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 October 2, 2015

VIDEO: Diablo Canyon Desalination Plant May Help Alleviate Local Water Concerns

Diablo Canyon Power Plant has a desalination system that removes water from seawater to meet the plant’s on-site needs. The plant could soon begin providing desalinated water to San Luis Obispo County for emergency use as it struggles with the ongoing drought.

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Fresno County /  October 2, 2015

Construction Management Students Learn How a Phone Call Can Save a Life

This week, students in Fresno State’s construction management program learned how a phone call to 811 can save a life for anyone planning a project that requires digging.

Sacramento Valley /  October 2, 2015

PG&E to Provide Parking, Walk-in Access to East Side of Fall River Lake

PG&E will create a parking area and walk-in access to its property on the east side of Fall River Lake.

Bakersfield /  September 29, 2015

PG&E Supports Kern County Fair, Butterfly Adventures

For the second year in a row, PG&E’s Butterfly Adventures exhibit captivates attendees of the Kern County Fair. The exhibit is supported by an $8,000 PG&E grant.

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Lake County /  September 25, 2015

PG&E Lineman Helping Lake County Community Recover Despite Losing Home to Wildfire

PG&E lineman Cody Smith was responding to the Valley Fire when his wife, nine months pregnant, called in a panic. Their house was on fire. He’s among the several dozen employees whose lives were turned upside down from California’s devastating wildfires.

Bakersfield /  September 25, 2015

PG&E Seeks Public Input on Proposed Bakersfield Power Connect

The public is invited to four open houses over three days in October to hear about the project that will help improve electric reliability and accommodate the Bakersfield area’s future growth.

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Bay Area /  September 24, 2015

When Energy Savings Hit Your Eye like a Big Pizza Pie, That’s Amore

In San Ramon this week, PG&E’s Food Service Technology Center hosted a pizza party to showcase the food industry’s newest pizza ovens. As this video shows, the event also was an opportunity to demonstrate to restaurant owners the many ways the center helps commercial kitchens save energy and money.

Bay Area /  September 24, 2015

PG&E Celebrates 200 Businesses Stepping Up and Powering Down

Since launching “Step Up and Power Down” in June, more than 200 San Francisco and San Jose businesses have taken PG&E’s pledge to do just that. Step Up and Power Down is an initiative built on the premise that small actions can add up to big impacts to reduce energy waste.

San Francisco /  September 23, 2015

PG&E Workshop Designed to Help Hispanic-owned Businesses Grow

This first ever, business-building workshop was designed to help Hispanic-owned businesses by providing them information that could help them do business with PG&E as well as other companies

Amador County /  September 16, 2015

PG&E Cooperating Fully with Cal Fire Investigation of Butte Fire Ignition

PG&E today said that it is cooperating fully with an investigation by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) into the source of ignition for the Butte Fire.

Bakersfield /  September 14, 2015

Upgrades Aim to Improve Electric Service in Northeast Bakersfield

PG&E is performing overhead electric work to reduce the number of power outages to hundreds of homes and businesses in the area.

Central Coast /  September 14, 2015

PG&E Opens New Customer Service Center in Hollister

PG&E is celebrating the relocation of its Hollister customer service center to a new facility with more parking and better access for its customers.

Auburn /  September 13, 2015

PG&E Supporting First Responders on Three Major Wildfires, Assessing Impacts to Portions of the Electric Grid

Crews from PG&E worked through the weekend to support first responders including CAL FIRE on three major wildfires in Northern and Central California. The company is also assessing impacts to portions of the electric grid damaged by these active fires.

Amador County /  September 11, 2015

PG&E Assessing Damage, Restoring Power to Amador, Calaveras Counties

As Cal Fire continues to battle the Butte Fire in Amador and Calaveras counties, PG&E crews are working to restore power to some 5,600 customers who remained without power on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 13).

Amador County /  September 11, 2015

PG&E, Fire Safe Councils, Cal Fire Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk in Sierra Foothills

This year, wildfire season has been extremely active and hazardous to the state’s lingering drought and bark beetle infestations. PG&E is doing its part to help by working closely with local and state agencies to reduce wildfire risk.

San Joaquin Valley /  September 11, 2015

Community Praises PG&E’s Environmental Remediation in Oakdale

PG&E is receiving community recognition and support for the successful cleanup of a former manufactured gas plant in Stanislaus County.

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