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December 16, 2014

PG&E Chairman Tony Earley Sees Electric Vehicles as Opportunity to Define Energy Future

In an address to the Detroit Economic Club, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley laid out a vision of an environmentally cleaner, economically stronger and more energy-independent America. One of the most important keys to such improvements, he said, is the broader electrification of the transportation sector.

December 16, 2014

PG&E Engaged Diverse-Owned Banks for $2.7 Billion in Bond Sales in 2014

As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, PG&E employed 11 diverse-owned investment banks to help manage offerings of more than $2.7 billion in notes in 2014.

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December 16, 2014

At Boots to Business Workshop, Veteran-Owned Business Talks About Working with PG&E

PG&E has been a long-standing supporter of veterans, as evidenced by its Top-100 Military Friendly Employer ranking by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The utility’s encouragement of DVBEs also extends beyond utilizing their businesses. An example was the second “Boots to Business” workshop, held Dec. 8 at PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters. Representatives from nearly 100 DVBE businesses attended the seminar which provided attendees with useful information.

December 13, 2014

Power Restored to Nearly All Customers After Historic Storm

Since Wednesday, PG&E crews have continued working around the clock to restore power to more than 500,000 customers this week as the most severe storm in years made its way across California. As of 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, fewer than 5,000 customers remain without power.

December 12, 2014

Sierra Storm Knocks Out Power, but Can’t Slow PG&E Crews

By Lynsey Paulo SODA SPRINGS – PG&E crews fanned out across the utility’s 70,000- square-mile service area responding to the first major winter storm of the season this…

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December 12, 2014

Customer: Removing Diseased Trees Avoided Power Outages during Storm

In the small Alameda County community of Sunol, power wasn’t lost during this week’s powerful California storms. One customer credits that to a recent PG&E grant that funded the removal of 50 dead trees.

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December 12, 2014

Slide Show: PG&E Crews Respond to Major December Storm

Since Wednesday, PG&E crews have worked around the clock to restore power to half a million customers impacted by a major storm. The storm delivered rain, wind and…

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December 12, 2014

VIDEO: Storm-Impacted Customers Thank PG&E Crews for Restoring Power

As the biggest storm in years drenched California, PG&E crews worked around the clock to restore power safely and as quickly as possible. As this video shows, customers were appreciative.

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December 12, 2014

PG&E Power Restoration Teams Continue to Work Around the Clock as Major Storm Subsides

As a historic winter storm begins to subside in Northern and Central California, PG&E crews continue to work around the clock to restore service for customers who have experienced storm-related outages this week. Nearly all impacted customers are expected to have power by Friday night.

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December 11, 2014

PG&E Responds to Largest Storm in Years As Rain Continues

Crews working around the clock to restore service to customers and repair damage throughout storm-battered Northern and Central California service area.

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December 10, 2014

Mobile Outage Tool Helps Customers Keep Up to Date

PG&E customers can now find out the scope and scale of local outages from their handheld devices with our online outage reporting and alerts service.

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December 10, 2014

VIDEO: Advanced Weather Forecasting Tool, Other Technologies Help PG&E Prepare for Storms

PG&E’s team of meteorologists, in addition to advanced weather technology and mapping, are helping the utility prepare for its storm outage response as a major storm hits much of the state this week.

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December 10, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Shattering the ‘Wall of Disbelief’ With Aneesh Chopra

In her latest LinkedIn blog, PG&E CIO Karen Austin shares her recent conversation with Aneesh Chopra, the first White House chief technology officer and the author of ‘Innovative State.”

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December 9, 2014

PG&E Implementing Plans for Storm, Urges Customers to Have Preparedness Plan

With a major storm now heading toward Northern and Central California, PG&E is reminding customers that power outages may occur this week due to significant rainfall, potential flooding and high winds. PG&E is implementing its emergency preparedness plans and utilizing advanced technology to be ready to restore service to impacted customers safely and as quickly as possible.

December 9, 2014

PG&E Awards $250,000 in Bright Ideas Grants to California Schools

As part of its ongoing commitment to renewable energy education and powering California’s future, PG&E today (Dec. 9) announced 39 recipients who will receive Bright Ideas Grants totaling $250,000.

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