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November 17, 2017

PG&E Begins Relocating Electric Facilities to Support Caltrain Electrification

One of the oldest commuter rail services in the West is getting a makeover and this week PG&E began relocating its electric facilities along Caltrain’s 51-mile corridor to support the electrification of Caltrain.

November 16, 2017

Hunters Point Power Plant Cleanup Nears Completion

After more than a decade, cleanup at PG&E’s Hunters Point Power Plant is near completion. The environmental remediation project pioneered local hiring practices and today the 31-acre site hosts community events and features a new shoreline recreational trail.

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November 15, 2017

PG&E, First Responders Support ‘Sonoma Strong’ Community Event

A month after the start of devastating wildfires, hundreds of Sonoma County residents gathered to take another step in the recovery process. Billed as “Sonoma Strong: A Community Gathering,” and held in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square, the event was a way for the community to gather, to thank first responders and to begin rebuilding.

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November 10, 2017

PG&E PowerPathway Veteran Graduates Helped Wildfire Restoration Efforts

Two Army veterans who recently graduated from the first PowerPathway supervisor training for active military members proudly supported PG&E’s efforts during the North Bay wildfires.

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November 8, 2017

PG&E’s Military Career Day Focused on Service-Disabled Veterans

By Tony Khing SONOMA — When looking at former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ana Sarver, one can’t tell she’s suffering from PTSD and has a traumatic brain…

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October 24, 2017

PG&E Employees Help Evacuated Residents as They Return Home

Dina Minyon and Roberto Godinez are helping return a bit of normalcy to residents’ lives following devastating North Bay wildfires. In this video, PG&E gas service representatives turn gas back on for residents in Santa Rosa.

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September 28, 2017

Earthquake Early Warning System Added to Some PG&E Elevators

PG&E has deployed a commercial-grade early warning system on a bank of four elevators at its downtown San Francisco headquarters. The 34-story building is the first high-rise building on the West Coast to have elevators equipped with the immediate, automated recall.

Retrofitting gyms with more energy efficient LED lighting is helping Napa Valley Unified School District save money. (Photo courtesy Napa Unified School District.)
September 26, 2017

PG&E Helps Napa Schools Boost Energy Efficiency

Since 2016, energy efficient upgrades at Napa Valley Unified School District have saved the district more than 95,000 kilowatt hours and nearly 800 therms of gas. The changes have also added up to rebates for the district totaling $48,800.

September 20, 2017

PG&E Flying Low in Sonoma & Mendocino Counties to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct aerial patrols in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties this week to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

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September 13, 2017

SF Giants, PG&E Illuminate AT&T Park with Hundreds of New Energy-Efficient LED Lights

The San Francisco Giants and PG&E celebrate another “green” milestone at AT&T Park. A recent lighting project resulted in a home run of energy savings for AT&T Park and the Giants. In partnership with PG&E, the ballpark recently upgraded more than 556 traditional light bulbs to new energy efficient LED lights.

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September 11, 2017

Mill Valley Prepares for an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder for everyone to take action to prepare for any emergency. And that’s especially true in California where wildfires are burning throughout the state. In this video, PG&E recently participated in an emergency drill with officials in one Marin County city.

August 24, 2017

Congressman Thanks PG&E for Supporting HIRE Vets Act

Paul Cook, congressman from Yucca Valley, visited PG&E where he was thanked by company officials for sponsoring the HIRE Vets Act. The HIRE Vets Act establishes a national certification standard to help employers benchmark their hiring of veterans against other companies.

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August 23, 2017

PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships Bring New Perspectives

If Cameryn Mabry didn’t see information about PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships at her church, she probably would’ve spent the summer working at a grocery store.
Instead, the Skyline High School senior from Oakland took part in the four-week internship this summer. The program was held in six cities throughout PG&E’s service area.

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August 15, 2017

With Help from PG&E, Wineries Uncork Energy Savings

PG&E is helping both boutique wineries with small production, and large wine producers, “crush” the harvest season by saving on energy costs. PG&E is offering free energy audits, cash incentives and customized programs during what can typically be an energy intensive time for wineries.

August 3, 2017

PG&E Supports Sonoma County Ag Students with Farm Bureau Scholarships

Just as the Sonoma County Fair kicks off this week, PG&E has awarded two deserving Sonoma County students a PG&E Agriculture Scholarship through the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.

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