Energy in California

PG&E Corporation Announces Final Voting Results on Plan of Reorganization

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 1:09am

PG&E Corporation announced today the final voting results on PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Companys joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization (the Plan) as certified by Prime Clerk, PG&Es court-authorized solicitation and balloting agent.

Key Points: 
  • PG&E Corporation announced today the final voting results on PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Companys joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization (the Plan) as certified by Prime Clerk, PG&Es court-authorized solicitation and balloting agent.
  • The final voting results were filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California on May 22, 2020.
  • The voting certification reflects that the Plan was accepted by in excess of 85 percent in both number and amount of wildfire victims who cast votes on the Plan.
  • The final voting results help the company stay on track to get its Plan confirmed by June 30, 2020, the deadline under Assembly Bill 1054.

Series of PG&E Webinars Keeps Customers and Communities Informed About Ongoing Safety Work to Prevent and Mitigate the Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:55pm

These webinars, even amid the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, will keep customers and communities informed about PG&Es ongoing safety work to prevent and mitigate the serious risk of catastrophic wildfires and to keep them healthy and safe.

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  • These webinars, even amid the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, will keep customers and communities informed about PG&Es ongoing safety work to prevent and mitigate the serious risk of catastrophic wildfires and to keep them healthy and safe.
  • The webinars take place on Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from April through August.
  • The webinars will feature a brief presentation and provide ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide feedback.
  • PG&E has sought feedback and is listening to customers and communities about how it can do better, make improvements and act.

California Approves NeoVolta’s NV24 Solar Battery for Consumer Rebate

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:00pm

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEOVOLTA INC. (OTCQB: NEOV) California homeowners have another reason to install a NeoVolta NV14 solar battery with the optional NV24 add-on .

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  • SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEOVOLTA INC. (OTCQB: NEOV) California homeowners have another reason to install a NeoVolta NV14 solar battery with the optional NV24 add-on .
  • San Diego Gas & Electric and Pacific Gas & Electric ratepayers are eligible for a rebate of up to $4,814 on an NV24.
  • Southern California Edison utility customers are eligible for a rebate of up to $6,740.
  • Every California homeowner with rooftop solar should apply for the SGIP rebate, said NeoVolta CEO Brent Willson.

Sempra Energy Reports Corporate Sustainability Initiatives

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 11:55am

Through its family of companies, Sempra Energy operates new, smart energy infrastructure that connects residential and business consumers alike to lower-carbon choices for their energy supply.

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  • Through its family of companies, Sempra Energy operates new, smart energy infrastructure that connects residential and business consumers alike to lower-carbon choices for their energy supply.
  • To advance its strategy, Sempra Energy is focused on measurable improvements in safety, employee development, operations and the energy transition.
  • Sempra Energy's corporate sustainability report includes review and reporting of various topics, including safety performance, employee engagement and several goals related to the energy transition.
  • Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utilities, Oncor and Infraestructura Energtica Nova, S.A.B.

PG&E Corporation Announces Preliminary Voting Results on Plan of Reorganization

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 12:00pm

PG&E Corporation announced today the preliminary voting results on PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Companys joint Plan of Reorganization (the Plan), which indicate overwhelming acceptance of the Plan by the wildfire victims entitled to vote on the Plan.

Key Points: 
  • PG&E Corporation announced today the preliminary voting results on PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Companys joint Plan of Reorganization (the Plan), which indicate overwhelming acceptance of the Plan by the wildfire victims entitled to vote on the Plan.
  • Based on the preliminary voting results, PG&E believes that it remains on track for Plan confirmation by June 30, 2020, the deadline under AB 1054.
  • The preliminary results also indicate that all but one of the impaired classes have voted to accept the Plan.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the results of Plan voting and expected Plan confirmation.

Edison International Announces Completion of 2020 Financing Plan

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:30pm

This $800 million transaction adds to the approximately $100 million of equity raised in the first quarter to complete Edison Internationals previously disclosed 2020 financing plan.

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  • This $800 million transaction adds to the approximately $100 million of equity raised in the first quarter to complete Edison Internationals previously disclosed 2020 financing plan.
  • The 2020 financing plan also included $400 million of debt that was issued earlier this year.
  • The timely execution of this equity issuance further de-risks our balance sheet, said Pedro J. Pizarro, president and CEO of Edison International.
  • Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nations largest electric utilities.

National EPRI Survey Gauges Pandemic-Related Consumer Views on Energy Use, Bills, and Contact with Utilities

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 6:46pm

"There is a dichotomy in public perceptions reflected in the data," said EPRI Senior Program Manager Omar Siddiqui.

Key Points: 
  • "There is a dichotomy in public perceptions reflected in the data," said EPRI Senior Program Manager Omar Siddiqui.
  • "The responses indicate that while few consumers may reach out to their utilities, many expect their utilities to reach out to them to provide support during this pandemic."
  • The survey was completed during the week of April 13.
  • EPRI's principal offices and laboratories are located in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.

PG&E Hosting Series of Webinars to Keep Customers and Communities Informed About Its Continuing Vital Safety Work to Prevent and Mitigate the Serious Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 9:00pm

With these webinars, even amid the ongoing COVID-19 health impacts, PG&E will keep customers and communities informed about its continuing important safety work to prevent and mitigate the serious risk of catastrophic wildfires while keeping customers and communities healthy and safe.

Key Points: 
  • With these webinars, even amid the ongoing COVID-19 health impacts, PG&E will keep customers and communities informed about its continuing important safety work to prevent and mitigate the serious risk of catastrophic wildfires while keeping customers and communities healthy and safe.
  • The schedule has been set up so that customers in adjoining counties can participate and hear details specific to their county.
  • The webinars will feature a brief presentation and provide ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide feedback.
  • PG&E has sought feedback and is listening to customers and communities about how it can do better, make improvements and take action.

SoCalGas & Sempra Energy Foundation Donate $50,000 and Commercial Kitchen Equipment to Covenant House California Shelter for Homeless Youth

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:43pm

LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and Covenant House California (CHC) today announced that SoCalGas and the Sempra Energy Foundation together have donated $50,000 to Covenant House California, a non-profit shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24.

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  • LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and Covenant House California (CHC) today announced that SoCalGas and the Sempra Energy Foundation together have donated $50,000 to Covenant House California, a non-profit shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24.
  • "SoCalGas is proud to support our friends at Covenant House of California with this donation," said Mia DeMontigny, Vice President Controller and Chief Financial Officer at SoCalGas and Covenant House California board member.
  • Covenant House California has over 100 youth currently living at its Los Angeles campus and served over 240,000 meals to youth throughout California last year.
  • Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit youth shelter with locations in Hollywood, Oakland and Berkeley that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24.

PG&E Reminds Our Customers: Make Sure We Have Your Updated Contact Information Ahead of Wildfire Season

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 6:30pm

Thats why it is crucially important that PG&E has your updated contact information.

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  • Thats why it is crucially important that PG&E has your updated contact information.
  • PG&E strongly encourages everyone to do so by visiting www.pge.com/mywildfirealerts or by calling the PG&E contact center at 1-866-743-6589.
  • Customers are encouraged to list multiple methods for contact including home phone numbers, mobile phone numbers, and email addresses.
  • It is important that all customer information is up to date so PG&E can share important wildfire safety alerts.