Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Metrics Value

Indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) (G4-EN16-a)

2013 = 1.2M tonnes CO2 equivalent

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions intensity ratio (G4-EN18-a)

2013 = 427 : 1

Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (G4-EN19-a)

2014 = 776,850 tonnes CO2 equivalent

Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) (G4-EN15-a)

2013 = 3.77M tonnes CO2 equivalent

Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) (G4-EN20-a)

2014 = Unknown tonnes
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is an investor-owned electric utility (IOU) with publicly traded stock that is headquartered in the Pacific Gas & Electric Building in San Francisco. PG&E provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border which represents 5.2 million households. PG&E is overseen by the California Public Utilities Commission. It is the leading subsidiary of the holding company PG&E Corporation which has a market capitalization of $29.37 billion. It was founded by George H. Roe during the period after California's Gold Rush and by 1984 was the United States "largest electric utility business".