Company Overview

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.


There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Company's primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.


Pacific Gas and Electric Company and other energy companies in the state are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. The CPUC was created by the state Legislature in 1911.


Fast Facts


  • Service area stretches from Eureka in the north to Bakersfield in the south, and from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Sierra Nevada in the east.
  • 106,681 circuit miles of electric distribution lines and 18,466 circuit miles of interconnected transmission lines.
  • 42,141 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines and 6,438 miles of transmission pipelines.
  • 5.4 million electric customer accounts.
  • 4.3 million natural gas customer accounts.


Can your energy inspire cleaner, safer energy for everyone?

Let’s make it possible.

Every day, the people of PG&E ask questions and imagine new ways to evolve California’s power system, making it safer and more efficient. Discover the difference you can make in a culture that embraces innovation and thrives on learning, collaboration, growth, and support. Join our team and help transform the future of energy.


Working Here

What’s it like on our team? There’s a strong sense of family here — an open and welcoming environment that’s filled with smiling faces and plenty of opportunities. When you join PG&E, you’ll become part of a stable company with deep roots in the communities we serve. And you’ll discover an unwavering commitment to the work we do power California, as well as empowering your life.

Company Summary
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Number of Employees
(628) 220-5714
245 Market Street
San Francisco, CA