February 27, 2015 5:08 PM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Company Overview

Pacific Gas and Electric Company transmits, distributes, and sells electricity and natural gas to customers in Northern and Central California. The company generates electricity using nuclear, hydroelectric, fossil fuel-fired, fuel cell, and photovoltaic sources. It owns and operates 18,100 circuit miles of interconnected transmission lines, 141,700 circuit miles of distribution lines, 55 transmission switching substations, and 603 distribution substations; and natural gas transmission, storage, and distribution system consisting of approximately 42,700 miles of distribution pipelines, and 6,400 miles of backbone and local transmission pipelines. Pacific Gas and Electric Company serves resid...

77 Beale Street

PO Box 770000

San Francisco, CA 94177

United States

Founded in 1905

22,569 Employees



Key Executives for Pacific Gas and Electric Company

President and Director
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller
Age: 52
Senior Vice President of Engineering, Construction & Operations
Age: 46
Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of PG&E Corporation, Chief Executive Officer of PG&E Corporation and President of PG&E Corporation
Age: 65
Senior Vice President of Financial Services
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Key Developments

PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company Elect Anne Shen Smith as Director of Board of Directors

PG&E Corporation announced the election of Anne Shen Smith to its Board of Directors and to the Board of Directors of its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Smith recently retired as the chairman and chief executive officer of Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas). Previously, Smith held a number of executive positions at SoCalGas, including president, chief operating officer, senior vice president 'customer services, and vice president of environment and safety. Smith currently serves as a director on the boards of the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and the Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Declares the Regular Preferred Stock Dividend for the Three-Month Period Ending April 30, 2015, Payable on May 15, 2015

Pacific Gas and Electric Company declared the regular preferred stock dividend of 5.00% Redeemable of $0.31250, 5.00% Series A of $0.31250, 4.80% of $0.30000, 4.50% of $0.28125, 4.36% of $0.27250, non-redeemable 6.00% of $0.37500, 5.50% of $0.34375 and 5.00% of $0.31250, respectively for the three-month period ending April 30, 2015, to be payable on May 15, 2015.

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. Appoints Lane Miller as Director of Codes, Standards and Training

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has appointed Lane Miller to be director of codes, standards and training. Miller will be in charge of the utility's gas training, qualifications, standards and work procedures for employees and will help in directing PG&E's Gas Operations Technical Training Center, set to open in 2016. Previously, Miller was director of training and qualifications for the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, which is responsible for the safe transportation of natural gas and other hazardous materials by pipeline operators.

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