January 20, 2017
PG&E submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption and combatting climate change. For the seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a total budget of approximately $253 million.
January 19, 2017
Weather forecasts said they would be wet and windy winter storms. They were right. Fueled by an atmospheric river, the storms earlier this month wreaked havoc across Northern and Central California. As this video shows, PG&E was up to the challenge of restoring power as safely and quickly as possible.
January 13, 2017
Nearly all PG&E customers have had their service restored after being impacted by the series of “Atmospheric River” winter storms that struck Northern and Central California over the past week. This was the largest storm series to impact PG&E’s service area in more than six years.
January 12, 2017
Owen McGrattan and Alysse Billigmeier have known each other since they were babies. After a tragic event five years ago, McGrattan moved in with Billigmeier’s family in Stockton. Now they have both earned scholarships from a PG&E Employee Resource Group.
January 12, 2017
Most times, family comes first. But for PG&E Sacramento/Sierra Electric Superintendent Tim Lewis, PG&E’s customers came first during the recent series of storms that pounded Northern California.
January 11, 2017
PG&E Corporation and its subsidiary Pacific Gas and Electric Company today (Jan. 11) announced new, streamlined management structures and a series of efficiency measures designed to support the company’s ability to continue to modernize and invest in the safety of its electric and gas systems while ensuring that its services remain affordable for customers.
January 10, 2017
Another monster storm blew in today with blinding blizzard conditions, heavy rain and howling winds hitting 150 mph in some locations. Responding was PG&E’s Mightly Blue Army, among the 3,000 employees braving the elements or providing operational support.
January 9, 2017
About 3,500 company employees and contractors responded in the aftermath of a major winter storm that pummeled PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area over the weekend. And more stormy weather is on the way.
January 6, 2017
With a series of wet storms heading toward Northern and Central California this weekend, PG&E reminds its customers that power outages might occur due to significant rainfall, potential flooding and high winds.
January 5, 2017
PG&E today (Jan. 5) announced the appointment of Jon Franke, vice president, generation technical services and the promotion of Scott Sanford to vice president, customer operations.
January 5, 2017
In Napa County, PG&E recently converted streetlights as part of its initiative to make nighttime lighting safer, more reliable and more energy-efficient. PG&E is beyond the halfway mark of its three-year program to equip 150,000 company-owned streetlights with the most efficient and reliable fixtures on the market today.
January 4, 2017
When the Alliance to Save Energy recently honored business solutions provider Staples for being an industry leader in energy efficiency, the retailer thanked PG&E for its partnership, working with their 46 stores in Northern and Central California.
January 3, 2017
Effective Jan. 1, contractors calling 811 to request utility markings before they do any excavation must wait two working days following the day of the call to start their project. The change, part of Senate Bill 661, clarifies California’s existing code regarding 811 Call Before You Dig, which helps protect public safety.
December 30, 2016
PG&E and its employees put an emphasis on giving back and 2016 was no exception. And it happens year round.