Agriculture


August 3, 2017

PG&E Supports Sonoma County Ag Students with Farm Bureau Scholarships

Just as the Sonoma County Fair kicks off this week, PG&E has awarded two deserving Sonoma County students a PG&E Agriculture Scholarship through the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.

April 11, 2017

Drought or Not, PG&E Assists Farmers with New Water Management Technology

In support of Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for all customers to make water conservation a new way of life, even as he declared the official end to the current drought, PG&E is announcing new water management tools for agricultural customers.

March 1, 2017

Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

Following the passage of Proposition 64 by California voters last year, existing medical growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate as of March 1.

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February 14, 2017

Fresno County Dairy Benefits from PG&E Energy Efficiency Partnership

Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.

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August 11, 2016

Customers Reminded to Dig Safely on National 811 Day and All Year Long

On National 811 Day (Aug. 11), PG&E reminded customers and contractors about the importance of safe digging and calling 811 before any digging project. It was a message that PG&E’s Nick Stavropoulos delivered to members of the agricultural community in Bakersfield and with first responders in Fresno.

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July 27, 2016

Retiring PG&E Employee Reflects on Career Helping Farms that Provide Californians with Bounty of Produce

Jose Rios picked produce in the fields as a teenager, so he knows firsthand the grueling life of a farmworker. As a PG&E employee, he has worked for years helping farmers with their needs and to be energy efficient. He was set to retire this year, but decided to wait just a bit for a very important reason.

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July 14, 2016

PG&E Honored for 150 Years of Supporting California Agriculture

Celebrating the past and looking to the future in farming, food and fun is a key component of the California State Fair. PG&E was honored for that same level of commitment for the past 150 years to California’s agriculture sector, and this week was inducted into the California Agricultural Heritage Club.

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March 25, 2016

Safe Digging Workshop Targets Farmers

PG&E and Southern California Gas Company partnered this week in Bakersfield to help educate farmers and their employees about safe digging practices and the importance of calling 811 before digging.

February 12, 2016

PG&E Stresses Safety, Savings at 2016 World Ag Expo

About 40,000 visitors at the World Ag Expo — the world’s largest ag-industry gathering — stopped by PG&E’s exhibit area during the three-day event in the heart of the Central San Joaquin Valley.

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February 5, 2016

PG&E Prepares for World Ag Expo, Largest Farm Industry Gathering

For more than 30 years, PG&E has used the expo to connect with some of its 31,000 customers who operate farms or work in farm-related industries.

As part of its efforts to address the drought, PG&E has helped residential and business customers save water -- and money -- through a variety of incentives and programs.
October 1, 2015

What the Drought Means for Our Energy Future

In his latest editorial on California’s clean energy future, PG&E’s Tony Earley discussions how making more efficient use of our state’s limited water supplies is one of the best ways we can save energy while slowing climate change.

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August 10, 2015

Yolo County: Sixth Generation Family Farm More Energy Efficient Than Ever, with PG&E’s Help

Blake Harlan knows first-hand the challenges farmers face during California’s ongoing drought. But the Woodland farmer, whose ranch has been in his family for decades, is getting help.Thanks to PG&E, he has reduced water pumping costs, installed energy efficient lighting and even is planning to install solar.

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August 4, 2015

PG&E Helps Farmers Save Water and Energy During Ongoing Drought

Kern County’s Farm Bureau director says PG&E’s energy efficiency programs and incentives have helped her family’s farm reduce energy usage and save tens of thousands of dollars. She encourages other farmers to take advantage of PG&E programs.

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March 18, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Helps Agricultural Customers Weather Ongoing Drought

As another move to support its agricultural customers, PG&E has refunded more than $4 million in deposits to make the funds available for use to combat the continuing drought.PG&E recently participated in the World Ag Expo in Tulare County, and joins in today’s celebration of National Ag Day.

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February 20, 2015

PG&E Hosts Workshop Designed to Help Ag Industry

About 80 farmers and representatives from the ag industry attend a workshop offering helpful information on energy efficiency, rebates and incentives and new farm irrigation technologies — all designed to help save water and energy.

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