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April 18, 2014

PG&E Recognized by White House in New Climate Action Plan

A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane — a powerful greenhouse gas — named PG&E as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide “collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems.”

April 18, 2014

On Anniversary of Great San Francisco Quake, PG&E Says Modeling Helps It Prepare for Next Big One

During Earthquake Preparedness Month in April, and on the anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco earthquake, PG&E talks about its continuous improvement efforts to strengthen its facilities and preparedness for catastrophic earthquakes.

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April 16, 2014

White House Highlights PG&E’s PowerPathway as Workforce Development Model

Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman and CEO, offered his thoughts on the importance of job training on the White House blog. Earley focused on PG&E’s innovative PowerPathway program that trains workers for careers in the energy industry.

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April 14, 2014

Month of Service: PG&E Volunteers Help Beautify Downtown Bakersfield

In partnership with Keep Bakersfield Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup, PG&E volunteers picked up trash, planted flowers, painted traffic signal control boxes and helped paint a mural on the back wall of a popular restaurant. It was part of the April Month of Service, an event that will bring out PG&E employees to more than 100 community projects.

April 10, 2014

PG&E Honored for Commitment to Economic Development

PG&E’s economic development manager Joshua Townsend received the Above and Beyond award from the California Association of Local Economic Development (CALED) for his role in creating workshops across the utility’s service area to help educate community leaders about what they can do to grow their local economy, create a positive business climate, and retain and create jobs.

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April 10, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Offers $250,000 Reward to Help Solve Metcalf Substation Attack

PG&E said today that it is contributing a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator or perpetrators who fired gunshots that caused extensive damage to its Metcalf Transmission Substation near San Jose nearly one year ago.

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April 8, 2014

PG&E Earns a Top Ranking from InformationWeek for Data Innovation

PG&E earned the No. 13 spot on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States. Honoring its work on an interval data analytics (IDA) program, the company also garnered one of eight coveted awards for business innovation.

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April 4, 2014

PG&E Has Enduring Bond with California’s Economy and Communities, Earley Tells Oakland Audience

PG&E’s focus on safety and improving its infrastructure will help create the kind of opportunities that are needed to boost California’s economy, especially in struggling communities, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley said at The Greenlining Institute’s Economic Summit today..

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April 3, 2014

Month of Service: PG&E Employees to Volunteer at More Than 100 Events During April

PG&E employees will volunteer at more than 100 event during April as the company stages its second annual Month of Service. By the end of the year, employees will have volunteered more than 50,000 hours to projects in their communities.

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April 3, 2014

With 100,000 Rooftop Installations, Solar Shines Brightly at PG&E

PG&E continues to chart its course as a national leader in renewable energy. The company is now home to more solar rooftop installations than any other place in the country. It has interconnected more than 100,000 solar rooftops, enabling more than 1,000 megawatts of rooftop solar power in its service area. That is enough to power about 225,000 customer homes for a year.

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April 2, 2014

April is National Safe-Digging Month; PG&E Reminds Customers to Always Call 8-1-1 Before Digging

April is National Safe Digging Month and PG&E reminders customers — both homeowers and contractors — to call 8-1-1 before starting any digging project. The free service marks underground utility lines. Safe digging prevents serious injuries, repair costs and inconvenient outages.

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April 1, 2014

PG&E Pledges to Stay Focused on Safety Despite Federal Charges

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, pledged to stay focused on building the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country despite what it expects will be a lengthy legal process to demonstrate that federal criminal charges filed today have no merit.

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March 31, 2014

Have a Plan, Build a Kit: PG&E Shares Safety Tips during Earthquake Preparedness Month

“Understanding what to do before, during and after an earthquake strikes will help protect you and your family,” says Barry Anderson, PG&E’s vice president of emergency preparedness and response. The company offers timely tips for its customers as Earthquake Preparedness Month arrives.

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March 27, 2014

PG&E Expects Criminal Charges in Connection with San Bruno Accident; Pledges Continued Commitment to Safety

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, today filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that they expect that the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline accident.The company pledged to maintain its strong focus on safety during what is expected to be a lengthy legal process.

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March 26, 2014

PG&E Surpasses 20 Percent Renewable Energy Milestone, On Track for 2020 Goals

PG&E has reached an important milestone for California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard – the utility delivered 22.5 percent of its power from eligible renewable resources in 2013 and is on track to meet the state’s clean energy goals for 2020 and beyond.

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