Chico


July 10, 2017

PG&E Project Will Upgrade Electric Capacity, Boost Reliability

A new underground transformer, switches and cables are being installed by PG&E to improve electric reliability and capacity in the area of West Third Street and Broadway in downtown Chico.

May 26, 2017

PG&E Campgrounds in Plumas County Available for Public Use

CHICO —Several PG&E public campgrounds in Plumas County are opening today after delays caused by winter storms damaged facilities, roads and trees. PG&E’s Rocky Point Campground near Canyon Dam…

May 12, 2017

PG&E Expects High Summer Water Levels at Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake

Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be above normal this summer due to record-setting precipitation this season, PG&E announced.

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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.

February 21, 2017

PG&E Donates to Food Bank Stretched Thin from Oroville Dam Evacuations

The food bank, which serves eight counties, helped feed evacuees even though its main warehouse was in the evacuation area and many of its own employees also had leave their homes earlier this month.

January 13, 2017

PG&E Installs Technology to Improve Electric Reliability in Los Molinos

The new, pole-mounted SCADA devices being installed will help improve electric reliability and benefit more than 4,000 homes, farms and businesses in the Los Molinos area about 25 miles northwest of Chico.

January 6, 2017

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes Along Chico’s Midway

The upgrade work will help to increase natural gas capacity for J.M. Smucker Company’s new food processing facility. The work will also help enhance safety and reliability as well as meet customer demands for more energy.

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November 15, 2016

PG&E Linemen Hang Holiday Decorations in Downtown Chico

A long-running holiday season tradition took shape as PG&E linemen reached high to decorate lampposts in downtown Chico.

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November 9, 2016

Semper Fi! Marine Sergeant Transitions to Apprentice Lineman

Before joining PG&E in 2014, Chico-based apprentice lineman Brandon Branch spent five years as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. After leaving the military, Branch didn’t think he would find a career as fulfilling as that of a Marine. But that all changed when he became an apprentice at PG&E.

October 27, 2016

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes to Accommodate Food Processing Facility

PG&E will begin upgrading natural gas distribution lines along Speedway Avenue to increase capacity for commercial use. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the upgrades beginning Monday (Oct. 31) through late November.

September 28, 2016

PG&E Helps Students Bring Light to 2,400 Kenyans with Solar Suitcase Program

Nineteen high schools have been selected to participate in the second year of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program. The program allows students to learn about solar and build portable solar units for communities in Kenya.

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May 17, 2016

VIDEO: Students Act Locally, Think Globally with Solar Suitcases

Their futures are so bright they have to wear shades — especially the students involved in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program. As this video shows, several students and teachers who participated in PG&E’s first Solar Suitcase program returned from delivering solar kits to communities in Kenya. It’s another example of PG&E’s commitment to STEM education and renewable energy.

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May 17, 2016

Inspired by Friend’s PG&E Scholarship, Chico High School Student Wins Big Herself

When Chico’s Madison Dunlap won a big PG&E scholarship last year, Olivia Leiker took notice. If her friend won, why couldn’t she? On Tuesday, Leiker and her classmates were asked to go to the library. They were met by a contingent from PG&E and her family with a big surprise for the 17-year-old high school senior.

May 11, 2016

PG&E Expects Higher Summer Water Levels at Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake

Water levels at Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake in Plumas County are projected to be above normal this summer due to above normal precipitation this season, PG&E has announced.

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March 1, 2016

PG&E Awards $20,000 to Drive Job Creation in the North State

A nonprofit that promotes the manufacturing industry and job training in the North State has received a $20,000 grant through PG&E’s Better Together Giving Programs.

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