Wednesday, August 10 2022 Sign In   |    Register
 

News Quick Search


 

News


Front Page
Power News
Today's News
Yesterday's News
Week of Aug 08
Week of Aug 01
Week of Jul 25
Week of Jul 18
Week of Jul 11
By Topic
By News Partner
Gas News
News Customization
Feedback

 

Pro Plus(+)


Add on products to your professional subscription.
  • Energy Archive News
  •  



    Home > News > Power News > News Article

    Share by Email E-mail Printer Friendly Print

    Calif. PUC Approves PG&E's Regionalization Plan to Improve Safety


    June 24, 2022 - Targeted News Service

     

      SAN FRANCISCO, California, June 24 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release on June 23, 2022:

      The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in ongoing efforts to enhance Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) ability to meet its safety obligations, today approved the utility's regionalization plan, which the CPUC ordered PG&E to pursue as a condition of CPUC approval of the utility's bankruptcy plan.

      Under a modified settlement agreement among multiple parties approved today, PG&E's service area will be divided into five specific regions: North Coast, North Valley/Sierra, Bay Area, South Bay/Central Coast, and Central Valley. Creating operational regions is designed to improve the utility's safety activities and local responsiveness.

      The CPUC directed PG&E to hold town hall meetings in the five regions until the completion of the regionalization plan and report to the CPUC on its implementation activities. In addition, a Regionalization Stakeholder Group will be formed to monitor PG&E's performance in the implementation of the regionalization plan.

      Under the plan, Regional Executive Officers will manage each region and report directly to PG&E's CEO and President. Each region will also have its own Risk Officer and Safety Officer who report to the Chief Risk Officer and Chief Safety Officer.

      "The CPUC's bankruptcy decision required regional restructuring so that PG&E would be more present in the community and better able to serve the diverse values and needs of its customers," said Commissioner Clifford Rechtschaffen. "Regionalization is one of the many ways we are looking to see if PG&E has transformed itself into a safer, more reliable, and more customer serving utility since emerging from bankruptcy two years ago."

      * * *

      Original text here: https://docs.cpuc.ca.gov/PublishedDocs/Published/G000/M488/K199/488199153.PDF

    TOP

    Other Articles - Utility Business / General


    TOP

       Home  -  Feedback  -  Contact Us  -  Safe Sender  -  About Energy Central   
    Copyright © 1996-2022 by CyberTech, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Energy Central® and Energy Central Professional® are registered trademarks of CyberTech, Incorporated. Data and information is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. CyberTech does not warrant that the information or services of Energy Central will meet any specific requirements; nor will it be error free or uninterrupted; nor shall CyberTech be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including lost data, information or profits) sustained or incurred in connection with the use of, operation of, or inability to use Energy Central. Other terms of use may apply. Membership information is confidential and subject to our privacy agreement.