PG&ECorporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2022

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Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Index

PG&E is committed to continuous improvement when it comes to how we report our impacts and sustainable business strategies. The table below reflects PG&E’s reporting of metrics in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) voluntary reporting framework. Unless otherwise noted, our response reflects year-end 2021 performance. Data included in this disclosure may differ from other disclosures in order to conform to the SASB reporting requirements.

Electric Utilities Standard

SASB Code Accounting Metric Unit of Measure PG&E Response 2022
Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Energy Resource Planning
IF-EU-110a.1 Gross global Scope 1 emissionsFootnote 1a Metric tons CO2e 3,898,362
Percentage covered under emissions-limiting regulationsFootnote 1b Percentage (%) 73%
Percentage covered under emissions-reporting regulationsFootnote 1c 98%
IF-EU-110a.2 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with power deliveriesFootnote 1d Metric tons CO2e 2,601,009
IF-EU-110a.3 Discussion of long-term and short-term strategy or plan to manage Scope 1 emissions, emissions reduction targets, and an analysis of performance against those targets N/A Climate Strategy Report (PDF)
IF-EU-110a.4 Number of customers served in markets subject to renewable portfolio standards (RPS) Number 5,549,739
Percentage fulfillment of RPS target by market Percentage (%) 100%
Air Quality
IF-EU-120a.1 NOX Metric tons 139
SOX 14
Particulate matter (PM10) 112
Lead (Pb) 0
Mercury (Hg) 0
Percentage of NOX in or near areas of dense population Percentage (%) 100%
Percentage of SOX in or near areas of dense population 100%
Percentage of particulate matter (PM10) in or near areas of dense population 100%
Percentage of lead (Pb) in or near areas of dense population 0%
Percentage of mercury (Hg) in or near areas of dense population 0%
Water Management
IF-EU-140a.1 Total water withdrawn Thousand cubic meters (m3) Saltwater: 3,249,837 Freshwater: 1,024
Total water consumed Freshwater: 418
Percentage of total water withdrawn in regions with high or extremely high baseline water stress Percentage (%) Saltwater: 0%
Freshwater: 21%
Percentage of total water consumed in regions with high or extremely high baseline water stress Saltwater: 0%
Freshwater: 39%
IF-EU-140a.2 Number of incidents of non-compliance associated with water quantity and/or quality permits, standards, and regulations Number 12
IF-EU-140a.3 Description of water management risks and discussion of strategies and practices to mitigate those risks N/A PG&E Corporation 2022 Response to CDP Water Questionnaire (PDF)
Coal Ash Management
IF-EU-150a.1 Amount of coal combustion residuals (CCR) generated Metric tons PG&E does not have coal operations
Percentage CCR recycled Percentage (%) PG&E does not have coal operations
IF-EU-150a.2 Total number of CCR impoundments, broken down by hazard potential classification and structural integrity assessment Number PG&E does not have coal operations
Energy Affordability
IF-EU-240a.12 Average retail electric rate for residential customers USD/KWh $0.21246
Average retail electric rate for commercial customers $0.18653
Average retail electric rate for industrial customers $0.10747
IF-EU-240a.23 Typical monthly electric bill for residential customers for 500 kWh USD $143.11
Typical monthly electric bill for residential customers for 1,000 kWh $307.52
IF-EU-240a.3 Number of residential customer electric disconnections for non-payment Number 0Footnote 4a
Percentage of residential customer electric disconnections for non-payment reconnected within 30 days Percentage (%) 0Footnote 4b
IF-EU-240a.4 Discussion of impact of external factors on customer affordability of electricity, including the economic conditions of the service territory N/A Energy Affordability
Workforce Health and Safety
IF-EU-320a.15 Total recordable incident rate Rate per 100 full-time workers 1.97
Fatality rate 0.00
Near miss frequency rate 2.89
End-Use Efficiency and Demand
IF-EU-420a.1 Percentage of electric utility revenues from rate structures that are decoupled Percentage (%) 100%
IF-EU-420a.2 Percentage of electric load served by smart grid technology (SmartMeters) Percentage (%) by megawatt hours (MWh) 99%
IF-EU-420a.3 Customer electricity savings from efficiency measures Megawatt hours (MWh) 1,846,700
Nuclear Safety and Emergency Management
IF-EU-540a.1 Total number of nuclear power units, broken down by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Action Matrix Column Number 2
IF-EU-540a.2 Description of efforts to manage nuclear safety and emergency preparedness N/A Nuclear Energy
Grid Resiliency
IF-EU-550a.1 Number of incidents of non-compliance with physical and/or cybersecurity standards or regulations Number This information is confidential
IF-EU-550a.2 System Average Interruption Duration Index (SAIDI) Minutes 218.7
System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI) 1.318
Customer Average Interruption Duration Index (CAIDI) 165.5
Activity Metrics
IF-EU-000.A Number of residential customers served Number 4,875,818
Number of commercial customers served 544,318
Number of industrial customers served 1,353
IF-EU-000.B Total electricity delivered to residential customers Megawatt hours (MWh) 28,659,453
Total electricity delivered to non-residential customers 49,928,401
IF-EU-000.C Length of distribution lines Kilometers (km) 173,809
Length of transmission lines 28,968
IF-EU-000.D Total electricity generated Megawatt hours (MWh) 27,287,000
Percentage by major energy source Percentage (%) Renewable Energy and Storage
Percentage in regulated markets 100%
  • 1. Reflects 2020 greenhouse gas emissions given that 2021 emissions are currently undergoing third-party verification. 1a , 1b , 1c ,
  • 2. Average rate includes all customers (bundled and departing load) that receive delivery service from PG&E. 2
  • 3. Bills are based on the Schedule E-1 tiered rate applicable to non-CARE bundled (full service) customers. 3
  • 4. PG&E had a moratorium on all residential customer disconnections in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 4a , 4b
  • 5. Data for PG&E employees. 5

Gas Utilities Standard

SASB Code Accounting Metric Unit of Measure PG&E Response 2021
Energy Affordability
IF-GU-240a.1 Average retail gas rate for residential customers USD/MMBtu $1.63925
Average retail gas rate for commercial and industrial customers $1.26754
Average retail gas rate for transportation services only $0.43526
IF-GU-240a.2 Typical monthly gas bill for residential customers for 50 MMBtu of gas delivered per year USD $68.29
Typical monthly gas bill for residential customers for 100 MMBtu of gas delivered per year $136.60
IF-GU-240a.3 Number of residential customer gas disconnections for non-payment Number 01a
Percentage of residential customer gas disconnections for non-payment, reconnected within 30 days Percentage (%) 01b
IF-GU-240a.4 Discussion of impact of external factors on customer affordability of gas, including the economic conditions of the service territory N/A Energy Affordability
End-Use Efficiency
IF-GU-420a.1 Percentage of gas utility revenues from rate structures that are decoupled Percentage (%) 100%
IF-GU-420a.2 Customer gas savings from efficiency measures Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu) 4,330,000
Integrity of Gas Delivery Infrastructure
IF-GU-540a.1 Number of reportable pipeline incidents Number 6
Number of Corrective Action Orders (CAO) 0
Number of Notices of Probable Violation 0
IF-GU-540a.2 Percentage of distribution pipeline that is cast and/or wrought iron Percentage (%) by length 0.07%
Percentage of distribution pipeline that is unprotected steel 0.002%
IF-GU-540a.3 Percentage of gas transmission pipelines inspected Percentage (%) by length Strength Test:
91.6% (5,921 miles)

In-line Inspection:
45.7% (2,957 miles)

Direct Assessment:
  • External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA):
    14% (902 miles, approximately 7 new ECDA miles)
  • Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment:
    5.9% (382 miles)
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking Direct Assessment:
    0.2% (14 miles)
Other: <1%
  • Direct Examination:
    <1 mile Low Stress Re-assessment - 37 miles
Percentage of gas distribution pipelines inspected (distribution leak survey)2 37.3%
IF-GU-540a.4 Description of efforts to manage the integrity of gas delivery infrastructure, including risks related to safety and emissions N/A Gas Safety
Activity Metrics
IF-GU-000.A Number of residential customers served Number 4,344,503
Number of commercial customers served 228,882
Number of industrial customers served 1,167
IF-GU-000.B Amount of natural gas delivered to residential customers Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu) 185,722,342
Amount of natural gas delivered to commercial customers 81,415,094
Amount of natural gas delivered to industrial customers 538,802,760
Amount of natural gas transferred to a third party 106,792,032
IF-GU-000.C Length of gas transmission pipelines Kilometers (km) 9,978
Length of gas distribution pipelines 70,489

Energy Affordability

SASB Code: IF-GU-240a.1
Accounting Metric
Average retail electric rate for residential customers
Unit of Measure
USD/MMBtu
PG&E Response 2021
$1.63925
Accounting Metric
Average retail electric rate for commercial customers
Unit of Measure
USD/MMBtu
PG&E Response 2021
$1.26754
Accounting Metric
Average retail gas rate for transportation services only
Unit of Measure
USD/MMBtu
PG&E Response 2021
$0.43526
SASB Code: IF-GU-240a.2
Accounting Metric
Typical monthly gas bill for residential customers for 50 MMBtu of gas delivered per year
Unit of Measure
USD
PG&E Response 2021
$68.29
Accounting Metric
Typical monthly gas bill for residential customers for 100 MMBtu of gas delivered per year
Unit of Measure
USD
PG&E Response 2021
$136.60
SASB Code: IF-GU-240a.3
Accounting Metric
Number of residential customer gas disconnections for non-payment
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
01a
Accounting Metric
Percentage of residential customer gas disconnections for non-payment, reconnected within 30 days
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%)
PG&E Response 2021
01b
SASB Code: IF-GU-240a.4
Accounting Metric
Discussion of impact of external factors on customer affordability of gas, including the economic conditions of the service territory
Unit of Measure
N/A
PG&E Response 2021
Energy Affordability

End-Use Efficiency

SASB Code: IF-GU-420a.1
Accounting Metric
Percentage of gas utility revenues from rate structures that are decoupled
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%)
PG&E Response 2021
100%
SASB Code: IF-GU-420a.2
Accounting Metric
Customer gas savings from efficiency measures
Unit of Measure
Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu)
PG&E Response 2021
4,330,000

Integrity of Gas Delivery Infrastructure

SASB Code: IF-GU-540a.1
Accounting Metric
Number of reportable pipeline incidents
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
6
Accounting Metric
Number of Corrective Action Orders (CAO)
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
0
Accounting Metric
Number of Notices of Probable Violation
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
0
SASB Code: IF-GU-540a.2
Accounting Metric
Percentage of distribution pipeline that is cast and/or wrought iron
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%) by length
PG&E Response 2021
0.07%
Accounting Metric
Percentage of distribution pipeline that is unprotected steel
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%) by length
PG&E Response 2021
0.002%
SASB Code: IF-GU-540a.3
Accounting Metric
Percentage of gas transmission pipelines inspected
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%) by length
PG&E Response 2021
Strength Test: 91.6% (5,921 miles)
In-Line Inspections: 45.7% (2,957 miles)
Direct Assessment:
  • External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA) - 14% (902 miles, approximately 7 new ECDA miles)
  • Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment - 5.9% (382 miles)
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking Direct Assessment - 0.2% (14 miles)
Other: <1%
  • Direct Examination - < 1 mile Low Stress Re-assessment - 37 miles
Accounting Metric
Percentage of gas distribution pipelines inspected (distribution leak survey)2
Unit of Measure
Percentage (%) by length
PG&E Response 2021
37.3%
SASB Code: IF-GU-540a.4
Accounting Metric
Description of efforts to manage the integrity of gas delivery infrastructure, including risks related to safety and emissions
Unit of Measure
N/A
PG&E Response 2021
Gas Safety

Activity Metrics

SASB Code: IF-GU-000.A
Accounting Metric
Number of residential customers served
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
4,344,503
Accounting Metric
Number of commercial customers served
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
228,882
Accounting Metric
Number of industrial customers served
Unit of Measure
Number
PG&E Response 2021
1,167
SASB Code: IF-GU-000.B
Accounting Metric
Amount of natural gas delivered to residential customers
Unit of Measure
Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu)
PG&E Response 2021
185,722,342
Accounting Metric
Amount of natural gas delivered to commercial customers
Unit of Measure
Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu)
PG&E Response 2021
81,415,094
Accounting Metric
Amount of natural gas delivered to industrial customers
Unit of Measure
Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu)
PG&E Response 2021
538,802,760
Accounting Metric
Amount of natural gas transferred to a third party
Unit of Measure
Million British Thermal Units (MMBtu)
PG&E Response 2021
106,792,032
SASB Code: IF-GU-000.C
Accounting Metric
Length of gas transmission pipelines
Unit of Measure
Kilometers (km)
PG&E Response 2021
9,978
Accounting Metric
Length of gas distribution pipelines
Unit of Measure
Kilometers (km)
PG&E Response 2021
70,489
  • 1. PG&E had a moratorium on all residential customer disconnections in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 1a , 1b
  • 2. PG&E reports this metric in percentage of distribution services rather than percentage by length. 2