Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E)
Current Parent Company: 
PG&E Corp.
Penalty: 
$125,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
December 2, 2021
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility safety violation
Violation Description: 

The California Public Utilities Commission approved penalties and permanent disallowances against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for violations related to the ignition of the 2019 Kincade wildfire. PG&E will pay a $40 million penalty to California's General Fund and incur an $85 million permanent disallowance for cost recovery for the removal of abandoned transmission facilities within its service territory, for a total of $125 million.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
SED-6
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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