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Dixon /  September 17, 2014

PG&E, EDI Unveil Utility Trucks Capable of Shortening or Eliminating Electric Outages

PG&E and Efficient Drivetrains Incorporated unveiled two fuel-efficient work trucks today that promise innovative operation and the use of ground-breaking technology. One has the potential to eliminate the need for planned outages and lessen the impact of unplanned ones; the other allows for the operation of a bucket and other auxiliary systems without requiring noisy engine idling.

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Butte County /  September 16, 2014

Substation Transformer Upgrade Will Enhance Reliability

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Magalia and Stirling City the night of Saturday, Sept. 20, while PG&E crews make upgrades to improve electric reliability on the Upper Ridge.

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Dixon /  September 16, 2014

Gas Stations Get a Hand with Energy-Saving Lighting Upgrades

A longtime gas distributor upgraded the lighting at its Northern California service stations and warehouses. The result was dramatic, saving the company $68,000 a year in energy costs. Perhaps even more surprising was how much the company paid for the lighting and labor. Exactly nothing, thanks to PG&E’s special financing for energy-saving projects.

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Bay Area /  September 12, 2014

Lost Dog, Rescued at PG&E Project Site, Gets New Home

Here’s a story with a happy ending. A dog found abandoned at a PG&E project site was rescued and now has new owners and a new name.

Central Coast /  September 11, 2014

PG&E, First Responders Partner for Emergency Preparedness Fair at Home Depot

PG&E representatives, first responders and a host of safety vendors provided free safety information as part of the annual Home Depot Emergency Preparedness and safe digging community fair event in Soquel in Santa Cruz County. The event kicked off National Preparedness Month.

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Fresno County /  September 10, 2014

Local Leaders Tour PG&E’s Helms Hydroelectric Plant

Seeing was believing for two dozen government, business, agricultural, environmental and education leaders from California’s Central Valley who toured PG&E’s Helms Pumped Storage Plant in Fresno County on Monday.

Avila Beach /  September 10, 2014

Advanced Seismic Research Confirms Earthquake Safety at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Extensive scientific research performed in the area surrounding PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant demonstrates the facility remains seismically safe and able to withstand the largest potential earthquakes in the region. This was the main finding in a report PG&E submitted today (Sept. 10) to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Central Coast /  September 10, 2014

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

Diablo Canyon Power Plant plays a major role in helping PG&E generate and deliver to its customers some of the nation’s cleanest electricity. And there’s nothing more important to PG&E and its customers in the San Luis Obispo County region than its safe operation. That’s why, as this video shows, PG&E constantly works to ensure the plant can withstand a major seismic event – an ongoing process that puts it on the cutting-edge of seismic research.

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Sacramento /  September 8, 2014

PG&E Partners with California Office of Emergency Services for ‘Day of Preparedness’

Hundreds of visitors to Old Sacramento Historic State Park participated in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services “Day of Preparedness” education fair sponsored by PG&E on Saturday. The event featured interactive demonstrations and dynamic displays by dozens of state agencies, first responders and private-sector organizations.

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Bay Area /  September 8, 2014

City of Napa, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Thank PG&E for Quake Response

PG&E’s response to the Aug. 24 earthquake has earned thanks from city leaders in Napa as well as the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper.

Sacramento Valley /  September 5, 2014

PG&E to Upgrade Poles to Enhance Electric Reliability in French Gulch

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for portions of French Gulch on Monday, Sept. 8, so crews can safely make upgrades to improve electric safety and reliability in western Shasta County.

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Davis /  September 3, 2014

PG&E’s Davis Truck Repair Shop Lights the Way for Safety

The Davis shop where PG&E’s many bucket trucks and one-of-a-kind vehicles are repaired has new lighting that’s keeping employees safe. As this video story shows, to see the lights all you have to do is look up.

Sacramento Valley /  August 29, 2014

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River over Two September Weekends

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows in the Pit 5 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends in September

Sacramento /  August 28, 2014

PG&E Boosts Efforts to Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires during Drought

PG&E actions to prevent wildfires and increase public safety during extreme drought conditions were on display at the monthly meeting of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection on Wednesday.

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Bay Area /  August 27, 2014

PG&E Continues Work with Customers in Aftermath of Napa Earthquake

PG&E employees spent Tuesday (Aug. 26) going door-to-door, talking to customers and checking for gas leaks – two days after an earthquake struck the Napa area.

Bay Area /  August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

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