PG&E Commitment: Latest Updates on Wildfire Response and Recovery Effort

Ed Halpin


July 13, 2017

NRC Finds Diablo Canyon Operated Safely in 2016

The federal oversight agency held a public meeting on Wednesday where it delivered Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s annual report card and concluded that PG&E overall operated the facility safely in 2016.

June 15, 2017

PG&E Senior Vice President, Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin to Retire

Ed Halpin, PG&E senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, will retire effective Dec. 31. The date provides the company with the appropriate time to ensure an effective transition period.

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May 2, 2017

Historic Snowpack Means Higher and Colder Water Flows, Warns PG&E

California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways and PG&E warn water enthusiasts of colder and higher river stream flows this spring and summer. Higher flows from record rainfall in many parts of the state and continuing snowmelt this spring, are expected to last longer and be higher than in several years.

February 1, 2017

PG&E Employees Will Donate $847,000 in 2017

PG&E employees located at Diablo Canyon Power Plant and in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties will donate about $847,000 to local nonprofits and schools in 2017.

January 11, 2017

PG&E Streamlining Management, Implementing Efficiency Measures to Keep Customer Bills Affordable While Investing in the Future

PG&E Corporation and its subsidiary Pacific Gas and Electric Company today (Jan. 11) announced new, streamlined management structures and a series of efficiency measures designed to support the company’s ability to continue to modernize and invest in the safety of its electric and gas systems while ensuring that its services remain affordable for customers.

January 5, 2017

PG&E Announces New Officers in Generation and Customer Care

PG&E today (Jan. 5) announced the appointment of Jon Franke, vice president, generation technical services and the promotion of Scott Sanford to vice president, customer operations.

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November 10, 2016

PG&E Honored for Sustained Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve Service

At Diablo Canyon Power Plant, PG&E was recognized for its sustained employer support of National Guard and Reserve service by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office. As PG&E’s Tony Earley said, hiring and training veterans is “simply the right thing to do.”

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October 27, 2016

Diablo Canyon Fire Department ‘Fills the Boot’ During National Fire Prevention Week

Schoolchildren from throughout San Luis Obispo County got firsthand lessons on fire safety and the Alissa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation got a philanthropic boost recently as the 27th annual Central Coast Fire Chiefs’ Burn Relay raised about $13,000.

October 6, 2016

PG&E Campus Earns National Energy Design Gold Award

A PG&E building that’s home to Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s emergency planning team is one of the country’s greenest buildings. The Kendall Road Campus has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold designation.

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September 26, 2016

PG&E Donates $10,000 for Red Cross Fire Relief Efforts

The Red Cross provided emergency shelter, served meals and provided cleanup supplies for residents during the Chimney Fire, which began in mid-August in San Luis Obispo County. This week, PG&E donated $10,000 to the organization it has partnered with for more than 40 years.

August 18, 2016

Diablo Canyon Employees Raise $17,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation During Golf Outing

Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.

August 12, 2016

PG&E Partners with Cuesta College and Cal Poly to Train Students for Careers in Energy

PG&E, as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the San Luis Obispo community and building jobs, has announced joint partnerships with Cuesta College and California Polytechnic State University (“Cal Poly”) to provide educational platforms to train today’s students for tomorrow’s careers in energy.

May 25, 2016

PG&E Urges Planning for National Dam Safety Awareness Day

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on Tuesday (May 31), PG&E urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an existing evacuation plan.

February 9, 2016

PG&E Donation Supports Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Efforts

A $50,000 donation from PG&E was presented to the American Red Cross during a recent Cal Poly San Luis Obispo men’s basketball game. The funding will help support emergency preparedness and education outreach along the Central Coast.

January 22, 2016

PG&E Employees in San Luis Obispo County Will Donate Over $730,000 to Community in 2016

Local PG&E employees, including those who work at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, will donate more than $730,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2016.

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