PG&E sends electrical workers to help restore power in wake of Superstorm Sandy

newsroom@thetribunenews.comNovember 1, 2012 

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has loaned 150 of its electrical system personnel to the effort of restoring power in the New York area in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

PG&E spokesman Blair Jones said that two of the 150 workers are based in San Luis Obispo County.

The personnel arrived back east on Wednesday and met with staff from the main utility in the region, Con Edison, to discuss safety issues and work procedures.

Jones said that based on how power needs to be restored and the expertise of the PG&E crews, they will be used in the Brooklyn and Queens, and will start their assignments on Friday.

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