Electrical Safety


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October 14, 2017

PG&E Continues to Make Electric, Gas Restoration Progress in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

In response to the unprecedented wind-driven wildfires occurring in Northern California, more than 3,000 PG&E employees and mutual-aid partners are working hard to restore electric and gas service to customers.

October 13, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E CEO Geisha Williams Meets with Local Leaders Impacted by Unprecedented Wildfires

PG&E Corporation CEO Geisha Williams today (Oct. 13) met with local community leaders in Rohnert Park (Sonoma County) at one of the company’s base camps. This site is one of four locations where the company is marshalling crews, restoration supplies, equipment and vehicles to respond to the electric and gas outages from wildfires fueled by intense winds.

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October 9, 2017

PG&E Crews Responding to Wind-Driven Wildfires in North Bay

PG&E’s response to the wind-driven wildfires in the North Bay will continue until all customers who can be restored have their power back.

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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 26, 2017

Recent Natural Disasters a Reminder of Personal Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, and with thousands of people recently displaced and widespread damage due to the hurricanes that devastated parts of Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, along with the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked Mexico City, PG&E reminds its customers to make a personal emergency preparedness plan and build an emergency kit.

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September 21, 2017

PG&E Crews in Florida Restored Some Humanity, Not Just Electricity

For the 125 PG&E workers who spent two weeks on both coasts of Florida, the experience was as exhilarating as it was exhausting. Besides focusing on safe and efficient power restoration in the wake of Hurricane Irma, it might be the emotional, personal moments that they’ll remember from this humanitarian, mutual-aid mission.

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September 20, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Crews Move West to Help Restore Area Hit Hard by Hurricane Irma

After supporting restoration efforts for a week in West Palm Beach, PG&E crews traveled 160 miles to the West Coast of Florida to help customers hit hard by Hurricane Irma. In this video, employees share what it’s like to continue to bring power back for residents without power since the natural disaster earlier this month.

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September 15, 2017

VIDEO: Snakes, Alligators, Heat All in a Day’s Work for PG&E Crews Restoring Power in Florida

For the more than 100 PG&E linemen working to bring a slice of normalcy to the millions of Floridians recovering from Hurricane Irma, the job of restoring power is second nature. But working 3,000 miles from home, Mother Nature’s elements are anything but familiar.

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September 14, 2017

VIDEO: For PG&E’s Emergency Response Director, the Impact of Hurricane Irma Hits Home

Hurricane Irma hits especially close to home for Evermary Hickey, PG&E’s director of emergency preparedness and response. She rode out the storm in her family’s Florida house, while keeping a close on the more than 120 PG&E personnel deployed to help restore power to Floridians.

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September 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma Response Mirrors a Military Operation

A week ago, the North Palm Beach County Airport was just another general-aviation airport serving private pilots. Today, it’s a fully functional base camp where crews and support personnel from PG&E are part of one of the largest restoration efforts in history.

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September 12, 2017

Work Starts for PG&E Line Workers Restoring Power after Hurricane Irma

After hunkering down as Hurricane Irma passed through Florida, PG&E crews got outside on Monday and went right to work. They’re part of the largest restoration workforce team ever assembled.

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September 12, 2017

Track Our Journey: PG&E Travels Cross-Country to Restore Hurricane Irma Damage

Some 125 PG&E personnel flew from California Florida to assist with the response to Hurricane Irma. Their goal: Provide safe and quick restoration to help lives start returning to normal. Here are just some of the stories, pictures and videos from their assistance, part of a mutual aid agreement with Florida Power & Light.

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September 11, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E ‘Storm Soldiers’ Arrive, Prep to Respond to Hurricane Irma

While millions of Floridians were evacuating, or had already fled the state in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, PG&E’s small army of emergency responders headed toward the storm. As this video shows, about 125 line workers, equipment operators and other employees from California descended on Florida to help restore power.

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September 7, 2017

PG&E Crews Head to Florida in Advance of Hurricane Irma

Hear from a few of the 100 PG&E employees being deployed to Florida to help restore power in the wake of the powerful Hurricane Irma.

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August 28, 2017

PG&E Shares Tips on Safety, Preparedness at Sacramento Event

Being prepared before a natural disaster or emergency is a crucial step with many benefits, including saving lives. And if learning about preparedness can be fun, that’s all the better.

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