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Regulator to begin probe of PG&E corporate culture

An investigation into whether corporate culture and governance at PG&E is responsible…

The IBEW measure would have prohibited The City from calling energy “green” or “clean” that wasn’t in only one of three energy categories which qualify as renewable energy under state law. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner

Last minute deal struck over CleanPowerSF to avoid ballot measure duel

A last-minute deal struck Monday over CleanPowerSF will avoid a heated contest…

The IBEW measure would have prohibited The City from calling energy “green” or “clean” that wasn’t in only one of three energy categories which qualify as renewable energy under state law. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee joined SFPUC commission president Vince Courtney, SFPUC General Manager Harlan Kelly and SF Board of Supervisors president David Chiu atop Davies Symphony Hall to announce $3M in solar funding and to highlight the installation of the City's 16th solar array.

PG&E’s union slings mud at CleanPowerSF, but there’s no truth in “Truth in Energy” campaign

San Francisco’s newest try at renewable energy isn’t actually green, but an…

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee joined SFPUC commission president Vince Courtney, SFPUC General Manager Harlan Kelly and SF Board of Supervisors president David Chiu atop Davies Symphony Hall to announce $3M in solar funding and to highlight the installation of the City's 16th solar array.
Susan Walsh/AP PhotoMayor Jim Ruane

Peninsula elected leaders welcome new leadership at PG&E

Local elected officials on Wednesday called the impending retirement of PG&E's top…

Susan Walsh/AP PhotoMayor Jim Ruane
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunter's Point Naval Shipyard.

SF will be largest municipality in state to offer program with renewable energy

San Francisco is planning to make a number of moves in the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunter's Point Naval Shipyard.

Gas-line blast closes California highway, injures at least 3

A large explosion closed both directions of a major highway in Central…

Audit finds problems in pipe oversight after deadly blast

Five years after a deadly natural-gas explosion in San Bruno, California’s oversight…

Paul Sakuma/2010 AP File PhotoThe deadly 2010 San Bruno blast was the result of systematic issues with the oversight of gas pipelines.

CPUC to vote on $1.6 billion fine against PG&E for San Bruno explosion

The California Public Utilities Commission today is set to vote on a…

Paul Sakuma/2010 AP File PhotoThe deadly 2010 San Bruno blast was the result of systematic issues with the oversight of gas pipelines.
Jeff Chiu/ap file photoRegulators have voted to penalize PG&E $1.6 billion for the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.

Regulators penalize PG&E $1.6 billion for pipeline blast

California Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric…

Jeff Chiu/ap file photoRegulators have voted to penalize PG&E $1.6 billion for the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.

California city hit by gas explosion backs tougher penalty

Officials of a San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly 2010 gas-line…

Construction crew ruptures gas line in Outer Sunset

A construction crew ruptured a gas line in San Francisco's Outer Sunset…

Gas leak capped after car crash in Outer Richmond

A gas line that leaked after being struck by a vehicle in…

Two separate homes burglarized by men posing as utility workers

Two San Francisco homes were burglarized Monday in separate incidents by men…

Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.

On Guard: The City’s climate change Cold War

Right now, PG&E is shaking in its electrified boots. San Francisco is…

Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.
Paul Sakuma/2010 AP File PhotoThe deadly 2010 San Bruno blast was the result of systematic issues with the oversight of gas pipelines.

NTSB: San Bruno blast, others highlight systemic flaws in oversight of gas pipelines

WASHINGTON — Three powerful accidents in recent years, including a deadly blast…

Paul Sakuma/2010 AP File PhotoThe deadly 2010 San Bruno blast was the result of systematic issues with the oversight of gas pipelines.

PG&E ordered to provide emails with CPUC

PG&E Co. was ordered by an administrative law judge in San Francisco…

98 percent restored of nearly 200k PG&E customers who lost power

PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuCalifornia Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey

Peevey defends record in final meeting

California's chief utility regulator ended the last scheduled public hearing of his…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuCalifornia Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey
Mayor Ed Lee

The mayor who cried PG&E: Lee’s new bid

Ed Lee is the mayor who cried PG&E, but now he has…

Mayor Ed Lee
Eric Risberg/2011 AP file photoPG&E shareholders will be on the hook for part of a rate increase after the company was fined Thursday over inappropriate emails between officials and regulators over the rate increase proposal.

PG&E fined over alleged secret dealings

State regulators Thursday fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and required its…

Eric Risberg/2011 AP file photoPG&E shareholders will be on the hook for part of a rate increase after the company was fined Thursday over inappropriate emails between officials and regulators over the rate increase proposal.