Education


November 28, 2016

PG&E, SLO County, SLO Coastal Unified School District, Local Cities Reach Accord on Diablo Canyon Community Support Funding

A proposed settlement announced today would provide $85 million in support for the San Luis Obispo County community as part of a mutual goal to ensure a successful transition to a post-DCPP operations economy.

Teacher Joyce Dibble with Solar Suitcase club students Sean Lindholm, Brandon Parrish, Matt Grossman and Max Glenn.
November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

November 4, 2016

San Bernardino County: PG&E Partners with Chemehuevi Tribe on School Beautification

New shade trees funded by PG&E will soon adorn the campus of Chemehuevi Valley Elementary School, a small school attended by children of the Chemehuevi Tribe on the California side of Lake Havasu.

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November 3, 2016

Students Going to Kenya, Part of PG&E Solar Suitcase Program

Amy Hua and Kyle Mondina will travel to Kenya in February with WE Charity to help deliver Solar Suitcases to communities in need. The trip, part of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program, is part of a service-learning partnership with We Share Solar.

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November 1, 2016

Two Students Surprised with Kenya Trip to Deliver Solar Suitcases

In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.

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November 1, 2016

PG&E Announces Applications for At Least 170 Scholarships

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high school as well as current college and continuing students.

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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September 21, 2016

PG&E, Golden State Warriors Pack 5,000 Lunches for San Jose Students

On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.

September 6, 2016

Hinkley Workforce Development Youth Install Solar Powered Irrigation System

The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.

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September 1, 2016

PG&E Helps Schools Reduce Energy, Put Money Back into Classrooms

Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.

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August 15, 2016

PG&E Urges Parents, Students to be Safe as School Year Starts

As school gets under way over the next few weeks, PG&E reminds parents, students and teachers to keep in mind electric and gas safety.

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.

July 21, 2016

Teenage Girls Learn Entrepreneurship Skills with Help from PG&E

By Savannah Keener SAN FRANCISCO — Not all high school students are spending their summer at the beach. Some are trying to get a head start on their…

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June 24, 2016

VIDEO: Utter Disbelief as UC Berkeley Student Surprised with Big PG&E Scholarship

What’s it like learning you’ve won a life-changing scholarship? As this video shows, it’s often utter disbelief and tears. UC Berkeley biology student Oluchi Okwu is one of 10 big winners this year in PG&E’s scholarship program, each worth $20,000 a year and renewable for five years.

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June 22, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E, Energy Department Collaborate to Extend Clean Energy Lessons to International Teachers

A group of international instructors who teach science, technology, engineering and math gathered at PG&E’s Energy Training Center. They toured a zero net energy-designed home and saw firsthand a building that produces as much energy as it uses. As this video shows, it’s a lesson in energy efficiency they can take back to their students.

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