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National Engineers Week: PG&E Shines Spotlight on Employees Who Embrace Innovation, Technology

In celebration of National Engineers Week, PG&E honored its engineers who make strong contributions to the company's safety and efficiency progress. Whether working in gas or electric operations, in IT, at Diablo Canyon Power Plant or elsewhere, PG&E engineers have a passion for precision and a dedication to sharing their chosen profession with the next generation.

Currents covered this story and more this week.

Matt Nauman, Editor



Rubber Glove Testing Protects PG&E Line Workers

Safety is at the heart of everything PG&E does. And that includes the rubber gloves used by linemen who restore and upgrade electric lines. In Emeryville, a small team is responsible for making sure those rubber gloves are free of defects before being used in the field on high-voltage projects.


African-American-Owned Businesses Learn How to Become a PG&E Supplier

Sponsored by PG&E’s Supplier Diversity Department and the company’s Black Employee Resource Group, the “Doing Business with PG&E” workshop featured individuals who shared their knowledge on how to work with PG&E, how to get access to capital and contracts and other topics.


PG&E Announces Solar-Humanitarian Project at We Day Event in San Jose

PG&E’s Helen Burt announced a solar-humanitarian program at We Day in San Jose. Sponsored by PG&E, the program will allow high school students to learn to build portable solar devices that ultimately will provide power in places like Kenya.



Central Valley: PG&E Hosts Workshop Designed to Help Ag Industry

The event in Lemoore, first held a year ago to assist farmers dealing with the state’s ongoing drought, brought together experts to discuss programs, rebates and incentives designed to help the ag industry. Information was presented about pump testing for energy efficiency as well as replacing old diesel pump motors.

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