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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 PGE Corporation.There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Companys primary business--the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
Fostering Economic Vitality Across Our Business
PG&E has the privilege of serving 15 million Californians—homes and businesses that encompass a diverse array of customers and communities. We recognize that many of these communities have been hard hit by the economic downturn and that customers continue to face high unemployment, housing foreclosures and other economic challenges.
As one of the state’s largest employers and a key contributor to California’s economy, PG&E is focused on the economic health of our customers and California. As we build for the long term, the investments we are making to improve our operations will help make California stronger and will support efforts to revitalize the state’s economy. We also understand that PG&E’s future success will depend on the success of the communities we serve—a fact that drives our continued focus on serving customers locally and fostering economic vitality among underserved constituencies.