Washington, D.C. 20549

                       FORM 12B-25

              Commission File Number 333-77145


(Check One): [ ]Form 10-K [ ]Form 20-F [X]Form 11-K [ ]Form 10-Q
[ ]Form N-SAR

For Period Ended: December 31, 2000

[ ] Transition Report on Form 10-K
[ ] Transition Report on Form 20-F
[ ] Transition Report on Form 11-K
[ ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[ ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended: ___________________

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission
has verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above,
identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:


Full name of registrant: The PG&E Corporation Retirement Savings Fund Plan
(which includes The PG&E Corporation Retirement Savings Fund Plan for
Union-Represented Employees)

Former name if applicable:

Address of principal executive office: One Market Street, Spear Tower, Suite 400

City, state and zip code: San Francisco, California 94105

PART II -- RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or
expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the
following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

	(a) The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this
	form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;

	(b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition
	report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof,
	will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the
[x]	prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition
	report on Form 10-Q, or portion thereof will be filed on or before the
	fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and

	(c) The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule
	12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K,
10-Q, N-SAR, or the transition report portion thereof, could not be filed
within the prescribed time period. (Attach extra sheets if needed)

The registrant is unable to confirm certain plan information supplied by
the independent plan trustee by June 29, 2001, the due date for the report,
without unreasonable effort or expense.  Such report shall be filed no later
than July 13, 2001.


(1) Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this

     Allison Hayes   		    415               267-7051
    -------------------          ---------          ----------------
          (Name)                (Area Code)        (Telephone Number)

(2) Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act
of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the
registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no,
identify report(s).

[x]Yes  [ ]No

(3) Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by
the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion

[ ]Yes   [X]No

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and
quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable
estimate of the results cannot be made.

The PG&E Corporation Retirement Savings Fund Plan (which includes
The PG&E Corporation Retirement Savings Fund Plan for Union-Represented
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.

                                   Bruce R. Worthington
Date: June 27, 2001		By________________________________________
					Bruce R. Worthington
					Chairman, Employee Benefit Committee