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February 21, 2017

PG&E Named One of the Best Places to Work by Human Rights Campaign

For the 14th consecutive year, PG&E achieved a perfect score on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index for its strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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February 16, 2017

PG&E Deploys Its First Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Facility featuring Tesla Powerpack Technology

Building on the success of its Vaca-Dixon and Yerba Buena battery storage systems, PG&E recently deployed its third energy storage facility in Yuba County. Co-located with PG&E’s Browns Valley substation roughly 50 miles north of Sacramento, the new, 500 kW/2000 kWh battery storage system is PG&E’s first lithium-ion energy storage facility and features Tesla Powerpack technology.

February 16, 2017

PG&E’s New State External Affairs Organization Part of Company’s Strategy, Policy and Outreach Efforts

The restructuring is part of a broader realignment that will allow the company’s state external affairs functions to more effectively engage with stakeholders to meet the needs of customers and the state.

February 16, 2017

PG&E Corporation Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) full-year 2016 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $1,393 million or $2.78 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

February 15, 2017

PG&E Named One of World’s Top-20 Training Organizations

PG&E’s was recognized for having one of the world’s Top-20 training programs and one of five companies having an outstanding training initiative in 2016 by Training Magazine, an industry-leading publication that promotes corporate best practices for training and workforce development.

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February 15, 2017

PG&E Opens Annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

PG&E is inviting high school and college students throughout Central and Northern California to apply for a Better Together STEM Scholarship. The program awards $100,000 in scholarship annually.

February 13, 2017

Infographic: Stay Balloon-Safe for Valentines Day

Power outages caused by runaway metallic balloons have more than doubled during the past decade in PG&E’s service area. Balloons tangled in power lines can cause outages and…

February 10, 2017

PG&E Self-Reports Potential Compliance Issue to CPUC

Earlier today, PG&E’s Deb Affonsa, vice president of Customer Service, and John Higgins, vice president of Safety and Health, sent this message (Feb. 10) to all PG&E employees…

February 9, 2017

PG&E Cuts Carbon Emissions with Clean Energy

In an ongoing effort to provide cleaner energy for customers, PG&E reduced the carbon emissions from its delivered electricity to one of its lowest levels on record.

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February 8, 2017

PG&E Says ‘Keep Loved Ones – and Metallic Balloons – Close to Your Heart’

With Valentine’s Day approaching, PG&E reminds customers that sparks — and not just the romantic kind — can fly on Feb. 14 if improperly secured helium-filled metallic balloons come in contact with power lines.

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February 3, 2017

Cost of PG&E’s Solar Choice Program Drops Nearly 30 Percent for Residential Customers

This time last year, PG&E launched a new clean energy option for its residential and business customers — PG&E’s Solar Choice.For a modest monthly charge, PG&E customers who are unable to install rooftop solar now have a new way to go 100 percent solar. This year, the cost to participate has dropped nearly 30 percent.

February 2, 2017

PG&E’s John Simon: A ‘Guy Who Gets It’

By Tony Khing When John Simon has dinner at home with his two college-aged daughters and his wife, the conversation focuses on deeper matters than what’s happening over…

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February 2, 2017

Innovating Through Partnerships for a Clean Energy Future

PG&E’s Geisha Williams describes how the energy company is partnering with others to develop innovations and test ideas that will help enable a low-carbon economy, while providing the greatest value for customers.

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February 2, 2017

Butte County: PG&E to Withdraw Relicense Application for DeSabla-Centerville Hydroelectric Facility

Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape and rising operating costs at the DeSabla-Centerville hydroelectric facility in Butte County, PG&E announced it will withdraw its application for a new license for the facility from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

January 31, 2017

PG&E Among First Energy Companies to Implement Earthquake Early Warning Technology

PG&E is working with private and publicly-funded technology technology developers to begin using earthquake early warning technology as part of its seismic response efforts. It’s just the latest example of the company’s dedication to a committed, proactive approach to emergency preparedness.

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