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July 27, 2016

Retiring PG&E Employee Reflects on Career Helping Farms that Provide Californians with Bounty of Produce

Jose Rios picked produce in the fields as a teenager, so he knows firsthand the grueling life of a farmworker. As a PG&E employee, he has worked for years helping farmers with their needs and to be energy efficient. He was set to retire this year, but decided to wait just a bit for a very important reason.

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July 26, 2016

From the Gridiron to Power Poles: Electrical Issues No Trouble for Vacaville’s Decker

The work of a troubleman can be tough and physically demanding, but it’s no problem for a former professional linebacker. In this case, the athlete is Valerie Decker, who took her passion for sports and applied it to electric line work. Read her story, including how safety is such a big part of her life — at work but also at home.

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July 25, 2016

PG&E Employees Douse Fire Burning Dangerously Close to Church Preschool, Apartments

They spotted smoke in the distance and when they drove in closer, they saw flames. PG&E employees Chris Torres and Ricky Marino Sr. sprang into action using fire extinguishers and equipment from their truck to put out the fire as it inched toward a church preschool and an apartment complex.

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July 19, 2016

VIDEO: Innovation Helps PG&E Upgrade East Bay Power Lines More Safely and Efficiently

PG&E routinely uses helicopters to upgrade power lines and steel towers throughout its service area to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system and to help meet growing demand for energy. As this video shows, the PG&E crew on one such project also used a new, innovative work method to complete the job more safely and efficiently than ever before.

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 / July 21, 2016

San Jose: Cisco Saves Big with Energy Efficiency Projects

Cisco is one of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley. The company, which provides network and data center solutions and services, also uses a lot of energy. Enter PG&E, which collaborated with the company on some big-time energy savings. ...


 / July 18, 2016

VIDEO: College Students Gain Valuable Real-World Experience as PG&E Interns

This year, some 250 college students are working throughout PG&E as summer interns. As this video shows, the program is helping create PG&E's energy industry of the future....
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 / July 12, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Hosts Second Military Career Day at Toyota/Save Mart 350

More than 200 veterans recently gathered for Millitary Career Day prior to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. PG&E hosted the event where veterans, active military, reservists and their spouses had the chance to meet with 40 local employers....
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 / July 6, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Tests Drones, New Safety Tool for Inspections of Remote Infrastructure

PG&E has the largest hydroelectric system of any investor-owned utility in America. And inspecting that 500-mile system can be a time-consuming job that requires workers to deal with treacherous terrain and reach hard-to-access locations. But as this video shows, there’s a new tool that promises...
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 / June 30, 2016

VIDEO: Safe Operation of Gas Storage Facilities a Top Priority for PG&E

As this video shows, natural gas storage is a necessary component of PG&E’s ability to provide safe, reliable and affordable gas to its customers....
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 / June 22, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Tests Technologies that Could Offer Early Warning, Speedy Restoration after Major Earthquake

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits the Bay Area. The devastation is widespread. Does this sound like the latest summer blockbuster? It’s not. Practicing its response to a major earthquake, PG&E staged a company-wide exercise to test the company’s readiness....


 / June 16, 2016

PG&E Named One of Top Employers for Asian Pacific Americans

PG&E was among seven companies recently honored for being at the forefront of promoting Asian Pacific American employees and global diversity. Says PG&E's Roy Kuga, "This award recognized our dedication to foster and celebrate diversity."...


 / June 10, 2016

Glenn County: PG&E Lineman Wins National Public Service Award for 25 Years as Volunteer Firefighter

PG&E lineman and Orland resident Jeff Gomes has worked in tough conditions: fierce storms, sweltering heat, the aftermath of wildfires — to help restore power. After more than 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, he will receive a big honor: The Jefferson Award for Public...


 / June 1, 2016

PG&E Falcons Take First Flight

Flash, Talon and Grace have taken their first flights.The three young peregrine falcons that hatched on April 17 on a 33rd-floor ledge of the PG&E headquarters in the city’s Financial District, tested their wings over the long Memorial Day weekend....

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