Pg&e News

Make decorating with holiday lights safe, efficient and fun

Every Thanksgiving, after the turkey has been devoured and families settle down for an evening of parades and football, many people begin to think about how they’ll decorate their homes and businesses for the holiday season.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds customers that while holiday lighting truly adds to the season, it can also significantly increase the potential for fire risk, injury and electric shock if the proper precautions aren’t followed while decorating.

PG&E offers free furnace inspections, gas pilot relights

SACRAMENTO — With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures beginning to cool, Pacific Gas and Electric Company encourages customers to call 1-800-PGE-5000 now to schedule an appointment to turn on furnace pilot lights for winter and check natural gas appliances for safety and efficiency. “We want every family that we serve to be safe and warm […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

PG&E warns of scams

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company has learned of an e-mail scam targeting residents across the United States. The utility has received calls from people, both within its service area and outside of it, reporting that they have received suspicious e-mails that appeared to be bills sent by PG&E. This is similar to email […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Call before you dig

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds its customers and third-party contractors to call 8-1-1 before starting any excavation project, large or small. Excavation damage is among the leading causes of pipeline accidents in the United States. So far in 2013, PG&E has experienced more than 1,000 incidents where a third party dug into […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

PG&E Bright Minds awards full scholarships for college, university or vocational school

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced that it is accepting applications from students to receive PG&E Bright Minds scholarships, as well as scholarships from the utility’s Employee Resource Groups. Through its Bright Minds Scholarship program, PG&E will award up to $1 million in scholarships to enable high school, community college and “non-traditional” students […]

February 06, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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