January 16, 2014
PG&E President Chris Johns joined the American Gas Association and IHS CERA at an event today in Washington to launch a new study that shows how the abundance of natural gas can benefit the United States.
December 18, 2013
Silicon Valley has almost two and a half times as many smart grid sector jobs than California as a whole, according to updated results of an economic analysis of smart grid innovation and deployment. PG&E teamed with the City of San Jose and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on the report.
November 26, 2013
PG&E President Chris Johns will talk about investments that PG&E is making in its infrastructure, the company’s focus on clean energy generation and other topics in a radio interview to be broadcast on Dec. 10. “The CEO Show” airs at 7 p.m. on KLIV (1590 AM) in San Jose.
October 24, 2013
At a ceremony this week, PG&E donated $25,000 to the Children’s Resource Network of the Central Coast, a nonprofit that provides used clothing and school supplies to thousands of disadvantaged children and at-risk teenagers.
October 22, 2013
Teams and individual employees were presented with PG&E’s highest awards today by Chairman and CEO Tony Earley and President Chris Johns. The awards are presented to those who promote safety, diversity, environmental stewardship and community involvement.
October 9, 2013
In an address to the California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday (Oct. 8), in San Francisco, President Chris Johns explained PG&E’s vision for what the utility of the future will look like.
October 3, 2013
PG&E will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or launch new operations in California rather than leave the state. The new rate was approved today by the California Public Utilities Commission.
August 22, 2013
A two-time Olympian who almost didn’t get to achieve athletic glory due to a construction accident shared his story today at a 811 Safety Awareness for Excavators event in Bakersfield.
August 6, 2013
PG&E President Chris Johns attended a Bakersfield event on Tuesday (Aug. 6) where he offered his heart-felt condolences for those injured during Saturday’s demolition at the former Kern Power Plant and promised to find out what led to the accident.
June 24, 2013
At AT&T Park on Saturday (June 22), PG&E surprised a San Francisco student with the news that she had won a 2013 Bright Minds Scholarship, a renewable award worth up to $30,000 a year. Also, PG&E honored an Oakland teacher as its Bright Ideas Inspiration Teacher of the Year.
June 20, 2013
For three years, a select group of high school students have learned about everything from electric circuitry to solar energy. And now, the first class of students at five New Energy Academies can call themselves graduates of this unique public-private partnership sponsored by PG&E.
June 12, 2013
PG&E wants to continue to see sustainable growth in the solar market but the utility believes it’s time to reduce or eliminate the subsidies provided by customers who don’t have solar to those who do. That was the message from PG&E President Chris Johns on Tuesday at a forum at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual convention in San Francisco.
June 5, 2013
Daniel Hardin’s road has been a tough one. He never met his father, grew up in foster care and then tended to his ailing grandmother until she died. That meant delaying his educational pursuits. Now PG&E is giving the 28-year-old a boost with a $30,000 renewable Bright Minds scholarship. He plans to attend San Francisco State and hopes to become a civil rights attorney.
May 17, 2013
Successful companies today understand that social responsibility is no longer an option or a slogan — it’s a necessary part of doing business.That was the theme at a panel discussion in San Francisco today, in which PG&E President Chris Johns joined an executive from Wells Fargo along with regulators from both the utility and banking industries to talk about why diversity matters for Corporate America.
May 16, 2013
The fifth stage of the Amgen Tour of California Bicycle Race rolled into San Luis Obispo County today (May 16) and PG&E was there to greet the winners.