Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

PG&E Storage

PG&E to pilot free residential battery storage for vulnerable customers

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced a new financial assistance pilot for residential customers to install home battery storage systems at no cost to them.
PG&E microgrids

PG&E bolsters community resilience with microgrid solutions

The California Public Utilities Commission has approved Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E’s) microgrid proposals, which are designed to reduce the number of customers affected by Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events and mitigate current impacts.
PG&E energy storage

PG&E looking to secure more than 400MW in lithium-ion storage in...

Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is asking for approval from state regulators to procure more than 400MW of lithium-ion energy storage from five projects.

5 ways utilities are helping their communities through the COVID-19 outbreak

As countries around the world put plans in place to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak, most of us are spending more time in our homes through social distancing. Even at the best of times, we rely on utilities to keep us supplied with energy and take it for granted that power and light will be at the flick of a switch.
PG&E bankruptcy

PG&E to plead guilty to 84 counts of manslaughter for 2018...

The utility announced it had reached a plea agreement with the Butte County District Attorney’s office, saving PG&E executives from prison sentences, but with a $4 million fine imposed.
PG&E bankruptcy

PG&E files June 2020 bankruptcy recovery plan

PG&E submitted regulatory and court filings outlining the key elements of the company's updated Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganisation.
PG&E bankruptcy

PG&E wants 20 microgrids ahead of 2020 wildfires

Beleaguered US utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) wants a total of 20 microgrids ready and operational at 20 of its substations ahead of the 2020 autumn wildfire season.
California wildfires

PG&E agrees to $11 billion in compensation for California wildfires

The settlement approved the court for California’s Northern District has according to PG&E, been agreed to in principle, and will cover 85% of insurance claims related to the 2017 Northern California Wildfires, and 2018 Camp Fire, that left towns like Paradise in ashes, and claimed over 100 lives.
PG&E wildfires

California proposes storage incentives for wildfire-vulnerable residents

A $100 million storage incentives scheme to assist a new kind of energy-vulnerable consumer.
vegetation

PG&E vegetation management found lacking

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), which has been blamed for some of the state's most devastating recent wildfires, failed to cut back or remove thousands of trees which posed a threat to powerlines.

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