October 14, 2017

PG&E Continues to Make Electric, Gas Restoration Progress in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

In response to the unprecedented wind-driven wildfires occurring in Northern California, more than 3,000 PG&E employees and mutual-aid partners are working hard to restore electric and gas service to customers.

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October 5, 2017

PG&E’s PowerPathway Program: Investing in the Future

Why does someone go through 16 weeks of instruction for a career in the construction trade, followed by eight weeks of training for a position with PG&E as an electric utility worker? All without getting paid for nearly six months? And with no guarantee of employment upon graduation? For a recent group in PG&E’s PowerPathway training program, the reason is very simple.

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October 3, 2017

Remembering Margaret Mooney, PG&E Trailblazer, Pioneer

Margaret Mooney was one of the first female meteorologists in the nation. She worked for PG&E nearly 30 years and was the inspiration for the company’s Margaret Mooney Award for Innovation. Mooney recently passed away.

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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. Last week, PG&E led an emergency preparedness assembly and gave fourth and fifth graders emergency safety kits.

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 / October 11, 2017

PG&E Statement on North Bay Wildfires



 / 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....


 / 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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 / September 24, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E ‘Storm Soldiers’ Return Home from Hurricane Irma Restoration Effort

After 14 days of battling Florida’s elements to help restore power in the wake of Hurricane Irma, PG&E’s "storm soldiers" have arrived back in California. In Sacramento, 125 crew members were greeted to a warm welcome by loved ones....


 / September 22, 2017

Hurricane Lessons Relevant to Us in California



 / September 19, 2017

PG&E Partners with Clean Air Group, IBEW to Connect Underserved Communities with Electric Vehicles

PG&E has announced a new pilot program in partnership with Valley Clean Air Now and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to provide free electrical panel upgrades to encourage electric vehicle ownership in low-income, underserved communities....
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 / September 14, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Partners With a Woman-Owned Business to Recycle Street Lights

Laurel Harrop has long wanted to own a green business. She did that, establishing a company that started with recycling scrap metal. Now she's working with PG&E to recycle tens of thousands of street lights being converted to LEDs. It's just one of the many...
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 / September 13, 2017

Santa Maria: PG&E’s Economic Development Rate Saves Money for Airplane Seat Manufacturer

When most of us choose an airline seat, we’re focused on getting an aisle or window seat. But for 1,200 people in Santa Maria, a lot more thought goes into airline seats — in fact, it’s their livelihood. Find out how PG&E helped this employer...
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 / September 11, 2017

VIDEO: Mill Valley Prepares for an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder for everyone to take action to prepare for any emergency. And that’s especially true in California where wildfires are burning throughout the state. In this video, PG&E recently participated in an emergency drill with officials in one Marin...
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 / September 6, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Focused on Climate Resiliency to Protect Its Communities

California already is facing the consequences of climate change, including severe drought, heat waves, stronger storms and more wildfires. And as this video shows, those challenges are just as relevant to PG&E....
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 / September 5, 2017

‘Rust Never Sleeps’: PG&E Upgrades Training for Gas Corrosion Mechanics

PG&E has a new kind of apprenticeship program to train gas corrosion mechanics. The program, said to be the first of its kind by a U.S. energy company, was created to enhance the the important job of ensuring that gas mains are structurally sound and...
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 / August 30, 2017

VIDEO: Meteorology Technology Gives PG&E a Lead on Emergency Preparedness

California residents endured the stormiest weather in years last winter. PG&E's meteorology team helped the company plan its response even before the wet conditions occurred....


 / August 28, 2017

PG&E Shares Tips on Safety, Preparedness at Sacramento Event

Being prepared before a natural disaster or emergency is a crucial step with many benefits, including saving lives. And if learning about preparedness can be fun, that’s all the better....
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 / August 17, 2017

Simulated Earthquake Tests PG&E’s Emergency Readiness; Customers Also Urged to Be Prepared

First responders don’t always wear uniforms. Sometimes they don colorful vests and show up in the least conspicuous places, like at a work station in an office building. That’s exactly what hundreds of employees did last week for PG&E’s annual companywide earthquake exercise....


 / August 11, 2017

PG&E Opens New Center for Gas Safety and Innovation

PG&E opened its new Center for Gas Safety and Innovation, another significant milestone in the energy company’s efforts to provide customers with safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy. The teams that work there will use some of the industry’s most advanced tools, testing capabilities and...
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 / August 9, 2017

PG&E’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report Shares Progress on Safety, Clean Energy, Other Goals

PG&E has released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s progress on strengthening public and workforce safety, addressing climate change, better serving customers and investing in local communities, among many other areas....

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