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October 15, 2015

Bringing the Electric Vehicle Back to the Future

PG&E already has one of the largest EV fleets in the U.S., and we’ve pledged to invest more than $100 million over the next five years to make it even greener – while leading a national initiative encouraging other utilities to follow suit.

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August 4, 2015

Clean Energy Reforms Need to Be Smart

California’s energy supply is cleaner and more diverse than ever. We lead the nation in rooftop solar, energy efficiency and electric vehicles.Yet the energy policies and technologies that brought us this far won’t get us where we need to go next, PG&E’s Tony Earley writes in the San Jose Mercury News.

June 29, 2015

Kent Harvey: Corporate Equality for LGBT Workers is Still a Struggle

PG&E’s Kent Harvey: “When it comes to equality in the workplace for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual community, the corporate sector has reason to celebrate. Our progress is encouraging, but there is much still to do.”

March 20, 2015

PG&E Committed to Seismic Safety at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Ed Halpin, PG&E’s senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, writes about Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s design and how it was built to a higher safety standard than other commercial buildings.

March 17, 2015

Safety Comes First at Diablo Canyon

In a commentary, PG&E’s Ed Halpin says nothing is more important to the company’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant than its safe operation.

December 22, 2014

Chris Johns: Bay Area Economy Needs a Democratized ‘Grid of Things’

In this commentary, PG&E President Chris Johns writes that individual consumer having more control of their energy will lead to a democratization of the grid.

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December 1, 2014

Commentary: Amid Our Boom Times, A Call to Give

In this commentary, PG&E’s Tony Earley and Mark Cloutier of the American Red Cross talk about the importance of giving — during the holidays and the entire year.

November 21, 2014

Commentary: How Utilities Can Propel the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman and CEO, and Jim Piro, CEO and president of Portland General Electric, write about the multiple benefits of electrifying utility fleets. This commentary originally appeared on The Hill’s Congress Blog.

November 12, 2014

Tony Earley: Recruiting and Training Veterans is Only Half the Battle

As PG&E’s Tony Earley writes in this commentary, government leaders, advocacy groups and businesses have been working hard in recent years to create avenues to promising careers for military veterans. PG&E, for instance, has trained more than 250 veterans for a future in energy through our PowerPathway programs, one of several ways we’ve turned our attention to recruiting veterans.

November 19, 2013

Commentary: PG&E Can Safely Store Spent Fuel, But It’s Time for Federal Government to Take Responsibility

Just as the benefits of nuclear energy are clear, so is PG&E’s ability to safely manage the spent fuel until the federal government establishes a national storage solution.But, as Ed Halpin, PG&E’s chief nuclear officer, writes in this commentary, Long-term fuel storage is the responsibility of the federal government—not individual power plants—and we urge resolution in upholding that responsibility.”

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October 16, 2013

PG&E Perspective: People, Technology, Investments Define Gas-Safety Progress

The pipeline accident in San Bruno in 2010 changed PG&E in many, many ways. Although the company still has much work to do, PG&E’s progress on the path to becoming the safest gas and electric company continues on a daily basis. As Tim Fitzpatrick, PG&E’s chief communications officer writes in this commentary, PG&E customers have told the company that they want to hear more about the progress being made. That’s what’s behind a new series of advertisements that start tomorrow.

August 23, 2013

Commentary: Calling Ahead Before Digging is Vital Move

In this commentary, John Higgins, PG&E’s senior director of gas distribution maintenance and construction, and Renee Domingo, director of emergency services and homeland security for the city of Oakland, talk about the impact of excavation incidents and the importance of calling 811 before any digging project.

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August 7, 2013

PG&E Perspective: PG&E Believes in Renewables Such as Solar

In his “PG&E Perspective” commentary, Tim Fitzpatrick writes about how PG&E strongly believes in renewables and is leading the way in supporting them. Fitzpatrick is PG&E’s vice president of corporate relations.

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July 24, 2013

PG&E’s Perspective on the News

What is the purpose of the CPUC’s proposed penalty for the San Bruno accident? If it’s to get the attention of PG&E and to drive change, that already has happened, writes Tim Fitzpatrick, PG&E’s chief communications officer.

July 15, 2013

Commentary: Diablo Canyon Fuels Local Economy

In this commentary, PG&E’s Ed Halpin talks about a new study that shows how the Diablo Canyon Power Plant benefits the local, state and national economy. Halpin is PG&E’s chief nuclear officer and a senior vice president.

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