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April 27, 2017

PG&E Grant Will Help Students Build More Than 100 Solar Suitcase Kits

A $400,000 PG&E grant will help high school students build more than 100 portable solar kits and provide a reliable power source to energy-scare regions of the world.

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April 27, 2017

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s PG&E Line Workers Using Helicopters for Tower Work

Imagine looking straight down 200 feet. You’re not standing on top of a building, bridge or cliff. You’re flying. Harnessed to a line and suspended from a helicopter, you’re on your way to the top of a high voltage transmission tower. What seems like a daredevil stunt to most is just part of the job for PG&E line workers.

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April 26, 2017

PG&E Calls for Proposals from Local Renewable Energy Developers for Clean Energy Program

PG&E has announced a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. The sites are for PG&E’s Regional Renewable Choice program, which will expand renewable energy access by enabling customers to work directly with developers of new renewable projects.

April 25, 2017

PG&E, Other California Energy Companies Propose Reforms to Support State’s Clean Energy Goals, Protect Customer Choice and Ensure Customer Equality

PG&E joined other California energy companies today (April 25) in proposing a plan that supports the state’s clean energy goals, protects customer choice and ensures that all customers are treated equally.

April 25, 2017

Customers Urged to Call 811 before Replacing Trees or Repairing Property Damaged by Winter Storms

After a series of late-season storms that toppled trees and damaged homes throughout the Bay Area, PG&E reminds customers to call 811 before replacing trees or starting any repair project that involves digging.

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April 25, 2017

PG&E Marketplace Launches One-Stop Shop for Energy-Efficient Products

PG&E Marketplace, an easy and user-friendly website for customers to find energy-saving appliances and consumer electronics, has been updated with a new user interface and design.

April 24, 2017

PG&E Named No. 1 Energy Provider among 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017

PG&E was named No. 1 among gas and electric providers and No. 22 overall in the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens according to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine. This is the third straight year PG&E has earned distinction on the list and marks an improvement from last year’s overall ranking of 39th place.

April 21, 2017

PG&E Safely Restores Power to San Francisco, Thanks Customers for their Patience

PG&E has safely restored power to all 88,000 customers impacted by a major power outage in San Francisco today (April 21). The outage was caused by equipment failure at the Larkin Substation.

April 20, 2017

PG&E Appoints New Vice Presidents in Business Finance, Gas Operations

PG&E this week announced it has promoted Jamie L. Martin to vice president, business finance, and Melvin J. Christopher to vice president, gas transmission and distribution operations, effective May 1.

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April 17, 2017

PG&E Pays $337 Million in Property Taxes and Franchise Fees to Cities, Counties

PG&E is paying property taxes and franchise fees of more than $337 million this spring to the 50 counties and 243 cities where the energy company owns and operates gas and electric infrastructure.

April 12, 2017

PG&E Wins Award for Providing Outstanding Customer Service to Large Brands

This week, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced PG&E as a recipient of its 2017 Awards for Outstanding National Key Accounts Program Award for Outstanding Customer Service.

April 11, 2017

Drought or Not, PG&E Assists Farmers with New Water Management Technology

In support of Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for all customers to make water conservation a new way of life, even as he declared the official end to the current drought, PG&E is announcing new water management tools for agricultural customers.

April 10, 2017

PG&E Warns Customers of Increased Scams During Tax Season

An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers — including recent immigrants — has been making the rounds throughout PG&E’s service area.

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April 10, 2017

Record-setting Storm Season Continues into April

For PG&E customers, spring didn’t come in like a lion. The season came in more like a pride of lions. Heavy wind and rain swept across the company’s service area late last week, extending a record-setting winter storm season that has raged with little respite since October.

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April 5, 2017

PG&E Urges Customers to Be Prepared, Stay Safe during Strong Late Week Storm

While Spring may have sprung throughout much of Northern and Central California, Mother Nature has at least one more winter storm in store for our communities. PG&E is urging its customers and their families to stay safe this week as a significant weather system works its way across the region starting Thursday and into Friday.

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