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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Here comes the sun (for awhile)

PG&E weatherman John Lindsey says the rain storm originally expected to come our way on Thursday and Friday will now largely bypass the Central Coast, except for a few scattered showers Friday evening. Expect mostly clear, dry, days until the... (Continue reading)

The PG&E – Israeli Connection

Protesters in the Bay Area have recently mounted a guerrilla campaign to draw attention  to the relationship between Pacific Gas and Electric, and the Israeli company Solel. PG&E signed a 25-year contract with Solel to develop the Mojave Solar Park... (Continue reading)

PG&E facing customer revolt

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has halted installation of the so-called “smart utility meter” in Bakersfield after hundreds of customers complained that the readings weren’t accurate.  [Bloomberg News] The meters, designed as the centerpiece of the Obama administration’s push to... (Continue reading)

The PG&E stealth measure

Is Pacific Gas and Electric trying to pull a fast one on California voters next November? Los Angeles Times business columnist Michael Hiltzik certainly thinks so, at least based on his Sunday column. According to Hiltzik, PG&E is the major force... (Continue reading)

PG&E rescues 2-1-1 Hotline

CalCoastNews has learned that PG&E is stepping in with an emergency grant of $20,000 to keep the countywide 2-1-1 call system in business at least through June 1, 2010. Expect the official announcement to be made early next week. The... (Continue reading)

How cold can PG&E be?

The number of low-income households across California shut off by Pacific Gas & Electric after they fell behind on paying their utility bills jumped 75 percent according to a new state report released this week. The San Francisco Chronicle has... (Continue reading)

NRC: Diablo explosion was ‘catastrophic failure’

By KAREN VELIE A senior official of the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said today “an explosion” which occurred August 18 at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant was a life-threatening “catastrophic failure.” No radioactive leaks were reported, however, at the South County... (Continue reading)