March 2, 2017
PG&E will fly low by helicopter in the hills of Butte and Yuba counties next week to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines.
February 22, 2017
Five years of drought, pest infestations and warmer temperatures are transforming some of California’s beloved landscape. The total number of dead trees in the state since 2010 stands at 102 million. Now PG&E continues to use helicopters to inspect power lines and identify dead trees, work that can help reduce the risk of wildfires.
February 21, 2017
The food bank, which serves eight counties, helped feed evacuees even though its main warehouse was in the evacuation area and many of its own employees also had leave their homes earlier this month.
February 21, 2017
PG&E is using a contract helicopter service to fly foresters to check for trees weakened by the drought. Weakened trees and branches can fall into power lines, leading to outages and even wild land fires.
February 14, 2017
With the recent evacuation of nearly 200,000 near Lake Oroville recently evacuated due to potential flooding, PG&E reminds customers the importance of having an emergency plan in place in the event of a disaster.
January 13, 2017
Two PG&E IT telecommunication technicians were on assignment during the storm that battered Northern California this week. It was important work but an even more pressing need took priority as they drove in heavy snow.
January 13, 2017
The new, pole-mounted SCADA devices being installed will help improve electric reliability and benefit more than 4,000 homes, farms and businesses in the Los Molinos area about 25 miles northwest of Chico.
January 6, 2017
The upgrade work will help to increase natural gas capacity for J.M. Smucker Company’s new food processing facility. The work will also help enhance safety and reliability as well as meet customer demands for more energy.
December 30, 2016
PG&E will fly low by helicopter in the hills and mountains of eastern Glenn and Colusa counties on Tuesday (Jan. 3) to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines.
December 21, 2016
Dinyar Mistry, PG&E’s senior vice president of human resources, took part in a panel discussion at the California Economic Summit in Sacramento and provided input on how to better prepare tomorrow’s workers for jobs.
December 20, 2016
PG&E will increase water flows on the Pit River below the Lake Britton Dam from early January through mid-April 2017.
December 19, 2016
PG&E employees donated gifts for more than 400 children in the greater Sacramento area and Auburn this year, supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys to children of struggling families.
December 16, 2016
Recent rains have caused PG&E reservoirs along both the Pit River and North Fork Feather River to overflow or soon overflow in Shasta, Butte, Plumas and Butte counties. Those near the reservoirs are asked to be cautious.
December 13, 2016
For the second consecutive year, employees from PG&E’s North Valley Division organized a food drive for the North State Food Bank. PG&E and its employees donated 120 frozen turkeys, dozens of hams and a variety of cans containing soups to nuts —2,776 pounds in all.
December 6, 2016
PG&E will be flying low by helicopter in Shasta County on Tuesday (Dec. 6) to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur over Round Mountain, Montgomery Creek and Big Bend.