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March 7, 2014
PG&E has joined with others to develop a robot prototype that will enhance the companies’ ability to visually inspect natural gas pipelines for signs of corrosion, while minimizing lengthy constructions digs.More »
March 6, 2014
Students at Emerson Middle School in Bakersfield got to show off what they had learned thanks to a $5,000 PG&E Bright Ideas Grant. The program, which helps to increase the understanding of energy in public schools, allowed the school to buy kits to build solar-powered cars.More »
March 6, 2014
PG&E has successfully completed its Cornerstone Project — an initiative which helped the utility achieve record electric reliability delivered to its customers in 2013. This multi-year effort was created to improve electric service for customers by focusing on reducing both the frequency and duration of customer outages.More »
March 5, 2014
PG&E spent $2.3 billion with diverse suppliers in 2013, accounting for 42.1 percent of its total procurement budget. “Our focus on supplier diversity has given new opportunities to thousands of businesses, allowing them to grow and hire, strengthening California’s economy,” said PG&E President Chris Johns.More »
PG&E, Others Developing Mini-Robot to Enhance Pipeline Inspections
Bakersfield: Students Learn Benefits of Solar With Bright Ideas Grant
Customers Have Benefitted as PG&E Completes Multi-Year Electric Reliability Project
VIDEO: PG&E Spent $2.3 Billion with Diverse Suppliers in 2013, Another Record Year