|SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION|
|Washington, D.C. 20549|
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: February 25, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
|Commission File Number||Exact Name of Registrant|
as specified in its charter
|State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization||IRS Employer Identification Number|
|1-2348||PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY||California||94-0742640|
|77 Beale Street||77 Beale Street|
|P.O. Box 770000||P.O. Box 770000|
|San Francisco,||California||94177||San Francisco,||California||94177|
| (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|| (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
|(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)||(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
|☐||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|☐||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b)|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))|
|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:|
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, no par value||PCG||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Equity Units||PCGU||The New York Stock Exchange|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 5% series A redeemable||PCG-PE||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 5% redeemable||PCG-PD||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 4.80% redeemable||PCG-PG||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 4.50% redeemable||PCG-PH||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 4.36% series A redeemable||PCG-PI||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 6% nonredeemable||PCG-PA||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 5.50% nonredeemable||PCG-PB||NYSE American LLC|
|First preferred stock, cumulative, par value $25 per share, 5% nonredeemable||PCG-PC||NYSE American LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
|Emerging growth company||PG&E Corporation||☐|
|Emerging growth company||Pacific Gas and Electric Company||☐|
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
|Pacific Gas and Electric Company||¨|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 25, 2021, PG&E Corporation issued a press release reporting its financial results and the financial results of its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the “Utility”), for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report. PG&E Corporation also will hold a webcast conference call to discuss financial results and management’s business outlook. The press release contains information about how to access the webcast. The slide presentation, which includes supplemental information relating to PG&E Corporation and the Utility, will be used by management during the webcast and is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this report. The Exhibits will be posted on PG&E Corporation’s website at http://investor.pgecorp.com.
The information included in Items 2.02, 7.01 and 9.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished, and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
The information included in the Exhibits to this report is incorporated by reference in response to this Item 7.01, is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act.
Public Dissemination of Certain Information
PG&E Corporation and the Utility routinely provide links to the Utility’s principal regulatory proceedings before the California Public Utility Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) at http://investor.pgecorp.com, under the “Regulatory Filings” tab, so that such filings are available to investors upon filing with the relevant agency. PG&E Corporation and the Utility also routinely post or provide direct links to presentations, documents, and other information that may be of interest to investors at http://investor.pgecorp.com, under the “PG&E Progress,” “Chapter 11,” “Wildfire Updates” and “News & Events: Events & Presentations” tabs, respectively, in order to publicly disseminate such information. It is possible that any of these filings or information included therein could be deemed to be material information. The information contained on such website is not part of this or any other report that PG&E Corporation or the Utility files with, or furnishes to, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit Number Description
Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This current report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the beliefs, expectations, estimates, future plans and strategies of PG&E Corporation and the Utility, as well as forecasts and estimates regarding PG&E Corporation’s earnings guidance for 2020 and 2021 and the 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions, which management believes are reasonable, and on information currently available to management, but are necessarily subject to various risks and uncertainties. In addition to the risk that these assumptions prove to be inaccurate, factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements include factors disclosed in PG&E Corporation’s and the Utility’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, their joint quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2020, June 30, 2020, September 30, 2020 and other reports filed with the SEC, which are available on PG&E Corporation’s website at www.pgecorp.com and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Additional factors include, but are not limited to, those associated
with the Plan of Reorganization of PG&E Corporation and the Utility that became effective on July 1, 2020. PG&E Corporation and the Utility undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether due to new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by law.
|Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.|
|By:||/s/ CHRIS A. FOSTER|
|Dated:||February 25, 2021|
Chris A. Foster
Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer
|PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ DAVID S. THOMASON|
|Dated:||February 25, 2021||David S. Thomason|
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller