Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on Friday, said that it remains focused and engaged on essential projects to provide continuity of service during this critical time and for the safety of its customers and communities. These essential projects involve maintaining, repairing and upgrading the safety and reliability of its gas and electric infrastructure as well as key wildfire mitigations as the state and nation continue battling the COVID-19 virus.

California’s shelter-at-home order currently remains in effect for all 40 million Californians and has been extended in key areas until May 1. Importantly, the order exempts essential workers in critical infrastructure sectors, including energy companies like PG&E. This includes individuals performing any work necessary to the operation and maintenance of gas and electrical systems and services, including those that support other essential services.

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