Entries by The San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco makes $2.5 billion offer for PG&E electric system

San Francisco is willing to pay $2.5 billion to buy Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines and other related infrastructure serving the city. Mayor London Breed and City Attorney Dennis Herrera included that price in a Friday letter to PG&E, reviewed by The Chronicle, which outlines the city’s offer for the embattled utility’s electric […]

CleanPowerSF tripling households served with municipal electricity

More than 250,000 San Francisco homes and businesses are about to become customers of CleanPowerSF, the municipal electricity program operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. In preparation for what will be the largest enrollment effort in the program’s history, the SFPUC began notifying residents and merchants this week that, by the spring, they’ll be […]