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May 24, 2017

Military Times Names PG&E One of Best Employers for Veterans

PG&E was named as one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families.

May 22, 2017

PG&E Urges Dam Safety Preparedness

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, PG&E urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan.

May 22, 2017

Innovative App for PG&E Field Crews Earns InformationWeek IT Excellence Award

InformationWeek announced PG&E as the winner of the 2017 IT Excellence Award in the Data and Analytics category.

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May 19, 2017

PG&E’s Solar Choice Program Brings Clean Energy to Customers at Lower Cost

The cost for customers to participate in PG&E’s Solar Choice program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and nearly 50 percent for some business customers. PG&E continues to invest in the program with new solar infrastructure by renewable developers.

May 18, 2017

PG&E Projects Foretell Smarter Grid with Renewable Energy

In an ambitious application to the California Public Utilities Commission, PG&E requests approval for more than 40 new and innovative projects that will help meet the state’s energy goals and advance industry innovation.

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May 17, 2017

PG&E’s Asian Employee Resource Group Continues to Evolve After Three Decades

The Asian ERG at PG&E formed more than 30 years ago and has grown to expand both its employee base along with its community involvement. The group helps internally with PG&E company initiatives and provides annual scholarships to students.

May 16, 2017

PG&E, Sentinels of Freedom, Sonoma Raceway Partner for Military Career Day

Military Career Day takes place on Friday, June 23 during the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend. PG&E is a proud sponsor of the event that will feature a job fair with more than 40 Bay Area companies.

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May 15, 2017

Inspired by PG&E’s Support of Veteran Hiring, HIRE Vets Act Becomes Law

The HIRE Vets Act, signed into law by President Trump this month, is intended to encourage more companies to prioritize the hiring of military veterans. The new law was inspired by PG&E’s long-standing support of veteran hiring.

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May 11, 2017

PG&E Ranked as One of Nation’s Top Utilities for Diversity

For the ninth consecutive year, PG&E has been named as one of the top utilities in the U.S. for diversity by DiversityInc, one of the nation’s leading publications on diversity and business. This year, PG&E ranked third, up two spots from last year’s ranking.

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May 10, 2017

PG&E Joins U.S. Business Sector to Voice Support for Paris Climate Accord

In concert with other concerned companies from across the country, PG&E has joined the campaign to persuade President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement.

May 10, 2017

PG&E, Fire Safe Councils Join Forces to Combat Wildfire Risk

Drought and bark beetle infestation have killed more than 100 million trees in California, and U.S. Forest Service scientists expect elevated levels of tree mortality to continue into this year in some areas. That’s why PG&E is working with local Fire Safe Councils, providing nearly $2 million in project funding to reduce the threat of wildfires.

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May 9, 2017

VIDEO: How PG&E Supported the Oroville Dam Response

With water rising on Lake Oroville, and anxiety growing over the dam’s spillways, PG&E knew it needed to make sure its transmission resources were protected. And, most importantly, that the power stayed on for customers and that everything remained safe. Watch this video to see what the energy company is doing following the Oroville Dam emergency this past winter.

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May 9, 2017

PG&E Archaeologists Dedicated to Protecting Cultural Resources

A nine-member team of archaeologists at PG&E help ensure the company, its employees and contractors comply with environmental laws and regulations, including stewardship of cultural resources.

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May 4, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Combat Sitting Disease by Getting Fit From Their Desks

When you think of hazardous jobs, office workers may not come to mind. But sitting for prolonged periods of time is hazardous and has been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes and obesity. As this video shows, that’s why PG&E launched Fit From Your Desk, an innovative program to help employees who work at their desks for long periods of time.

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May 4, 2017

PG&E Brings European Safe Digging Technology to the United States

PG&E recently tested a new system developed in Europe and designed to help utilities across the globe improve the safety of their digging.

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