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April 28, 2016

PG&E Statement Regarding Cal Fire Investigation of Butte Fire Ignition

PG&E today (April 28) issued the following statement in response to a report released by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) on the Butte…

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April 27, 2016

Help Name the Baby Falcons Atop the PG&E Building

Three new peregrine falcons recently hatched atop PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters (like these baby falcons that hatched there in 2012). The world has been watching them via a webcam, but up to now the young birds don’t have names. We’re going to do something about that.

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April 22, 2016

Apprentices No More: Milestone as First PG&E Linemen Complete New Five-Year Training Program

After five years of hard work that included countless hours of training and learning about safety and the skills of their new craft, 28 PG&E employees achieved a major milestone as the first graduates of PG&E’s most comprehensive Apprentice Line Worker Program.

April 22, 2016

PG&E Named No. 2 Utility Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2016

PG&E has again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

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April 18, 2016

World’s Newest Falcons Hatch on PG&E Building; Watch Them Grow on Live Webcast

The world’s newest peregrine falcons arrived over the weekend. Three new birds hatched in the nest that sits on a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s headquarters at 77 Beale St.

April 14, 2016

PG&E Pays $318 Million in Property Taxes and Franchise Fees to Cities, Counties

Property tax and franchise fee payments, paid to cities and counties for use of public streets for gas and electric facilities, are one of the important ways PG&E helps drive local economies and supports essential public services such as education and public safety.

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April 13, 2016

PG&E Becomes First U.S. Utility to Earn Supplier Quality Assurance Certification

The third-party certification was earned after a rigorous assessment showed that PG&E holds to some the highest quality assurance standards for its suppliers. The certification further demonstrates PG&E’s continued progress on safety and reliability.

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April 12, 2016

Largest West Coast Hotel Partners with PG&E to Save Energy, Money

A lot has changed since Brian Mork began working for the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco 28 years ago. Back then, energy efficiency wasn’t exactly top of mind. But it is today. PG&E recently helped the massive hotel save nearly $245,000 in energy costs. For hotels, the savings also benefit customers and the environment.

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April 12, 2016

PG&E Awards $2 Million in Wildfire Prevention Project Grants

Tree mortality has grown due to the lingering drought and bark beetle infestations. The grants will be used to protect communities from wildfires in at least 18 high-risk counties by clearing brush and dead, dying or diseased trees for the current fire season.

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April 11, 2016

PG&E Commits $1 Million to Solar-Powered Habitat for Humanity Homes

Funding from PG&E will provide rooftop solar for nearly 100 homes in 17 Habitat for Humanity locations in Northern and Central California, part of of the company’s ongoing commitment to the Solar Habitat Program. The announcement coincides with the second annual Brown Bag Build in Redwood City.

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April 7, 2016

PG&E Warns Customers of Increased Scams During Tax and Election Season

PG&E warns its customers to protect themselves, their families and businesses by increasing their awareness of potential online and in-person scams.

April 6, 2016

PG&E Joins TransCanyon in Alliance to Pursue Transmission Projects

The strategic alliance will focus on California Independent System Operator competitive transmission projects that will benefit California customers.

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April 4, 2016

PG&E Urges Customers to Call to 811 Before Digging, Prevent Damage to Underground Utilities

During National Safe Digging Month, and always, customers are reminded to call 811 prior to any digging project to prevent damage to underground utilities. Dig-ins not only damage infrastructure but also pose serious threats to public safety.

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