PG&E Commitment: Latest Updates on Wildfire Response and Recovery Effort

January 17, 2018

PG&E Launches New Program to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northern and Central California

To help accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in California, PG&E has launched its new EV Charge Network program. Partnering with business customers and EV charging companies, PG&E will install 7,500 EV chargers at condominiums, apartment buildings and workplaces across Northern and Central California, including at sites in disadvantaged communities.

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January 11, 2018

VIDEO: PG&E Team Joins Energy Company Efforts in Restoring Power to Puerto Rico

Members of a PG&E emergency incident management team are now in their fourth week in Puerto Rico, part of an industry and nationwide effort to help local crews repair or replace damaged infrastructure and restore service to customers who have gone just over 100 days without electricity.

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December 28, 2017

2017 in Review: Innovation, Technology Deliver EPIC Programs that Benefit Customers

There is perhaps no better example that PG&E is a next-generation energy company than our Electric Program Investment Charge program. Called EPIC for short, the program allows PG&E to focus on emerging technologies that will help customers now and into the future. This was just one of the many ways we focused on innovation in 2017

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December 27, 2017

2017 in Review: PG&E’s Commitment to Clean Energy Takes a Big Step Forward

PG&E’s clean energy and sustainability initiatives were recently recognized by the 2017 Newsweek Green Rankings, which named the company as the greenest energy provider in the nation and the fourth greenest company overall. It’s no surprise since the company has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to sustainability, as evident over the past year.

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 / January 17, 2018

PG&E Earns Best-Ever Rating from Annual Gas Customer Service Survey

A company that surveys and assesses relationships between businesses and customers recently conducted an annual survey of PG&E California Gas Transmission’s largest wholesale gas transmission and storage customers. The results are the highest it has ever seen in 27 years....

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 / January 8, 2018

New Time-of-Use Rate Plan Will Support Cleaner, More Reliable Grid while Enhancing Control for PG&E Customers

PG&E has announced that it is introducing a new electric Time-of-Use rate plan to promote more efficient energy usage and provide customers with additional rate plan options. Starting in April, about 150,000 residential electric customers across PG&E’s service area will transition into the new rate...

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 / December 21, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Helps Protect Birds at Kern Water Bank

In Kern County, troubleman Nick Walker and his colleagues are adding bird diverters above distribution power lines above the Kern Water Bank. As this video shows, it's part of PG&E's efforts to keep birds safe and reduce the number of electric outages that happen...

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 / December 13, 2017

New Methane Sensors Help Assess Emissions at Key Gas Facilities

PG&E continues to find new ways to reduce its carbon footprint, including emissions from natural gas infrastructure. In support of these efforts, PG&E is investing in the development of new technologies and research that improves the accuracy of emissions data, and help target its efforts...

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 / December 11, 2017

PG&E Pays More Than $230 Million in Property Taxes to 50 California Counties

PG&E paid property taxes of more than $230 million this fall to the 50 counties where the energy company owns property and operates gas and electric infrastructure that serves 16 million Californians. The tax payments help support essential public services like education and public safety....

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 / December 5, 2017

A Proud Moment as PG&E Graduates New Class of Linemen

The hard work was done, and it was time for Chase Harrah to celebrate the end of a long journey. Harrah was one of 51 linemen to graduate on Tuesday (Nov. 28) from PG&E’s five-year apprenticeship program....

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 / November 29, 2017

PG&E Logistics Experts Assist with Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery

By Tracy Correa Lopez Just a few weeks after working as part of PG&E’s response to the North Bay wildfires, Vic Villar and Bryan Robledo were on a…...

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 / November 21, 2017

Bakersfield: PG&E, Home Depot Partner for Holiday Light Exchange

By Tracy Correa Lopez The line snaked around the front of Home Depot. Customers, clutching old shopping bags, were here for one thing: a holiday light swap. For…...

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 / November 16, 2017

PG&E Employees on Central Coast, Fresno Support Veterans Day Events

By John Lindsey and Tracy Correa Lopez A group of nearly 100 wounded and disabled military veterans — ranging from 20-year-old active duty service members to those who…...

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 / November 8, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E’s Military Career Day Focused on Service-Disabled Veterans

By Tony Khing SONOMA — When looking at former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ana Sarver, one can’t tell she’s suffering from PTSD and has a traumatic brain…...

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 / November 6, 2017

Northern California Wildfires: Here Are the Facts

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 / October 30, 2017

PG&E Appoints New Chief Nuclear Officer and New Vice President for Power Generation

PG&E has named James Welsch as the company's new chief nuclear officer and Jon Franke as vice president, power generation. Both appointments are effective Nov. 1....

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 / October 17, 2017

PG&E Restores Nearly All Electric Customers in Wildfire Zones

After more than a week of around-the-clock restoration work, PG&E has restored electric power to 97 percent of customers who can receive it....

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 / October 11, 2017

PG&E Statement on North Bay Wildfires

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 / October 9, 2017

PG&E Crews Responding to Wind-Driven Wildfires in North Bay

PG&E’s response to the wind-driven wildfires in the North Bay will continue until all customers who can be restored have their power back....

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 / October 2, 2017

Oroville: PG&E Distributes Emergency Safety Kits to Children Impacted by Recent Evacuations

They may be young, but the students at Ophir Elementary School have more practice than even most grownups when it comes to responding to life-or-death emergencies. Their families have had to evacuate their city due to the Oroville Dam incident, as well as several wildfires....

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 / September 27, 2017

PG&E Opens New Academy to Train Gas Safety Workforce of the Future

PG&E opened its new Gas Safety Academy in Winters today. The state-of-the-art site will serve as the primary training center for employees learning to operate and maintain every aspect of the company’s natural gas infrastructure....

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