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July 1, 2016

PG&E Offers Tips for a Safe Summer and Independence Day Celebration

PG&E wants customers to celebrate outdoors responsibly and provides helpful guidelines and tips to help stay safe during Fourth of July and all summer long.

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June 30, 2016

VIDEO: Safe Operation of Gas Storage Facilities a Top Priority for PG&E

As this video shows, natural gas storage is a necessary component of PG&E’s ability to provide safe, reliable and affordable gas to its customers.

June 28, 2016

PG&E Calls State Lands Commission Vote ‘Critical First Step’ for Historic Clean Energy Plan

The State Lands Commission’s vote to approve a lease extension necessary to run the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) to 2025 was a critical first step toward realizing the historic clean energy plan jointly proposed by PG&E, labor and leading environmental organizations, PG&E said.

June 28, 2016

PG&E Recognized as One of America’s 50 Most Community-Minded Companies

PG&E was named one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies by the National Conference on Citizenship’s annual Civic 50 list. This is the fourth year that PG&E has been recognized as a leader in civic engagement.

June 28, 2016

PG&E’s Remediation, Cleanup Practices Get International Attention

International teams from Singapore and China recently toured and learned about cleanup efforts at PG&E environmental remediation sites in San Rafael and Hinkley.

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June 27, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Starts Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Response to Wildfires

As this video shows, PG&E has begun daily aerial fire patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area to assist state and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

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June 24, 2016

VIDEO: Utter Disbelief as UC Berkeley Student Surprised with Big PG&E Scholarship

What’s it like learning you’ve won a life-changing scholarship? As this video shows, it’s often utter disbelief and tears. UC Berkeley biology student Oluchi Okwu is one of 10 big winners this year in PG&E’s scholarship program, each worth $20,000 a year and renewable for five years.

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June 23, 2016

PG&E Shares Progress on Climate Resilience

Heat waves, stronger storms and more frequent wildfires are among the heightened risks brought by climate change, which has also brought something else to the fore: the need for climate change resilience planning. And that’s just what PG&E is doing, this week participating in a climate adaption and resilience workshop in Sacramento.

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June 22, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Tests Technologies that Could Offer Early Warning, Speedy Restoration after Major Earthquake

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits the Bay Area. The devastation is widespread. Does this sound like the latest summer blockbuster? It’s not. Practicing its response to a major earthquake, PG&E staged a company-wide exercise to test the company’s readiness.

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June 22, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E, Energy Department Collaborate to Extend Clean Energy Lessons to International Teachers

A group of international instructors who teach science, technology, engineering and math gathered at PG&E’s Energy Training Center. They toured a zero net energy-designed home and saw firsthand a building that produces as much energy as it uses. As this video shows, it’s a lesson in energy efficiency they can take back to their students.

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June 21, 2016

In Step with California’s Evolving Energy Policy, PG&E, Labor and Environmental Groups Announce Proposal to Increase Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Storage while Phasing Out Nuclear Power

Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape, PG&E today announced a Joint Proposal with labor and leading environmental organizations that would increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage beyond current state mandates while phasing out PG&E’s production of nuclear power in California by 2025.

June 20, 2016

Infographic: Greenest Energy Provider

PG&E was named first among electric and natural gas utilities in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. Here are the top utilities on the list of the 500 largest…

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June 17, 2016

It Began in a Kitchen: PG&E Employees Reflect on 30 Years of Pride

This year marks the 30th anniversary of PG&E’s participation as the first corporate sponsor of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. In this video, current and former employees involved in the first LGBT employee resource group discuss how the group started.

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June 16, 2016

PG&E Named One of Top Employers for Asian Pacific Americans

PG&E was among seven companies recently honored for being at the forefront of promoting Asian Pacific American employees and global diversity. Says PG&E’s Roy Kuga, “This award recognized our dedication to foster and celebrate diversity.”

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June 14, 2016

PG&E Advice to Graduating Seniors: Secure Metallic Balloons with Weights

With graduation season in full swing, PG&E is imparting some sage words of wisdom to schools, graduates and their families: If your graduation celebration involves helium-filled metallic balloons, make sure they are secured with a weight to prevent them from coming into contact with overhead power lines and causing a public safety risk.

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