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February 11, 2016

Bakersfield’s Kelly Ayllon Tackles UCLA, Reflects on Winning PG&E Scholarship

Kelly Ayllon is the first in her family to go to college and is determined to make her dream of a becoming a doctor come true — it’s a dream that is now closer to reality after she was awarded a $20,000-a-year scholarship from PG&E.

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February 9, 2016

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: How to Break Down Barriers for Mutual Gain

In her new LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer Karen Austin discusses how sharing knowledge and information is the best way to break down barriers at work. She says the partnerships aren’t always obvious, and frequently require extra effort, but they almost always yield mutual benefits.

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February 8, 2016

Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

There are at least 370 reasons that balloons should be tied to a weight. That was the number of power outages in PG&E’s service territory in 2015 caused by untethered metallic balloons striking power lines.

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February 5, 2016

PG&E Safely Operates its Natural Gas Storage Facilities

PG&E owns and operates three of California’s 14 underground natural gas storage facilities. Gas storage helps PG&E provide customers with safe, reliable and affordable gas throughout the year, especially in winter months when prices for gas can be higher in other parts of the country.

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February 5, 2016

PG&E’s Carbon Emissions Remain among Nation’s Lowest

Carbon emissions PG&E delivered from its electricity remained low in 2014, despite another year of extreme drought in California. The results reflect the company’s strong commitment to clean energy and efforts to decarbonize the electric grid.

February 3, 2016

Energy Efficiency Industry Organization Recognizes PG&E’s Innovative Step Up and Power Down Initiative

PG&E’s Step Up and Power Down initiative is helping businesses in San Francisco and San Jose save energy and money. And now it’s an award-winner.

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February 3, 2016

Placer County: PG&E Completes Move to Industry-Leading, High-Tech Electric Distribution Control Centers

With the opening of a third electric distribution center, PG&E has completed a successful, multi-year project that has transformed how the company monitors and operates its electric grid.

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February 3, 2016

Customers Can Now Go 100 Percent Solar with PG&E’s Solar Choice Program

PG&E has launched PG&E’s Solar Choice program, extending the option for 100 percent solar power to customers who are not planning to install rooftop solar panels.

February 2, 2016

PG&E Celebrates Black History Month with Student Photo and Essay Contest on Building a Better California

In celebration of Black History Month, PG&E invites high school students throughout its service territory to submit a photo and short 300 word essay demonstrating how they are helping build a better California.

January 28, 2016

PG&E Named Corporation of the Year by United Negro College Fund/ Northern California Leadership Council

PG&E has been named Corporation of the Year by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Northern California Leadership Council for significant contributions in advancing the organization’s mission.

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January 26, 2016

PG&E Employee Resource Group Scholarship Applications Due Feb. 1

As a Harvard University dean recently said, rising tuition is inevitable. More than reason enough for aspiring and current college students to apply for a PG&E Employee Resource Group scholarship.

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January 26, 2016

PG&E to Award $1 Million to Local Students as Part of Annual Scholarship Program

As part of its ongoing dedication to help foster education, PG&E today (Jan. 26) announced the launch of its fourth annual PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship program. The program awards a total of $1 million in scholarships.

January 25, 2016

Infographic: History Lesson: 1879

The California Electric Light Company was formed in San Francisco, becoming the first electric power company in America. The company, which illuminated arc lamps in downtown hotels and…

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January 21, 2016

PG&E’s Williams: Energy Industry Investments Will Benefit Customers

The energy industry must continue to modernize its infrastructure to help customers save money, provide new levels of reliability and combat climate change by accommodating large-scale renewables, PG&E President Geisha Williams said this week.

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