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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 part of a regional mutual aid agreement.

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January 19, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Aids Customers during Area’s Fiercest Storms in Years

Weather forecasts said they would be wet and windy winter storms. They were right. Fueled by an atmospheric river, the storms earlier this month wreaked havoc across Northern and Central California. As this video shows, PG&E was up to the challenge of restoring power as safely and quickly as possible.

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January 17, 2017

Nonprofit That Supports Families of Children with Down Syndrome Wins PG&E-Sponsored ‘Favorite Charities’ Contest

When doctors told Nathan and Crystal Leiser their third child would likely be born with Down syndrome, they reacted with shock. But any concern turned to comfort as they were introduced to Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, a longtime nonprofit that’s the winner of this year’s “Bay Area’s Favorite Charities Contest,” sponsored by PG&E.

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January 13, 2017

Nearly All PG&E Customers Restored After Intense Winter Storms Subside

Nearly all PG&E customers have had their service restored after being impacted by the series of “Atmospheric River” winter storms that struck Northern and Central California over the past week. This was the largest storm series to impact PG&E’s service area in more than six years.

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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

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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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 / December 22, 2016

Santa Clara County: PG&E Helps Fill Toy Shortfall for Underserved Children

After Sacred Heart Community Service Center in San Jose discovered there was a shortage of 3,000 toys to distribute to children in need, PG&E stepped up and pledged to match community donations up to $10,000 to fill the gap. ...
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 / December 19, 2016

Lineman’s Wife Writes Children’s Book to Share Dad’s Important Work

While there are many benefits to a lineman's career, this time of year can be tough for their spouses and families. Nobody knows that better than Rebecca Murdough whose husband is a PG&E lineman in Eureka. She recently wrote a children's book to help children...

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 / December 15, 2016

Facing California’s Climate Future, from a Forgotten Past

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 / December 13, 2016

San Jose Family Receives Keys to Energy-Efficient Home

Hermon Welde has never had her own bedroom. For several years, the 12-year-old girl’s parents and two younger brothers have been packed into a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. That changed last week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity, PG&E and other partners....
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 / December 8, 2016

Solano County: PG&E Helps Light the Holidays at Former State Capitol

In Solano County, the building that once housed the state capitol is popular with visitors, especially during the Christmas season. But something was missing this year. Where were the holiday lights? Enter PG&E....

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