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October 30, 2014

PG&E Honors Key Suppliers Who Assist Utility in Serving Customers

PG&E spends more than $4 billion annually strengthening its gas and electric infrastructure. This critical work can’t be done by the utility alone and they rely on their supplier partners to help execute the jobs. On Wednesday, PG&E recognized its top performing suppliers in eight categories.

October 30, 2014

Learn More about PG&E’s Top Suppliers

Out of PG&E’s 4,300-plus suppliers, 41 were nominated for the ninth annual PG&E Supplier Awards. Winners were selected based on how they graded in various categories—including safety, quality and continuous improvement. This story looks at those winners.

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October 29, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Uses Technology and Boats to Detect Leaks Underwater

PG&E crews are walking and driving every day to find and fix leaks. Some days they are even on the water. As this video story shows, leak survey crews recently conducted a semi-annual survey of the Sacramento River near Rio Vista to detect possible leaks on pipelines underwater.

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October 29, 2014

Customers Now Can Talk to PG&E Via Their Channel of Choice

Thanks to sweeping improvements of PG&E’s customer service infrastructure and technologies, customers can self-select more and more of their interactions and transactions with PG&E. In short, customers can now do business with us via their Channel of Choice.

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October 29, 2014

Rocklin: Solar Drives Big Savings for Five Star Auto Care

Rooftop solar is thriving in PG&E’s service territory and PG&E is home to more solar customers than any other utility in the nation by far. Watch how Five Star Auto Care in Rocklin is driving big savings with rooftop solar.

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October 28, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Opens $28.5 Million, State-of-the-Art Electric Control Center in Fresno

PG&E has opened a state-of-the-art, $28.5 million electric distribution grid control center. By early next year, it will be one of three new grid control centers — the others in Concord and Rocklin — that will control PG&E’s 140,000-circuit-mile electric distribution system that delivers electricity to homes and businesses.

October 28, 2014

PG&E Corporation Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results

PG&E Corporation’s third-quarter 2014 net income after dividends on preferred stock reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles was $811 million, or $1.71 per share. This compares with $161 million, or $0.36 per share, for the third quarter of 2013.

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October 27, 2014

Former White House CTO Talks about the Power of Innovation with PG&E IT Leaders

Former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra and PG&E CIO Karen Austin shared their thoughts about using technology in innovative ways at a meeting of PG&E IT leaders at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on Oct. 22.

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October 27, 2014

Making a Few Adjustments: How PG&E Works With Employees with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In this story, PG&E employee Richard Lajara talks about returning to work after a serious accident left him paralyzed from the waist down and in need of a wheelchair.

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October 27, 2014

VIDEO: Supporting Local Economic Vitality

This video from PG&E’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report looks at how the company has been investing in local economic vitality in communities such as Watsonville.

October 21, 2014

Nuclear Science Week: Meet PG&E’s Sam Williams

Each day during Nuclear Science Week, Currents will profile a PG&E employee working at its Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County. Today, meet Sam Williams, a senior reactor operator.

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October 21, 2014

Smart Meters and Smart Teams Help Customers Stay Safe and Save Money

PG&E’s Customer Care group is making good on the promise of SmartMeters™ by finding innovative ways to help customers lower their gas bills and even detect leaks that could pose safety hazards.

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October 20, 2014

World Champions: PG&E Crew Victorious at International Lineman’s Rodeo

In a momentous victory, a three-man PG&E crew from Grass Valley in Nevada County won the top prize this past weekend at the International Lineman’s Rodeo, a competition that pits the best line workers in the world against each other in pole climbing and other difficult feats. In all, PG&E won eight awards — far more than any of the more than 100 utilities.

Sarah Risley is a member of nuclear-industry organizations that encourage students to focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
October 20, 2014

Nuclear Science Week: Meet PG&E’s Sarah Risley

Each day during Nuclear Science Week, Currents will profile a PG&E employee working at its Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County. Today, meet Sarah Risley, a nuclear training accreditation specialist.

October 20, 2014

PG&E Supports Hispanic Heritage Month at Washington Events

The nonprofit Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute recently kicked off its 37th year of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, and PG&E was proud to have an integral role in the events.

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