The California Public Utilities Commission issued the citation on Friday. The commission says PG&E reported in September that more than 100 non-qualified contractors conducted hundreds of thousands of inspections between February and May 2014 and in November 2014.
PG&E spokesman Donald Cutler said in a statement that the company had changed its operator qualifications process even before it reported to the CPUC and expected to complete re-inspections by the end of the year.
The commission says PG&E has 30 days to pay or contest the citation.
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