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CURRENTS WEEK IN REVIEW: NOV. 2-6, 2015

PG&E BREAKS GROUND ON $75 MILLION STATE-OF-THE-ART GAS TRAINING FACILITY IN YOLO COUNTY

Ground was broken this week for a new training facility designed to teach PG&E's skilled workforce best-in-class safety protocols, how to use the newest technologies and provide the highest levels of customer service. At a ceremony at the site in Winters, PG&E officials joined city and community leaders to celebrate the new $75 million facility that will house 50 full-time employees when construction is complete in early 2017. The project is expected to generate up to $500,000 in new, local property tax revenue.

Currents covered this story and more this week.

Tracy Correa Lopez, Editor

 

LOCAL

San Ramon: PG&E Showcases Innovative Solutions to Real-World Utility Challenges

PG&E's Applied Technology Services lab is called the "golf ball" due to its shape. Recently, the golf ball-shaped lab hosted PG&E's annual internal innovation event where some of the company's brightest and most imaginative minds came together to share innovative solutions for real-world utility challenges.

NEWS

PG&E Offers Free Gas Appliance Checks to Keep Customers Safe, Warm in Winter

With winter approaching and a strong El NiƱo forecasted, PG&E encourages customers to schedule an appointment to have in-home gas appliances inspected. The utility also wants customers to be mindful of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide.

LOCAL

Bakersfield: PG&E Takes Part in Kern County Energy Summit

PG&E joined energy industry leaders, elected officials and local economic development representatives at the annual Kern County Energy Summit in Bakersfield this week. More than 400 people attended the event where PG&E's Tom Jones discussed Diablo Canyon Power Plant's role in providing clean energy.

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