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March 15, 2017

PG&E Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps Area to Enhance Customer Safety

Novato residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews working in their neighborhoods this week as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable natural gas provider in the country.

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March 13, 2017

PG&E Hosts 14th Annual Water Conservation Showcase

Despite an abundant amount of rain this year, water is still a limited resource. Next week, leading experts will present on the most pressing water issues and challenges related to building in the state at PG&E’s 14th annual Water Conservation Showcase.

March 13, 2017

PG&E Contractors Inspecting 90,000 Power Poles

As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable service to customers, contractors for the energy company will begin performing routine power pole inspections in cities and unincorporated areas throughout Sonoma County.

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March 1, 2017

PG&E, Boston Properties Partner on West’s Tallest Office Building

Salesforce Tower in downtown San Francisco is no ordinary building. So it couldn’t have an ordinary energy profile, either. The tower will be the tallest office building west of the Mississippi when it opens this fall. The building’s electric load will be as much as eight megawatts – enough to power 1,000 single-family homes.

February 24, 2017

How PG&E Prepared for Northern California’s Powerful President’s Day Weekend Storm

PG&E prepared for last weekend’s brutal storm using the company’s storm outage predication models to coordinate staffing and station mobile command units, and the company worked with partners Aggreko to have back-up generators ready in Benicia.

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February 13, 2017

Customers Learn About Energy Affordability at 2017 Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E and its employees took part in the 2017 Lunar New Year Parade in downtown San Francisco where visitors also learned about and signed up for the company’s energy saving programs.

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February 9, 2017

Leader Named to ‘40 Under 40’ List for Directing PG&E’s Charitable, Volunteer Programs

Take risks. Be authentic. Seize opportunities that help you grow. Those are Ananda Baron’s ingredients for success, and she knows something about success. The PG&E senior director of community relations is among the winners of the San Francisco Business Times’ “40 Under 40” awards, which recognizes some of the most successful young professionals in the Bay Area.

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February 1, 2017

PG&E North Bay Employees Dig into the Napa Vine Trail, Plant Trees

The Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition got a little help from PG&E employees who took time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to help plant 33 new trees

January 31, 2017

PG&E Among First Energy Companies to Implement Earthquake Early Warning Technology

PG&E is working with private and publicly-funded technology technology developers to begin using earthquake early warning technology as part of its seismic response efforts. It’s just the latest example of the company’s dedication to a committed, proactive approach to emergency preparedness.

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January 27, 2017

PG&E Offers Energy Saving, Safety Tips Around Lunar New Year Superstitions

PG&E welcomes the Year of the Rooster by offering some energy saving tips to help answer Lunar New Year superstitions — from house cleaning days to gift giving — designed to help customers get through the holidays worry free. PG&E employees will also take care in several Lunar New Year celebrations next month.

January 26, 2017

PG&E Statement on Sentencing

“We want San Bruno and all of the communities we serve to know that we at PG&E have committed ourselves to a goal of transforming this company into the safest and most reliable energy provider in America and to re-earning their trust through our actions.”

January 25, 2017

PG&E to Fly Low in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties to Inspect Trees near Power Lines

PG&E will fly low by helicopter over several communities in Sonoma and Mendocino counties today and Thursday (Jan. 25-26) to check for trees near power lines that may have been weakened by the past five years of drought.

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January 17, 2017

Nonprofit That Supports Families of Children with Down Syndrome Wins PG&E-Sponsored ‘Favorite Charities’ Contest

When doctors told Nathan and Crystal Leiser their third child would likely be born with Down syndrome, they reacted with shock. But any concern turned to comfort as they were introduced to Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, a longtime nonprofit that’s the winner of this year’s “Bay Area’s Favorite Charities Contest,” sponsored by PG&E.

January 13, 2017

PG&E Helps Minimize Effect of School Power Outage with Personal Touch

Students at Alta Vista Elementary School attended classes without power on Wednesday. School district officials said PG&E’s constant updates and personal communication helped make the power outage easier to handle.

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January 9, 2017

PG&E Storm Response Includes Planning for Next Wave

About 3,500 company employees and contractors responded in the aftermath of a major winter storm that pummeled PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area over the weekend. And more stormy weather is on the way.

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