CPUC Releases Final Decision on PG&E's Opt-Out Proposal

Following the Final Decision from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on February 1, 2012, residential electric and gas customers can now choose either a new SmartMeter™ or a traditional analog meter.

Learn more about the SmartMeter™ Opt-Out Program.

CPUC Releases Independent Report on SmartMeter™ Technology

The California Public Utilities Commission released on September 2, 2010, the findings of its independent, third-party assessment of PG&E&'s SmartMeter™ program. Please follow the links below for more information on the report:

Read the PG&E press release about the results of the independent evaluation confirming the accuracy of the SmartMeter™ meters.

SmartMeter™ Program Reports to the CPUC

PG&E reports regularly to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regarding progress of the SmartMeter™ program. The CPUC is the California regulatory authority for PG&E.

Latest Reports

California Senate Appearance on April 26, 2010

In comments to a California State Senate panel on April 26, 2010, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Helen Burt outlined findings of the company's review of its SmartMeter™ technology and assured customers the technology is performing up to industry standards.

Read the complete text of her prepared remarks.


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  • SmartMeter™ gas and electric meters installed as of 03/31/2013

    PG&E joins many other leading utility companies in upgrading customers' traditional meters to SmartMeter™ technology, for a smarter, more efficient power grid.

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