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Friday | Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Genesis Solar LLC's $852MM Total Trust Ctf and Bank Facilities Ratings

Despite a downward revision to the solar assessment and an increase to operating cost assumptions in project projections, the debt service coverage profile at Opco remains consistent with the current rating.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Pacific Gas and Electric, Law, Energy, Department of Energy

Friday | Electric Energy Online

PG&E and IBEW 1245 Celebrate Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day...

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 in celebration of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day on Thursday, July 10. The recognition day, which was recently designated by the California State Assembly, acknowledges the critical role that electric linemen play in delivering ... (more)


Related Topix: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, California Government, California

Friday | Vallejo Times-Herald

Nonprofits repeat 'Call to Change Vallejo'

Michael Gregory, reflected in a window, prune vines at Milestones of Development as Rebuilding Together preps for work this weekend.


Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Solano County, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

PG&E Reveals Hundreds Did Not Finish Required Pipeline Training

Hundreds of Pacific Gas and Electric employees responsible for fusing together the plastic pipes that deliver natural gas to homes have not properly completed training required to be certified to perform the work, PG&E officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric


PG&E to start replacing 4,400 feet of Tracy pipeline

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. plans to begin work on replacing 4,400 feet of natural gas transmission pipeline in north Tracy on Aug. 7. This stretch of pipe was identified by PG&E as one that needed to be replaced as part of the mandatory Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan created by the California Public Utilities Commission after a PG&E gas line ... (more)


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Tracy, CA, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Orinda Meeting for Miner Road Utility Undergrounding Postponed to Aug. 5

News from the City of Orinda: This past year Pacific Gas & Electric has been working on a plan to construct the Miner Road Undergrounding Utility project which will convert the existing overhead utilities into new underground conduits.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Orinda, CA


Blackout: Equipment malfunction cause of large Eel River Valley outage

The outage that left nearly 9,400 Eel River Valley customers without power Monday night and early Tuesday was caused by an equipment malfunction at a power substation, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Company spokeswoman Brittany McKannay.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Loleta, CA, Fortuna, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

Over 9,000 without power in Eel River Valley

Thousands of customers tonight are without power in the Eel River Valley, according to the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Fortuna, CA, Ferndale, CA

The Union Democrat

TUD: Water sale, raises weighed

Tuolumne Utilities District directors will consider an agreement Tuesday that could provide an emergency supply of water for hundreds of Del Oro Water Co.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Pinecrest, CA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River

In the third-largest watershed in California, the Eel River rambles through some of the state's most stunning landscape.


Related Topix: California, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Potter Valley, CA, Mendocino, CA, Sonoma, CA, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

New Times SLO

Hot water: A Morro Bay fisherman faces federal charges for allegedly...

One witness reported seeing a man, about 6 feet tall with shoulder-length shaggy blond hair, who had fired a shotgun at a Pacific Gas and Electric substation.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Morro Bay, CA, Brea, CA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Red, White & Boom Fireworks Festival in Chowchilla this Saturday

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday in Chowchilla on Saturday at the Chowchilla-Madera County Fairgrounds with a lively outdoor evening concert, picnic-style foods and beverages, bounce houses and inflatables, and, of course, fireworks.


Related Topix: Chowchilla, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Boulevard, CA

The Daily Republic

Will lawmakers kill energy independence moves?

Nothing is more important to California's large privately owned utilities than the virtual monopolies they enjoy in most of the state.


Related Topix: California, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas and Electric, Sonoma County, CA, Marin County, CA, Opinion

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Mountain Enterprise

Highway 99 to be fully closed (north and south) Tuesday night at 9 p.m.

The California Department of Transportation in cooperation with Pacific Gas & Electric announces an emergency full freeway closure TONIGHT of northbound and southbound State Route 99 between just south of State Route 119 and Houghton Road, near Alameda, south of the Bakersfield city limits in Kern County.


Related Topix: California Government, California, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Daily Democrat

Power restored to Dunnigan Tuesday morning

Power was restored to some 700 Dunnigan customers who lost it Monday night around 11 o'clock, according to Pacific, Gas & Electric.


Related Topix: Dunnigan, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Business Journal

People: Week of June 30, 2014

Raven Castro, an agricultural communications graduate of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, has been hired as member relations and advertising coordinator at Sonoma County Farm Bureau.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Sonoma, CA, IGN Entertainment, Energy

Sat Jun 28, 2014


People on the move at Sonoma Clean Power, Exchange Bank and more...

Kelly Foley has joined the agency as general counsel. She has 20 years of legal experience including regulatory law positions at both Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Sempra Energy.


Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Sempra Energy, Marketing, Estate Planning, Personal Finance

Fri Jun 27, 2014

'Emergency alert' cell phone message was prompted by siren malfunction

That emergency alert you got on your cell phone Friday afternoon from the San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services ? The digital alert sent to county residents was a snafu caused by an inaccurate response to a malfunctioning siren in the south San Luis Obispo area.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

KMPH-TV Fresno

Emergency alerts mistakenly sound in Calif. county

Officials say a series of erroneous emergency alerts was issued in San Luis Obispo county amid repairs to a nuclear power plant's siren system.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Energy

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Streets flood after SF water main break

Water was flooding at Bryant and Alameda streets before 10 a.m., said Jean Walsh, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.


Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric


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