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November 26, 2014

CEO/Chairman Tony Earley Thanks PG&E Employees for Year-Round Commitment

In a full-page advertisement that will appear in more than two dozen newspapers from Eureka to Bakersfield on Thanksgiving Day, PG&E leader Tony Earley expresses his appreciation to the company’s 23,000 employees.

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November 25, 2014

VIDEO: Make Decorating with Holiday Lights Safe, Efficient and Fun

PG&E reminds customers that while holiday lighting truly adds to the season, it can also significantly increase the potential for fire risk, injury and electric shock if the proper precautions aren’t followed while decorating. Here are some tips to have a safe, energy-efficient holiday.

November 25, 2014

Five Safety Tips for Thanksgiving from PG&E

PG&E offers some safety tips to help customers stay safe and warm over the winter holidays.

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November 25, 2014

Red Cross Selects Tony Earley as Philanthropic CEO of the Year

The American Red Cross Bay Area has selected PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley as its 2015 Philanthropic CEO of the Year. Earley will officially accept the award at the 2015 Red Cross Gala in April.

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November 23, 2014

PG&E Employees During the Holidays: We’re Here for Our Customers

On Thanksgiving, PG&E workers like gas service rep Doug Johnson and Kevin Schaffer, a grid control center supervisor, will be on duty. Holidays are important, they say, but customers are important, too. “PG&E is a 365-day operation and someone needs to be here to make sure it works,” says Kevin Waden, a gas transportation scheduler.

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November 20, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Practices Emergency Response with Two-Day Drill

PG&E practiced its readiness for a natural disaster with a two-day drill this week. As this video story shows, part of the drill was establishing a base camp at the Alameda County Fairground in Pleasanton.

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November 20, 2014

PG&E Unveils Two New Electric Hybrid Utility Trucks at Capitol Hill Event; Vehicles Can Provide Exportable Power

During a Capitol Hill event today with U.S. Representatives Jerry McNerney and Renee Elmers, PG&E unveiled two innovative new electric hybrid utility trucks, one of which can provide power to up to 100 homes during outages.

November 20, 2014

PG&E Statement on the CPUC Ex Parte Vote

PG&E today released a statement in response to a vote by the California Public Utilities Commission imposing sanctions for violation of ex parte rules.

November 19, 2014

Students from PG&E-Sponsored Energy Academies Travel to Nation’s Capital

Eight students from four PG&E-sponsored Energy Acadamies spent time in Washington, D.C., recently, meeting congressmen, taking tours and learning about politics.

November 18, 2014

PG&E Continues Its Pledge to Support President Obama’s SupplierPay Program

On Monday, PG&E met in Washington with the White House economic team and officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration to discuss ongoing efforts aimed at helping small business under the Obama Administration’s SupplierPay Pledge.

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November 18, 2014

PG&E Announces Two Major Electric Vehicles Initiatives at White House; More Than 70 Utilities Commit to Clean Electric Fleets

During a White House event today (Nov. 18), U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Counselor to the President John Podesta, PG&E Corporation Chairman and CEO Tony Earley and Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn announced two electric power industry initiatives to further commercialize electric transportation technologies.

November 17, 2014

PG&E Can Help You Save Money This Winter with a Home Upgrade

With cold weather just around the corner, there’s never been a better time for customers to consider multiple energy-saving improvements, like upgrading their heating system, insulating their attic and sealing air leaks.That’s because besides saving money on heating bills and improving their comfort this winter, customers can take advantage of energy efficiency rebates of up to $6,500* from PG&E through the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Program.

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November 14, 2014

By Recycling Old Refrigerators and Buying Energy Efficient Ones, PG&E Customers Can Save Money, Energy

Like unwanted house guests who overstay their welcome, old refrigerators can get in the way and drain your resources. Fortunately, they are easy to get rid of, thanks to a special PG&E program that offers customers a $50 rebate to retire their aging refrigerator responsibly

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November 13, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E, Others Testing Mini-Robot to Enhance Pipeline Inspections

PG&E has begun testing a miniature robot that will allow the visual inspection of natural gas pipelines for signs of corrosion without the need for costly construction digs. PG&E joined with NYSEARCH— a voluntary research organization representing several gas companies in North America — and Honeybee Inc. to develop the robot prototype. As this video shows, the device is so small that it looks like a toy, but it has the potential to deliver big savings for the industry and PG&E customers.

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November 10, 2014

By Actively Hiring and Supporting Former Military Personnel, PG&E Celebrates Veterans Day Every Day

One day every year — Nov. 11 — America honors those who’ve served in the armed forces. But at PG&E, every day is Veterans Day. Throughout the year, PG&E is committed to hire more veterans and to support those already working at the company. PG&E has shown its backing of veterans in many ways — including helping veteran-owned enterprises work with PG&E, seeking solutions to long-term unemployment among veterans and participating in Veterans Day parades and other community activities.

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