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August 1, 2014

Helms at 30: Hydroelectric Plant Delivers Safe, Clean Affordable Energy

PG&E marks 30 years of commercial operation at Helms Pumped Storage Project this month. The hydroelectric facility was considered an engineering marvel when it was built and came online in 1984, and continues to play a vital role today as well in California’s clean energy future.

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August 1, 2014

Meet the Interns: Puerto Rico’s Adrian Figueroa Working Toward Electrical Engineering Career

Adrian Figueroa wasn’t sure what to expect when he traveled from Puerto Rico to California for an internship at PG&E. He was pleasantly surprised.

July 31, 2014

Hinkley Drinking Water Meets Rigorous New Safety Standard; PG&E to Phase Out Water Programs

PG&E continues to work closely with state and local environmental and health officials to move the cleanup process forward as part of its commitment to Hinkley.

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July 31, 2014

PG&E, Edison Electric Institute Urge Utilities to Add More Electric Fleet Vehicles

Increased electrification of utility fleets could lead the way for broader adoption of plug-in technologies and will help save on fuel, maintenance and reduce emissions.

July 31, 2014

PG&E Corporation Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results

PG&E Corporation’s second-quarter 2014 net income after dividends on preferred stock was $267 million or $0.57 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. This compares with $328 million, or $0.74 per share, for the second quarter of 2013.

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July 29, 2014

We Will Stay Focused on Safety Despite Legal Proceedings

We do not believe that the charges are warranted and that, even where mistakes were made, employees were acting in good faith to provide customers with safe and reliable energy.

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July 29, 2014

PG&E Gas Executive Meets with Industry Leaders, Federal Energy Officials and Obama Administration

Nick Stavropoulos discusses PG&E’s plans to reduce methane emissions, curb climate change and the importance of building a skilled work force.

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July 29, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Harvest the Best Results From Your Team

In her monthly LinkedIn blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer Karen Austin explains why mid-year check-ins with your teams are so important in the business world. In Midwest terms, it’s not unlike preparing for the annual harvest.

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July 25, 2014

Meet the Interns: Ashley Arbour Spends Her Summer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Wisconsin native Ashley Arbour is spending her summer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, PG&E’s nuclear facility on the Central Coast. It’s not the most common work environment for an intern, but it’s exactly where she wants to be.

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July 24, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Honors Some of California’s Brightest Minds with College Scholarships

Since 2012, PG&E has offered Bright Minds scholarships to students who demonstrate community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and academic achievement. This year, 10 deserving students won $20,000 scholarships that are renewable for up to five years. Here’s a look at those students.

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July 24, 2014

PG&E Recognized by Ceres, Clean Edge for Clean Electricity, Energy Efficiency Success

PG&E is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today (July 24) by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge co-produced the report.

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July 22, 2014

PG&E Supports Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

President Barack Obama’s signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act stands to benefit successful public/private partnership training programs like PG&E’s PowerPathway program.

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July 21, 2014

All Aboard! The Short History of PG&E Streetcars

PG&E operated streetcars in Sacramento from 1900 until the 1940s. Rail enthusiasts know about this, but most others don’t. Here’s a short history of PG&E’s streetcars.

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July 18, 2014

Meet the Interns: Ryan Jackson’s Work at PG&E Takes Him from Classroom to the Field

Ryan Jackson, 28, is interning as a PG&E land technician in the Fresno area. Performing complex calculations in the field suits him well. “I love problem-solving and finding a solution,” he says.

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July 16, 2014

PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

Oakland High School student Donzahniya Pitre joined about 50 other young women at the six-day Young Women’s Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. The program is designed to give participants the tools needed for a career in political leadership.

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