September 28, 2016
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.
September 21, 2016
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
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.
September 1, 2016
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.
August 15, 2016
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, 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
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…
June 24, 2016
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.
June 22, 2016
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.
June 15, 2016
Graduation congratulations are in order for 16 high school students who successfully completed a construction technology class sponsored by PG&E. The program’s goal is to improve the number of qualified workers entering the construction industry
June 14, 2016
The nearly 13,000 acres that surround PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant are not only some of California’s most pristine coastline, with some of the most secluded and undisturbed natural areas on the Central Coast, they are hands-on learning grounds for local students.
June 3, 2016
Oakland has something to cheer for, and it’s not just the Golden State Warriors. PG&E dramatically changed the life of an exceptional East Oakland student, surprising him with one of the 10 coveted PG&E Better Together scholarships worth $20,000 and renewable for five years.
June 3, 2016
Alondra Varela had just returned from meeting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week when Regina Jackson, the president and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center, told her they were headed to the center for a surprise.
May 27, 2016
A regional occupational program in Marin County provided students hands-on learning for construction technology careers. The program also emphasized responsibility, safety training and work ethic.
May 26, 2016
Leon Kwak thought he was going to take a group photo with his robotics club for his high school’s website. Little did he know it was all a ruse that would soon culminate in a life-changing surprise.