Washington, D.C.  20549

                            AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO
                                 FORM 8-K/A

                             CURRENT REPORT

 Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                       Date of Report:  April 6, 2001

PG&E Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

California                       1-12609          94-3234914
(State or other Jurisdiction    (Commission       (IRS Employer
 of Incorporation)               File Number)      Identification No.)

PG&E Corporation
One Market, Spear Tower, Suite 2400
San Francisco, California 94105
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(415) 267-7000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Item 5 is amended to add the case number, as set forth below.

Item 5.  Other Events.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Bankruptcy

On April 6, 2001, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (Utility), the
California subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, filed a voluntary petition
for relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy
Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of
California, Case No. 01-30923-M.  Pursuant to Chapter 11 of the
U.S. Bankruptcy Code, the Utility retains control of its assets and is
authorized to operate its business as a debtor in possession while being
subject to the jurisdiction of the Bankruptcy Court.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                              PG&E CORPORATION

                              By:  CHRISTOPHER P. JOHNS
                                  CHRISTOPHER P. JOHNS
                                  Vice President and Controller

Dated:  April 6, 2001