PG&E CEO responds to viewer query about 'occasion' held throughout energy shutoffs


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Although PG&E officers got down to present an replace on the standing of energy outages within the Bay Space, the CEO Invoice Johnson discovered himself addressing criticism a few reported occasion staff attended throughout the shutoffs this week.

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“…Entertaining a gaggle of consumers it was insensitive, it was tone deaf, it was poor judgement given the timing of this on anniversary of the occasion two years in the past within the North Bay, it was inappropriate. Our focus must be on another issues. Our focus must be on serving clients effectively, ensuring we’re treating clients safely and ensuring we’re doing issues like PSPS effectively. We have to carry our focus again to that. I’ve instructed these people how I really feel about it, instructed all people within the firm we are going to now not be doing any occasions like this.”

Johnson additionally responded to ABC7 Information’ Dan Noyes’ query asking who paid for the occasion and if they will present any proof that shareholders paid for it.

“I am certain we are able to do one thing confirm that– however I will simply repeat this– I can inform you with nice assurance that can be paid for by shareholders.”

Johnson acknowledged that they weren’t ready for this occasion when it got here to communication and says that it’s one thing they are going to be sure that is best if and when this occurs once more.

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