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February 22, 2017

Checking It Twice: PG&E Inspects Power Lines in Fire-Prone Areas Two Times a Year

Five years of drought, pest infestations and warmer temperatures are transforming some of California’s beloved landscape. The total number of dead trees in the state since 2010 stands at 102 million. Now PG&E continues to use helicopters to inspect power lines and identify dead trees, work that can help reduce the risk of wildfires.

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February 16, 2017

PG&E Deploys Its First Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Facility featuring Tesla Powerpack Technology

Building on the success of its Vaca-Dixon and Yerba Buena battery storage systems, PG&E recently deployed its third energy storage facility in Yuba County. Co-located with PG&E’s Browns Valley substation roughly 50 miles north of Sacramento, the new, 500 kW/2000 kWh battery storage system is PG&E’s first lithium-ion energy storage facility and features Tesla Powerpack technology.

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February 14, 2017

Bakersfield: PG&E Valentine’s Day Balloon Giveaway Stresses Safety

With a focus on safety, PG&E gave out 80 complimentary Valentine’s Day balloon bouquets to customers at Log Cabin Florist in Bakersfield. The event stressed latex balloons as an alternative to metallic balloons, which were responsible for 429 power outages in PG&E’s service area last year.

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February 14, 2017

VIDEO: Fresno County Dairy Benefits from PG&E Energy Efficiency Partnership

Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.

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 / February 21, 2017

PG&E Named One of the Best Places to Work by Human Rights Campaign

For the 14th consecutive year, PG&E achieved a perfect score on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index for its strong commitment to diversity and inclusion....
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 / February 15, 2017

PG&E Opens Annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

PG&E is inviting high school and college students throughout Central and Northern California to apply for a Better Together STEM Scholarship. The program awards $100,000 in scholarship annually. ...
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 / February 9, 2017

Leader Named to ‘40 Under 40’ List for Directing PG&E’s Charitable, Volunteer Programs

Take risks. Be authentic. Seize opportunities that help you grow. Those are Ananda Baron’s ingredients for success, and she knows something about success. The PG&E senior director of community relations is among the winners of the San Francisco Business Times’ “40 Under 40” awards, which...
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 / February 6, 2017

VIDEO: Conserving Oceans and Energy a Powerful Message at Monterey Bay Aquarium

For more than 30 years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has thrilled visitors who marvel at the wonders of the ocean — playful sea otters, colorful fish and even sharks.In addition to its awe-inspiring sea life, its main message is that our very survival depends on...

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 / February 2, 2017

Innovating Through Partnerships for a Clean Energy Future

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 / February 2, 2017

Butte County: PG&E to Withdraw Relicense Application for DeSabla-Centerville Hydroelectric Facility

Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape and rising operating costs at the DeSabla-Centerville hydroelectric facility in Butte County, PG&E announced it will withdraw its application for a new license for the facility from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission....

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 / January 31, 2017

Art Rosenfeld, Remembering a Pioneer

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 / January 27, 2017

PG&E Offers Energy Saving, Safety Tips Around Lunar New Year Superstitions

PG&E welcomes the Year of the Rooster by offering some energy saving tips to help answer Lunar New Year superstitions — from house cleaning days to gift giving — designed to help customers get through the holidays worry free. PG&E employees will also take care...

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 / January 26, 2017

PG&E Statement on Sentencing

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 / January 23, 2017

Mutual Aid Helps PG&E Restoration Efforts in Wake of Winter Storms

PG&E is getting by with a little help from its friends. In a wild month that brought some of California’s most intense winter weather in half a decade, crews from energy companies in other Western states have stepped up to augment PG&E’s restoration response as...
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 / January 13, 2017

El Dorado County: IT Employees Help Deliver Oxygen Tanks to Homeowner during Storm

Two PG&E IT telecommunication technicians were on assignment during the storm that battered Northern California this week. It was important work but an even more pressing need took priority as they drove in heavy snow....

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 / January 12, 2017

California’s Big Bright Renewable Future

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 / January 10, 2017

Mighty Blue Army Battles Second Round of Storms

Another monster storm blew in today with blinding blizzard conditions, heavy rain and howling winds hitting 150 mph in some locations. Responding was PG&E's Mightly Blue Army, among the 3,000 employees braving the elements or providing operational support....
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 / January 5, 2017

Napa County: LED Streetlight Program Reaches Milestone

In Napa County, PG&E recently converted streetlights as part of its initiative to make nighttime lighting safer, more reliable and more energy-efficient. PG&E is beyond the halfway mark of its three-year program to equip 150,000 company-owned streetlights with the most efficient and reliable fixtures on...
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 / December 29, 2016

Year in Review: New Tools, Innovation Help Position PG&E for the Future

From embracing new technology such as drones to planning for the grid of the future — PG&E is working hard today to prepare for the energy landscape of tomorrow....

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