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January 28, 2015

Infographic: Super Energy Facts Before The Big Game

Here’s an infographic that looks at energy usage, TV viewing, the impact of LED lights and ENERGYSTAR appliances before the big game.

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January 23, 2015

VIDEO: Cal Poly Student Kimberly Lamar Says PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Will Help Her ‘Make a Difference’

Currents recently caught up with Kimberly Lamar, a Manteca resident and PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship winner from 2014. Lamar attends Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where she’s studying environmental engineering. Here, she talks about her family, the surprise of winning the scholarship and how she wants to make the world a better place. The deadline for applying for 2015 Bright Minds Scholarships is Feb. 9.

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January 23, 2015

PG&E Helped California Drivers Swap 3 Million Gallons of Gasoline for Cleaner Natural Gas in 2014

As part of its commitment to help its customers minimize carbon footprints and reduce California’s dependency on foreign fossil fuels, PG&E Compressed Natural Gas fueling stations provided the equivalent of 3 million gallons of gasoline to thousands of natural gas vehicle customers in 2014.

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January 20, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Reaches Major Milestone Replacing Cast Iron Pipe Across Northern and Central California

PG&E today (Jan. 20) announced it completed its system-wide replacement of all known cast iron pipeline ahead of its self-imposed 2014 year-end goal. The company replaced the older lines with stronger, more efficient and seismically sound pipelines throughout its 70,000 square-mile service area.

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January 14, 2015

PG&E Supports Northern California Cities in $5 Million Georgetown Energy Efficiency Competition

PG&E will provide technical support and up to $20,000 in funding for each of five cities within its service territory named as semifinalists in the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a nationwide energy efficiency competition for small- to mid-sized communities.

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January 12, 2015

PG&E Will Plant Trees on Behalf of Customers Who Switch to Paperless Billing

PG&E announced a partnership today (Jan. 12) with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to plant a new tree in the wildfire-stricken Los Padres National Forest on behalf of every customer who enrolls in paperless billing over the next several weeks, through Feb. 26. Customers can enroll at www.pge.com/ebills.

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January 8, 2015

VIDEO: Fresno State Student Tatiana Overturf Reflects on Winning PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship

A year ago, high-achieving Templeton High School student Tatiana Overturf thought she had no chance of going to college because her family couldn’t afford it. A PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship changed her life.

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January 7, 2015

New Book on Grid Innovation Includes PG&E Insights, Projects

In a foreword to a new book detailing case studies highlighting grid modernization, PG&E President Chris Johns writes that the grid of the future “serves as the platform to interconnect and enable all of the emerging energy technologies our customers want to pursue — in other words, a ‘grid of things.’ ”

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January 5, 2015

Year in Review: Currents Video Stories Show PG&E’s Focus on Safety, Reliability and Community

In 2014, on the digital pages of Currents, we’ve told how PG&E is providing safe, reliable and affordable energy for our customers. We’ve also traveled across our 70,000-square-mile territory to tell those local stories where PG&E people are having an impact on their hometowns. Here’s a look at some of our favorite video stories from 2014.

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January 5, 2015

Applications for PG&E’s 2015 Bright Minds Scholarships Available through Feb. 9

Applications for the 2015 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships are now available. Bright Minds scholarship winners will receive scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years; program finalists will receive $2,000 towards their studies.

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January 5, 2015

PG&E, BMW Partner on Pilot Project to Extract Grid Benefits from Electric Vehicles

PG&E and automaker BMW are teaming up to test the ability of electric vehicle batteries to provide valuable services to the electric grid. If successful, the pilot program could pave the way for significant utility payments that could stimulate further customer purchases of electric vehicles.

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January 2, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Environmental Stewardship, Clean Energy

Being good stewards of the environment is important to PG&E, whether it’s helping to protect birds from coming into contact with power lines to deepening its commitment to electric vehicles within its fleet.

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December 31, 2014

PG&E Continues Responding to Outages Caused by Wind Storm

As a powerful wind storm concludes its sweep of Northern California, PG&E crews continue working around the clock to safely restore service to customers and repair damage to the utility’s electrical equipment.

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December 31, 2014

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Local Communities It Serves

From Bright Minds scholarships helping to make college dreams a reality to employees donating both time and money to local programs, PG&E is dedicated to the communities it serves.

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December 30, 2014

Year in Review: PG&E Helps with Affordability, Energy Efficiency

From new rebates and incentives to partnerships with cities to install energy-efficient street lights, PG&E helped business and residential customers become more energy efficient.

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