11/25/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/25/2020 12:48
Release Date: November 25, 2020
Contact: PG&E External Communications (415) 973-5930
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Holiday lights and decorations are already popping up around many communities in Northern and Central California-offering a dash of much-needed cheer in 2020. As those lights go up indoors or outside, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds customers to use energy efficient bulbs, which are the safest option and can help save money.
'Holidays are a great time to remind our customers about how to practice holiday lighting safety. First and foremost, be aware of your surroundings to avoid electric hazards,' said Aaron August, PG&E Vice President of Business Development & Customer Engagement. 'Second, LED lights are a great way to save energy and money on your bill this time of year.'
Life-Saving Holiday Lighting Safety Tips
LED Lights are Safe, Efficient and Long-lasting
When not used properly, decorations-particularly lights-can create safety hazards or cause fires. By taking the proper precautions both inside and outside of the home, customers can prevent hazards and focus on friends and family during the holidays.
More Ways to Save Energy and Money
PG&E also reminds customers to periodically check lights and decorations throughout the season to ensure they continue to operate safely. For more PG&E holiday safety and energy efficiency tips, visit www.pge.com/everyday-tips.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 23,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit pge.com and pge.com/news.