PG&E's equipment failures have caused over 1,500 wildfires in the past few years. California deserves a utility run for people, not profit. The solution is to take it out of the hands of investors and put it in the hands of the public.
Let's Own PG&E is a campaign from various California chapters of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). DSA is united with the No PG&E Bailout coalition of environmental justice organizations to make public ownership of PG&E a reality. Join us.
A Profitable Disaster
PG&E has cost California billions in property damage and lives lost, but at every turn, its investors are bailed out. It's a cycle that will continue until we stop it.
San Bruno Explosion
Registering 1.1 on the Richter scale, this gas pipeline explosion was caused by PG&E's negligence, killing eight people and leveling 38 houses.
North Bay Fires
PG&E's equipment was implicated in 12 of the 13 wildfires that hit counties in and around Santa Rosa, all while claiming that fires like these are the "new normal."
Escalating from the previous year, PG&E's negligence led to the deadliest wildfire in California history and the worst in the US in a century, claiming nearly 100 lives and causing $16.5 billion in damages with a fire large enough to be visible from space.
The Disaster Magnates
Let's Own PG&E
The solution is to bring Pacific Gas and Electric into public ownership, making it democratically accountable to the people of California and its workers.
Learn about these demands and how you can get involved.
Publicly owned utilities aren't new; in fact, they're the norm. See how other utilities operate and how they can serve as a model for a publicly owned PG&E.
Benefits of Public Ownership
An energy utility owned by its workers and the public is what California needs. We have a lot to benefit from.