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 The center’s parking lot lighting was outdated and no longer working, a safety issue for employees and neighbors.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.
February 25, 2014
PG&E’s headquarters complex in downtown San Francisco — which comprises a city block with the 25 Beale, 77 Beale and 245 Market St. buildings and the 50 Main St. garage — recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the first time the USGBC has awarded this honor to an entire office complex.
February 18, 2014
PG&E helped usher in the Lunar New Year with a focus on safety through various events and activities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.
February 11, 2014
A new super-hero themed exhibit at the Bay Area Discovery Museum will help children learn about how they can play an active role in being green. PG&E is one of the sponsors of “Super Kids Save the World,” runs through May 4.
January 27, 2014
For years, Collette Michaud had a vision to build a children’s museum in Sonoma County’s largest city. And now, thanks to support from PG&E, her dream is nearly complete.
January 22, 2014
At PG&E’s Livermore training center, employees are using video game-like simulators to learn the ins and outs of using giant excavators. This new kind of training saves loads of money and is safer than training on actual heavy equipment. And as this video shows, it’s not as easy as it looks.
January 17, 2014
PG&E recently was awarded the Corporate Community Service Award at the 21st Annual Heart of Marin Awards. Each year the event is put on by the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership to recognize outstanding Marin nonprofits, leaders and volunteers.
January 15, 2014
Chinese energy officials visited PG&E’s headquarters this week to learn firsthand how the utility works closely with the state of California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protects the environment with its mix of renewable power and many energy efficiency programs.
January 14, 2014
T&D World Magazine, a trade publication for professionals in the utility industry, features PG&E’s Smart Grid Lab in San Ramon and the cutting edge research they perform on behalf of customers, as its cover story this month.
January 10, 2014
A red-tailed hawk found badly injured by PG&E crews in Fremont more than a year ago was released today after the utility partnered with the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley to rehabilitate the raptor.
January 8, 2014
The Princess Project, a nonprofit that promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses to high schoolers from low-income families, has won 7×7 magazine’s “Favorite Charities” contest sponsored by PG&E.
December 13, 2013
PG&E recently received Wildlife at Work certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council for efforts associated with the restoration of native serpentine and for creating a pollinator habitat in three areas at the site of the former Hunters Point Power Plant in San Francisco.
December 11, 2013
PG&E partnered with the San Francisco Maritime Museum to give students from a school in Bay Point in Contra Costa County a chance to sail on the Bay in a historic schooner.
December 9, 2013
A decades-old holiday tradition in downtown San Jose has managed to get even more festive this year. Christmas in the Park runs from Thanksgiving weekend through early January in Plaza de Cesar Chavez. PG&E is a corporate sponsor.