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FROM HANGING LIGHTS TO HELPING FAMILIES IN NEED, PG&E GIVES BACK DURING HOLIDAYS

CURRENTS MONTH IN REVIEW: December 2016

FROM HANGING LIGHTS TO HELPING FAMILIES IN NEED, PG&E GIVES BACK DURING HOLIDAYS

Every year, PG&E employees demonstrate true holiday spirit, and this year was no exception. In Fresno, PG&E employees and family members helped the Central Valley Blue Star Moms assemble gift packages for military members serving overseas. When there wasn’t a big enough ladder to install holiday lights at the former state capitol building in Solano County, a PG&E crew saved the day. And in the Sacramento area, employees donated enough gifts to benefit 400 children in need.

Currents covered this story and more this month. Visit Currents Dec. 27-30 to read 2016 year-in-review stories.

Tracy Correa Lopez, Writer

PG&E’s Geisha Williams, Incoming CEO, Stresses Company’s Commitment to Clean Energy

PERSPECTIVES

PG&E’s Geisha Williams, Incoming CEO, Stresses Commitment to Clean Energy

In this fifth in a series of opinion columns on California’s clean energy future, Geisha Williams, president of PG&E, Electric, explains how the company will stay the course in its commitments to reduce carbon emissions and minimize the effects of climate change. Williams takes over as PG&E’s CEO on March 1.

Community Unites to Build Playground in Aftermath of Oakland Fire

VIDEO

Community Unites to Build Playground in Aftermath of Oakland Fire

In Oakland’s Lake Merritt neighborhood, PG&E employees helped build a playground. Volunteers said the playground is something positive for the city that suffered a deadly fire days earlier. The playground was built in partnership with KaBOOM!, a nonprofit dedicated to providing safe play areas for children.

Son Continues Father’s Legacy of PG&E Customer Service in Eureka

LOCAL

Son Continues Father’s Legacy of PG&E Customer Service in Eureka

When Ryan Marruffo was in junior high school, his father brought him into the office for “Take Your Children to Work Day” at PG&E. The youngster hated it. But his father's commitment to customer service rubbed off on the younger Marruffo. Today, he serves customers in Eureka — just like his father, “Mr. PG&E.”

Technology Experts at PG&E Finding Solutions for Global Climate Change

VIDEO

Technology Experts at PG&E Finding Solutions for Global Climate Change

There’s no doubt a job in Silicon Valley is cool, but PG&E is increasingly attracting tech talent to help solve global climate change. Meet some of the employees applying tech skills at PG&E’s Applied Technology Services facility in San Ramon.

PG&E Installs Innovative Methane Detection Technology

NEWS

PG&E Installs Innovative Methane Detection Technology

PG&E has become the first U.S. energy company to pilot an innovative methane detection device developed for the Methane Detectors Challenge, a partnership that includes the Environmental Defense Fund, oil and gas companies and other experts. The new technology was installed last month.

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