Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E)
Current Parent Company
: PG&E Corp.
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: January 1, 2013
: consumer-protection-related offenses
: consumer protection violation
: This decision approves a settlement between SED, PG&E and The Utility Reform Network concerning alleged improper activities on the part of PG&E employees regarding anti-smart meter groups. The settlement requires PG&E to pay $390,000 to the general fund of the State of California; carry through with improvements to the social media components of its employee policies and with education about those policies; sponsor three regulatory industry trainings, which a third-party will teach; and verify the completion of these things to SED by 2015.
Level of Government
: agency action
: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent
: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent
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Current parent company note
: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log