April 16, 2014
PG&E volunteers recently gathered at the SF-Marin Food Bank as one of the many Month of Service community projects. As this video shows, their work helped to feed many hungry people. PG&E has been a long-time sponsor of the Food Bank, which was recently honored at a San Francisco Giants game.
April 14, 2014
Falcons have been nesting atop PG&E’s headquarters for more than a decade. Today, the eggs hatched.
April 10, 2014
PG&E will begin providing electric service to approximately 800 former Hercules Municipal Utility (HMU) customers starting today (April 10). The acquisition by PG&E marks the end of a long process to sell HMU to a utility company with the ability to provide electric services on a more efficient, reliable and cost-effective basis.
April 9, 2014
PG&E honored the employees who helped the company set a record for spending on diverse suppliers in 2013. And, one of those suppliers, basketball hall of famer and businessman Magic Johnson, took part in the event.
April 8, 2014
Nearly 60 students from 12 universities across PG&E’s service area spent the day at PG&E rolling up their sleeves to answer a critical question: Given the diversity of PG&E’s customer base, what are the best ways for PG&E to engage its customers on energy efficiency? The event was facilitated by Net Impact, a global nonprofit that empowers a new generation to work within and beyond business for a sustainable future.
April 7, 2014
Every year for more than a decade, PG&E has hosted a daylong conference to encourage developers, architects and other building professionals to become more energy efficient by conserving water. And this year’s event may have been the most important one yet due to one big issue: California’s drought.
April 7, 2014
PG&E recently received the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Service Teamwork Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award. The recognition came on March 22 at the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 STAR Awards Gala.
April 2, 2014
A treasured Oakland artwork — the “Remember Them: Champions for Humanity” monument — now can be seen at night, thanks to PG&E, which funded the lighting project that was unveiled this week.
April 1, 2014
PG&E Vice President Ezra Garrett joined César Chávez’ grandson at an event at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill. “The future is now,” said Garrett. “Lead today.” He made a surprise announcement that PG&E would provide funds for a scholarship.
March 21, 2014
There are three reasons that PG&E likes to hire veterans, a company official said during a keynote address at an “Honoring Women Veterans” event at Los Positas College on Thursday. They understand the meaning of service, realize the importance of training and know how to work effectively as a team, said Mary King, a PG&E senior director and chief of staff to President Chris Johns.
March 21, 2014
Every morning, Mike Boles goes to work at PG&E leading a team that’s ensuring safe gas pipeline welds. After work, he heads to a gym where he leads another team — a state championship game-bound high school girls’ basketball team in Napa.
March 19, 2014
Santa Clara County was a very different area more than 50 years ago when PG&E built its El Patio substation. Hence the need for more electric capacity in one of California’s fastest growing counties. And that’s exactly what PG&E did in the Silicon Valley city of Campbell by upgrading a substation to improve reliability for 50,000 customers.
March 12, 2014
PG&E has been named Corporate Citizen of the Year by the San Mateo Police Activities League. The recognition came on March 7 during the 16th Annual Lights and Sirens Awards and Recognition Dinner
February 28, 2014
Throughout PG&E’s service area today (Feb. 28), electric crews were making repairs after the second in a series of winter storm arrived overnight.
February 26, 2014
In Oakland, a Salvation Army center that provides shelter to homeless families had a big problem. The center’s parking lot lighting was outdated and no longer working, a safety issue for employees and neighbors. Enter PG&E, which solved the issue in a day with bright LED lights.