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.
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 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 6, 2013
For seven PG&E interns from The Arc’s Project Search Program, job satisfaction isn’t about a paycheck. It’s about a sense of accomplishment and personal growth, according to the PG&E employees who work directly with these young people.The Arc San Francisco is a non-profit organization that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
December 5, 2013
They sorted socks. They bundled scarves and attached handmade holiday cards. And they assembled gift bags with everyday necessities like shampoo, toothbrushes and soap. In San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, more than 100 PG&E employees teamed with the Golden State Warriors to assist a longtime charitable organization that provides the city’s poor with food, clothing and other basics.
November 27, 2013
People go to car shows to see sleek sports cars, family haulers and the latest auto gadgets. And, this week, they’ll see bucket trucks, material haulers and other vehicles from PG&E’s green fleet. The San Francisco International Auto Show runs from Thanksgiving through Monday at the Moscone Center. PG&E will have a booth and sponsors the Future Drive Expo.
November 20, 2013
Currents is remembering Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, who died Tuesday. Last year, Mrs. Miller spoke to Currents in anticipation of PG&E’s sponsorship of a celebration at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.
November 19, 2013
For the third consecutive year, PG&E is providing thousands of dollars in grants to the winners of a magazine contest to find readers’ favorite San Francisco charities.
October 24, 2013
The new Exploratorium on San Francisco’s Waterfront makes learning about science and math fun. PG&E helped the new facility become more energy efficient and also sponsors field trips for students.
October 11, 2013
The Exploratorium and PG&E have begun a partnership to give California Title I schools the opportunity to visit the hands-on museum of science, art and human perception for free. The first of the field trips took place this week with more than 300 Bay Area students coming to the facility on Pier 15 on San Francisco’s Waterfront.
September 27, 2013
This week, at the White House, PG&E and other supporters of the San Francisco Summer Jobs + program, earned praise from President Obama. The program put more than 6,200 local youth to work this summer in San Francisco.
September 27, 2013
The PG&E Power Dragons took first place for the first time at the recent Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival.Proceeds from this year’s festival went to two organizations: the California Dragon Boat Association Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.
September 25, 2013
PG&E’s Mission Substation has been around a long time, an urban building that 65 years after it was built continues to distribute electricity that helps power the city. This month, PG&E put the finishing touches on a makeover of the building and the surrounding neighborhood. It’s just one of the many investments the utility is making in San Francisco.