Chris Johns


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July 9, 2014

PG&E-funded Central Coast New Tech High School Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders

Students at this innovative school in San Luis Obispo County are excited about the hands-on learning their school provides, as this video story shows. And school officials say none of it would have been possible without PG&E’s support.

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June 19, 2014

PG&E Awards $20,000 Bright Minds Scholarships to Two Students

Joseph Ferrucci of University of California, Davis, and Edna Simbi of American River College were presented with $20,000 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships today. PG&E President Chris Johns surprised the students with the good news.

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June 18, 2014

PG&E Urges CPUC to Provide Resources Necessary for 21st Century Infrastructure While Keeping Bills Below National Average

PG&E is urging the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to provide the resources necessary to maintain safe and reliable gas and electric service while still keeping customer bills below the national average. Today (June 18), a proposed decision was issued in PG&E’s General Rate Case pending before the CPUC.

June 17, 2014

PG&E Gets High Mark for Supplier Diversity in Greenlining Institute Report Card

PG&E has received a grade of “A-” for its 2013 supplier diversity efforts from The Greenlining Institute. The grade, recently released in the organization’s 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card, is the highest the utility has received from the Berkeley-based policy, research, organizing and leadership group that works for racial and economic justice.

June 12, 2014

California Public Utilities Commission Takes First Step Toward Residential Rate Reform

Rate relief is coming to PG&E’s higher-bill residential electric customers starting Aug. 1, thanks to a PG&E proposal approved by the California Public Utilities Commission.

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May 27, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Receives Milestone Recognition for Transforming Safety Culture of its Gas Operations

PG&E was recognized today for earning two difficult-to-achieve international certifications, the result of the company’s commitment to transforming its gas operations and building a strong safety culture. PG&E “has made the most progress in the last two years of any business I’ve worked in,” said a representative from Lloyd’s Register, which issued the certifications.

May 12, 2014

VIDEO: Chris Johns’ Remarks at the 2014 Annual Meeting

Here are the remarks by PG&E President Chris Johns at the annual shareholders meeting today (May 12).

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May 12, 2014

At Shareholders Meeting, PG&E Pledges Continued Focus on Safety, Preparing for Future

PG&E is committed to building on its safety and reliability improvements as it lays the foundation for meeting customers’ future energy needs, company leaders Tony Earley and Chris Johns said today at the annual shareholders meeting.

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May 2, 2014

VIDEO: Innovative Gas Leak Detection Technology Combined with Super Crews Result in Improved Safety, Efficiency

A PG&E pilot project capitalizes on an innovative leak-detection tool and mobilizes large numbers of PG&E gas workers concentrating on repairs in a specific area. As this video shows, the pilot project has been a success.

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April 25, 2014

PG&E Kicks Off 2014 Summer Jobs Program in Bakersfield, Sacramento, Fresno

PG&E, in conjunction with local Boys & Girls Clubs, has launched the Summer Jobs Program. Hundreds of teens in Bakersfield, Sacramento and Fresno will get career-building skills and many of them will get jobs at local businesses this summer.

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April 22, 2014

PG&E Honored by Baseball-Themed Nonprofit that Helps Children Read

PG&E President Chris Johns was honored at San Francisco RBI’s recent All-Star Dinner, where community leaders gathered to support the nonprofit’s integrated reading, baseball, softball and technology program.

April 15, 2014

American Gas Association, PG&E Fund Welding Scholarships at Butte College

In a unique partnership, the American Gas Association (AGA) and PG&E have created a welding scholarship program to benefit two Butte College students with full-ride scholarships.

April 10, 2014

PG&E to Provide Electric Service to Former Hercules Municipal Utility Customers

PG&E will begin providing electric service to approximately 800 former Hercules Municipal Utility (HMU) customers starting today (April 10). The acquisition by PG&E marks the end of a long process to sell HMU to a utility company with the ability to provide electric services on a more efficient, reliable and cost-effective basis.

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April 9, 2014

Magic Johnson Joins PG&E in Applauding Supplier Diversity Achievements

PG&E honored the employees who helped the company set a record for spending on diverse suppliers in 2013. And, one of those suppliers, basketball hall of famer and businessman Magic Johnson, took part in the event.

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March 12, 2014

PG&E’s Chris Johns Shares Safety Lessons with Digging Industries

Stopping homeowners and excavators from accidentally digging into natural gas pipelines is a major part of PG&E’s pipeline safety efforts, utility President Chris Johns said at a national excavation safety conference in Phoenix.

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