Education


October 6, 2017

PG&E Awards Student Scholarships at Fresno Fair

Four local students won $1,500 scholarships this week from PG&E as part of The Big Fresno Fair’s 4.0 and Above program.

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October 2, 2017

PG&E Distributes Emergency Safety Kits to Children Impacted by Recent Evacuations

They may be young, but the students at Ophir Elementary School have more practice than even most grownups when it comes to responding to life-or-death emergencies. Their families have had to evacuate their city due to the Oroville Dam incident, as well as several wildfires. Last week, PG&E led an emergency preparedness assembly and gave fourth and fifth graders emergency safety kits.

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September 27, 2017

PG&E Opens New Academy to Train Gas Safety Workforce of the Future

PG&E opened its new Gas Safety Academy in Winters today. The state-of-the-art site will serve as the primary training center for employees learning to operate and maintain every aspect of the company’s natural gas infrastructure.

Retrofitting gyms with more energy efficient LED lighting is helping Napa Valley Unified School District save money. (Photo courtesy Napa Unified School District.)
September 26, 2017

PG&E Helps Napa Schools Boost Energy Efficiency

Since 2016, energy efficient upgrades at Napa Valley Unified School District have saved the district more than 95,000 kilowatt hours and nearly 800 therms of gas. The changes have also added up to rebates for the district totaling $48,800.

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August 23, 2017

PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships Bring New Perspectives

If Cameryn Mabry didn’t see information about PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships at her church, she probably would’ve spent the summer working at a grocery store.
Instead, the Skyline High School senior from Oakland took part in the four-week internship this summer. The program was held in six cities throughout PG&E’s service area.

August 18, 2017

Sonoma County: PG&E Helps Beautify Santa Rosa School Garden

Students and faculty of Helen Lehman Elementary School in Santa Rosa are returning from summer vacation to new fruit trees, plants and flowers in their school garden, thanks to PG&E.

August 10, 2017

PG&E Helps Schools Boost Energy Efficiency as Students Head Back to Class

Some 385 elementary and secondary school districts in Northern and Central California received more than $39 million in rebates since 2016 with help from PG&E.

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August 3, 2017

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Interns Celebrate Graduation

In Bakersfield, Fresno and Sacramento, 210 teens spent their summer working as part of PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program. The interns completed the six-week program and celebrated with graduation ceremonies where they were each given a surprise gift.

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.

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July 18, 2017

PG&E’s Children’s Center, Bringing Peace of Mind to Parent-Employees for 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, PG&E was the first company in San Francisco’s Financial District to open an on-site day care center to serve the children of its employees. The center is still thriving today.

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July 5, 2017

PG&E’s STEM Scholarship Winners on Path to Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Twenty outstanding students from Central and Northern California — pursuing fields of study in science, technology, engineering and math — are recipients of PG&E’s Better Together STEM Scholarships.

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June 15, 2017

Alameda County: PG&E, Fremont Schoolchildren Plant Trees

PG&E employees helped with a recent tree planting at J. Haley Durham Elementary School and spoke with the students about the environment benefits of planting trees. The event is part of PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

June 2, 2017

San Bernardino County: PG&E, School Celebrate New Shade Tree Project

Ten newly-planted shade trees, made possible with a PG&E grant, now dot Chemehuevi Valley Elementary School’s playground. A school garden is also planned.

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May 17, 2017

PG&E’s Asian Employee Resource Group Continues to Evolve After Three Decades

The Asian ERG at PG&E formed more than 30 years ago and has grown to expand both its employee base along with its community involvement. The group helps internally with PG&E company initiatives and provides annual scholarships to students.

April 27, 2017

PG&E Grant Will Help Students Build More Than 100 Solar Suitcase Kits

A $400,000 PG&E grant will help high school students build more than 100 portable solar kits and provide a reliable power source to energy-scare regions of the world.

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