February 23, 2017
Youth Leadership Bakersfield, a program offered by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, recently brought 33 students out to PG&E’s service yard to learn about energy careers. Students watched linemen demonstrations, learned about electric safety and PG&E careers.
February 14, 2017
With a focus on safety, PG&E gave out 80 complimentary Valentine’s Day balloon bouquets to customers at Log Cabin Florist in Bakersfield. The event stressed latex balloons as an alternative to metallic balloons, which were responsible for 429 power outages in PG&E’s service area last year.
February 14, 2017
Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.
December 20, 2016
With traffic fatalities up significantly in the Bakersfield area and some accidents causing power outages, PG&E and the police department are urging local residents to slow down and drive safely during the holiday season
December 6, 2016
For the past five years, PG&E has partnered with the Fresno Police Department on a neighborhood event that brings Christmas cheer to local families. The street party-like atmosphere included Santa, gifts and holiday music.
November 29, 2016
Since 9/11, members of the Blue Star Moms of Central California have collected dry foods, socks, books and anything else that could possibly fit into a postal box to send to young men and women serving in the military who will be away from home on the holidays.This year they found a new ally in PG&E.
November 23, 2016
At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.
November 1, 2016
In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.
October 19, 2016
On Tuesday, PG&E held a workshop at Bakersfield’s Mercado Latino that helped celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provided information to Spanish-speaking customers about energy savings and programs.
September 6, 2016
The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.
September 1, 2016
Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.
August 24, 2016
Imagine climbing 60-foot utility poles, carrying 30 pounds of gear while installing 55-pound crossarms in scorching 105-degree Bakersfield heat.Those working conditions are a harsh summertime reality for thousands of PG&E’s outdoor workers.
August 22, 2016
PG&E’s CARE program gives income-qualified households deep discounts on energy bills, but many customers aren’t taking advantage. These counties have the most eligible customers not enrolled.
August 8, 2016
Rudy Munoz-Pedraza spent part of his summer juggling jobs tossing pizzas and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was one of 120 interns who participated in PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.
August 4, 2016
Jennifer Tejada had many firsts this summer. She landed her first job. She cashed her first paycheck from that job. And now she’s one of 55 students to graduate from PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County.