EDITORS: Please do not use
"Pacific Gas and Electric" or "PG&E" when
referring to PG&E Corporation or its National Energy Group.
The PG&E National Energy Group is not the same company as Pacific
Gas and Electric Company, the utility, and is not regulated by the
California Public Utilities Commission. Customers of Pacific Gas
and Electric Company do not have to buy products or services from
the National Energy Group in order to continue to receive quality
regulated services from Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
AND ELECTRIC COMPANY ISSUES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE
PASSAGE OF AB 1X
SAN FRANCISCO - Pacific
Gas and Electric Company today issued the following statement after
the passage of AB 1X:
"Today, the Governor and
the State Legislature took a positive step forward to ensure the
continued reliability of electricity for our 4.6 million customers.
This is an enormously complex issue and one that has required tremendous
diligence and commitment to the public good on the part of our elected
"There is still much that
remains to be done, however, before California can declare the crisis
over. But as the Governor has said, 'we are far from powerless'
to fix our power problems. Over the next few days, we will continue
to work with policymakers and others to find solutions to the remaining