. 23, at its new emergency operations center in Vacaville. Hundreds of PG&E employees at that location and elsewhere across the service area took part in the emergency exercise, ... Read More »

PG&E Reaches Agreement with Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee

Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee to Support PG&E’s Plan of Reorganization SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the “Utility”; together, “PG&E”) have reached an agreement with all claim holders (the “Consenting Noteholders”) who executed commitment letters in support of the alternative Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization filed by the Ad Hoc Committee of Senior Unsecured ... Read More »

PG&E Offers Energy Saving Tips for Cold Winter Temps

Here are Some Smart, Simple Steps to Help Save Energy and Stay Safe SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Winter in California means heading to the Sierra to enjoy the snow or curling up on the couch binge-watching your favorite shows. It also means that longer nights and colder days likely leads to using more natural gas to heat your home or apartment. ... Read More »

PG&E Alerts Customers: Have a Plan for Cold, Wet and Windy Weather

Potential Outages Are Possible Due to Approaching Weather SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—With unsettled weather expected to return to its service area this week, PG&E is asking customers to have a plan for inclement weather and be prepared for unexpected power outages. PG&E meteorologists are forecasting a change in the weather pattern over Northern and Central California later this week. The most ... Read More »

PG&E Begins Shutting Power Off

October 29, 2019, 12:00 p.m. OCT 29 PSPS UPDATE: PG&E Begins Shutting Power Off for Next Offshore Wind Event Impacting Approximately 597,000 Customers; Approximately 400,000 Customers from Oct. 26 PSPS Remain Impacted Nearly 70 Community Resource Centers in 29 Counties Available to Support Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Due to a widespread dry, offshore wind event on Tuesday, Oct. 29, through ... Read More »

PG&E Tracking Midweek Dry, Offshore Wind Event

Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Portions of 15 Counties in Sierra Foothills and North Bay Approximately 209,000 customers notified that they may be impacted beginning late Wednesday evening SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Since yesterday, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)’s emergency operations center has been open and teams have been monitoring a dry, offshore wind event. ... Read More »

PG&E Turns Off the Power for Safety to Approximately 48,200 Customers in Seven Counties in Sierra Foothills and North Bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed this morning that customers in the Sierra Foothills and the North Bay who were notified of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) are now without power. The PSPS event is impacting approximately 48,200 customers in seven counties: Butte, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sonoma and Yuba. The process to ... Read More »

PG&E Encourages Customers to Update Their Contact Information, So They Can be Prepared for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

As Wildfire Season Progresses, Updates Needed from More Than 240,000 Customers    More than 390,000 Customers Have Updated Information Since June 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is sending postcards to more than 240,000 customers encouraging them to update their mobile number, email and other key information so the company can contact them in advance ... Read More »

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