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March 23, 2017

VIDEO: Students Travel to Kenya to Deliver Solar Suitcases that are Changing Lives

When student Evelyn Valdez joined her school’s Solar Suitcase club, she had no idea it would lead her to a small village in Kenya. In this video, students from San Jose, Sacramento and Bakersfield share their thoughts on delivering solar suitcases to Kenyans and the impact it will have on their lives.

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March 21, 2017

When it Comes To Fleet Electrification, PG&E Sees the Benefits in Both Dollars and Pounds

When it comes to fleet electrification, PG&E has long been a utility-industry leader. The company today (March 21) unveiled the extensive environmental benefits and cost-savings that approach has yielded.

March 20, 2017

Safe Digging Service for Utility Markings Now Available Online for Customers, Excavators

In honor of National Safe Digging Month this April, PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com.

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March 16, 2017

Nearly 70 Percent of PG&E’s Electric Power Mix Free of Greenhouse Gases

Nearly 70 percent of the electricity PG&E delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse gas-free resources. Says PG&E’s Geisha Williams: “We embrace our role as a leader in renewable energy, and we are full speed ahead in reaching our next targets.”

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March 14, 2017

PG&E Delivered Second Best Reliability in History in 2016, Despite Challenging Weather

In 2016, the average duration of power outages for a PG&E customer was 109 minutes. That was up slightly from 96 minutes in 2015, but still represented the second-lowest total in history and reflects a 35 percent improvement over the past decade.

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March 14, 2017

Five Years of Tree Mortality: PG&E Continues Work to Keep Lines Clear, Lessen Wildfire Threat

Since California’s tree mortality crisis began, PG&E has worked to protect its infrastructure, and the customers and communities it serves, from wildfires and other public safety threats. This month, PG&E representatives appeared before the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection to discuss how the energy company has been combating the threat.

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March 10, 2017

PG&E, Business Leaders Discuss How to Get More Women to Run for Public Office

On International Women’s Day, PG&E joined other business leaders and women’s leadership organizations for a call to action: More women are needed in California politics.

March 9, 2017

PG&E Sets Record with $2.85 Billion in 2016 Diverse Supplier Spend

PG&E spent a record $2.85 billion with diverse suppliers in 2016, accounting for 44 percent of its total procurement, the energy company announced.

March 9, 2017

Spring Forward with Savings

For many people, the benefit of Daylight Saving Time is the arrival of more daylight, spring time and more time outdoors. PG&E encourages its customers to emphasize savings — not just daylight, but dollars, too.

March 8, 2017

Infographic: PG&E Improving Efficiency at California Museums

Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California museums on projects with big-time results.

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March 7, 2017

New Plug-In Electric Truck Keeps the Lights on During Outages

Providing safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy is the commitment that PG&E makes to its customers every day. PG&E, in partnership with Efficient Drivetrains Incorporated (EDI), recently unveiled a new exportable power truck that will help the utility meet all of those goals.

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March 2, 2017

PG&E Launches $1 Million Grant Program to Support Local Climate Change Resilience Planning

Despite record rain this winter, climate change is expected to increase the number of large wildfires as well as the length of the wildfire season in California. To help Californian communities meet this challenge, PG&E gas launched its Better Together Resilient Communities grant program.

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March 1, 2017

Day of Firsts: Geisha Williams Becomes PG&E CEO

Calling it a humbling and exciting moment, Geisha Williams began her tenure as the top executive at PG&E Corporation, a milestone moment for the venerable energy company.

March 1, 2017

Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

Following the passage of Proposition 64 by California voters last year, existing medical growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate as of March 1.

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February 27, 2017

The Way You’re Charged for Energy is Changing and PG&E Is Here to Help

A statewide process to change the way Californians are charged for their energy will take another step toward completion this week. The goals of the changes are to help ensure the price customers pay for energy is more closely aligned with the cost of providing them with safe, reliable and clean energy service, to simplify rate structures and to encourage energy conservation.

"PG&E" refers to Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.
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