PG&E powers up Gas Control Center


Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has unveiled its new Gas Control Center, which will serve as PG&E’s center to monitor all aspects of its natural gas system across a 70,000 square-mile service area. The facility cost $38 million to build.

According to a statement from PG&E, real-time information and centralized teams will allow the company to better anticipate and respond to public safety concerns and ensure system reliability.

The center features a 90-foot-long video wall and smart boards that allow field personnel and system operators to analyze, share and assess important regional data in real time. The center is also equipped with a simulation facility to ensure operators can address a wide range of potential emergency situations.

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