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January 20, 2017

PG&E Submits $250 Million Proposal Expanding Support for Electric Vehicles in California

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.

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January 19, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Aids Customers during Area’s Fiercest Storms in Years

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.

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January 13, 2017

Nearly All PG&E Customers Restored After Intense Winter Storms Subside

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.

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January 12, 2017

Together Since Childhood, Getting PG&E Employee Resource Group Scholarships Only Seemed Natural

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.

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January 12, 2017

PG&E Crews Weather Snow, Wind, Rain to Restore Power in the Sierra Nevada

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 Streamlining Management, Implementing Efficiency Measures to Keep Customer Bills Affordable While Investing in the Future

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.

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January 10, 2017

Mighty Blue Army Battles Second Round of Storms

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.

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January 9, 2017

PG&E Storm Response Includes Planning for Next Wave

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.

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January 6, 2017

As Big Storm Approaches, PG&E Has a Plan and Urges Customers to Prepare

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 Announces New Officers in Generation and Customer Care

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.

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January 5, 2017

Napa County: LED Streetlight Program Reaches Milestone

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.

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January 4, 2017

PG&E, Staples Work Together to Bring Energy Efficiency to California Stores

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.

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January 3, 2017

New Year, New 811 Rules: Call Before You Dig to Be Clearer with Stronger Enforcement

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.

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December 30, 2016

Year in Review: Giving Back to Communities a Year-Round Tradition at PG&E

PG&E and its employees put an emphasis on giving back and 2016 was no exception. And it happens year round.

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