We’re working to improve our gas system because our customers deserve the highest standards of safety. Here’s what we’ve been doing to deliver a safer and more reliable system:
Here’s what we propose to do next for gas safety and reliability—specifically for our network of large pipelines and storage facilities.
PG&E’s 2015 gas transmission and storage proposal includes detailed plans to:
This work will help ensure that gas keeps flowing 24/7 to meet your needs for heating, cooking and business operations. This work will support more than ten thousand jobs a year across California, $1.8 billion in annual business sales, and $75 million a year in state and local tax revenues—making it good for our state’s economy as well as for our customers’ safety, comfort and convenience.
PG&E is committed to performing this work efficiently and cost-effectively. We will do so based on our careful assessment of risk, the experience gained from our ongoing gas safety program, and our close study of industry best practices.
PG&E is requesting a total of $1.29 billion for our planned work in 2015 to support an increase in spending of 13 percent. For the typical residential customer, this work will cost $5.23 more each month, or 17 cents more a day, starting in 2015.