PG&E To Hold Smart Meter Briefing Tuesday, Feb. 1

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will hold a SmartMeter Educational Center in City Council Chambers, 736 F St., Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

PG&E representatives will staff the event to help customers with their questions about PG&E’s SmartMeter program, billing and more.  The Educational Centers will also feature a SmartMeter demonstration board.

PG&E is deploying SmartMeter gas and electric meters in Humboldt County.  The SmartMeter program provides customers with more information about their energy usage and more rate options to help them reduce their energy use and bills. SmartMeter technology will also help the state meet its renewable energy goals and provide the foundation for a future smart grid which will make the power grid more reliable, efficient and sustainable.

For more information about PG&E’s SmartMeter program, visit or call PG&E’s 24-hour SmartMeter Hotline at 1-866-743-0263.