May 23, 2017

Santa Maria: Homeless Shelter Receives Much-Needed Energy Savings Assistance

As the largest facility of its kind in Santa Maria, Good Samaritan Shelter is used to lending a helping hand to those in need. But recently, the shelter was on the receiving end of assistance that could help it financially for years to come.

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May 19, 2017

PG&E’s Solar Choice Program Brings Clean Energy to Customers at Lower Cost

The cost for customers to participate in PG&E’s Solar Choice program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and nearly 50 percent for some business customers. PG&E continues to invest in the program with new solar infrastructure by renewable developers.

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May 16, 2017

Oakland: PG&E Gas Crews Testing More Efficient, Faster Way to Reach Underground Pipes

PG&E is testing new “keyhole” technology that uses special tools and is less invasive when replacing service tee caps — underground pipe pieces that link together other pipes. The new method enhances safety and is more efficient and environmentally friendly because it eliminates larger digs and restoration.

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May 15, 2017

Inspired by PG&E’s Support of Veteran Hiring, HIRE Vets Act Becomes Law

The HIRE Vets Act, signed into law by President Trump this month, is intended to encourage more companies to prioritize the hiring of military veterans. The new law was inspired by PG&E’s long-standing support of veteran hiring.

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 / May 17, 2017

PG&E’s Asian Employee Resource Group Continues to Evolve After Three Decades

The Asian ERG at PG&E formed more than 30 years ago and has grown to expand both its employee base along with its community involvement. The group helps internally with PG&E company initiatives and provides annual scholarships to students. ...


 / May 10, 2017

PG&E Joins U.S. Business Sector to Voice Support for Paris Climate Accord

In concert with other concerned companies from across the country, PG&E has joined the campaign to persuade President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement....
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 / May 9, 2017

PG&E Archaeologists Dedicated to Protecting Cultural Resources

A nine-member team of archaeologists at PG&E help ensure the company, its employees and contractors comply with environmental laws and regulations, including stewardship of cultural resources....


 / May 2, 2017

Watch the Webcam: Falcon Couple Lays Trio of Eggs in Nest atop PG&E Building

Three falcon eggs are being carefully guarded by their parents on the 33rd floor of PG&E's downtown San Francisco headquarters -- it's an annual event that the public to watch via webcam. Since 2004, Falcons have been nesting on PG&E's building and each year,...
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 / April 27, 2017

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s PG&E Line Workers Using Helicopters for Tower Work

Imagine looking straight down 200 feet. You’re not standing on top of a building, bridge or cliff. You’re flying. Harnessed to a line and suspended from a helicopter, you’re on your way to the top of a high voltage transmission tower. What seems like a...
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 / April 24, 2017

On Earth Day, PG&E Employees Clean State Parks, Remember Fresno Shooting Victims

They came with gloves. They came with shovels. They came with wheelbarrows. The PG&E Blue Army assembled to take on the garbage, debris and weeds of 11 state parks on Earth Day. Employees at each location also held a moment of silence for three men...
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 / April 17, 2017

Oakland: PG&E Retiree Honored for Teaching African-American Children the ‘Cowboy Code’

When Odest Logan retired after 37 years working on the gas side with PG&E, he truly rode off into the sunset — but that wasn’t the last we’d hear of him. These days he's helping a new generation of African-American children in the East Bay...
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 / April 11, 2017

One Text Could Wreck it All: Bakersfield Teens Get Straight Talk on Distracted Driving

Driving is the first taste of freedom for many teenagers. But with freedom comes responsibility. Last week (April 4), the CHP teamed with Bakersfield police and PG&E at Mira Monte High School to urge teens to eliminate distractions behind the wheel....
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 / April 4, 2017

VIDEO: From Outer Space to Planet Earth, PG&E Tests Drone Technology to Improve Gas Safety

It came from outer space — to bring safety to your street. PG&E recently hosted a demonstration of new drone technology at its training facility in Livermore. In this video, a group of engineers test a methane gas sensor first developed to look for life...
Day laborers and farmworkers learned about the importance of calling 811 before beginning any digging project during a workshop in Berkeley.


 / March 28, 2017

Berkeley: Day Laborers, Farmworkers Learn Importance of Calling 811 Prior to Digging

A workshop in Berkeley this week helped educate day laborers and farmworkers about the importance of the free Call Before You Dig program and stressed the potential dangers of not taking the time to make the 811 call....

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