Articles Tagged With ‘Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)’


Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

 

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs Diablo Canyon settlement bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that mandates that PG&E payout over $85 million dollars to help mitigate the closing of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. [Cal Coast Times] In January, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the closure... (Continue reading)

Legislature passes Diablo Canyon settlement bill

Following a state Assembly vote on Monday, local government agencies now just need a signature from California Gov. Jerry Brown in order to regain the $85 million Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant retirement settlement package that they previously had appeared to... (Continue reading)

Electrical outage leaves more than 4,000 without power

A power outage in Atascadero, Creston and rural Santa Margarita is affecting 4,139 PG&E customers. [Cal Coast Times] The outage was first reported at 6:48 p.m. PG&E officials estimate power will be restored by 10:15 p.m. The cause of the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo transformer fire leads to electric outage

A transformer fire knocked out electric service to more than 1,000 customers in San Luis Obispo on Thursday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 p.m., a transformer located on a pole near the intersection of Higuera and Nipomo streets... (Continue reading)

Developers allegedly planning to build 15,000 homes near Avila Beach

Environmental groups have uncovered an email that allegedly reveals a developer or developers’ plan to strike a deal with PG&E so they can build a 15,000-home community in Wild Cherry Canyon near Avila Beach and Diablo Canyon power plant. If... (Continue reading)

Thousands of SLO County residents still without power

Following numerous outages over the weekend, more than 2,000 San Luis Obispo County residents remain without power Monday morning. Heavy rain and wind caused thousands of local residents to lose electricity on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday morning, 8,706 customers... (Continue reading)

PG&E cited over cooling system failure at Diablo Canyon

An emergency cooling system at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant may have been inoperable for a period of a year and half, according to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission finding. The NRC slapped PG&E with a citation over the matter. On... (Continue reading)

PG&E to pay local agencies more for Diablo Canyon closure

PG&E has upped its financial settlement offer, proposing to dole out $85 million, rather than $49.5 million, to compensate local government agencies that stand to lose tax revenue as a result of the planned closure of Diablo Canyon power plant.... (Continue reading)

Hundreds lose power in Avila Beach

A power outage in Avila Beach caused hundreds of customers to lose electricity toward the end of Thanksgiving celebrations. [KSBY] The outage began shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday and caused 841 homes to lose power. A problem with a transformer... (Continue reading)

PG&E has done enough for SLO County

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN The California Public Utilities Commission held a public meeting this week giving interested parties the opportunity to present their thoughts to commissioners who are considering the Joint Proposal, an agreement between PG&E, several environmental groups and... (Continue reading)