Environment


November 18, 2016

PG&E Partners to Restore Wetland, Giving Community Clean Surface Water

An 18-acre wetland was re-flooded through a partnership between the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, Central Coast Wetlands Group at Moss Landing Marine Labs and PG&E.

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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October 20, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E’s Commitment to Environment Includes Reducing Methane

Climate change is something every company in the United States and across the globe needs to be thinking about. PG&E is one of those companies doing just that. As this video shows, the energy company is taking the lead on using new technologies to reduce the release of methane into the environment.

October 10, 2016

Infographic: Conserving Water

PG&E is doing its part to reduce its environmental footprint during the California drought. In 2015, the company cut water use by nearly 8 percent. How was it…

October 5, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Take to Canoes, Kayaks for Annual River Cleanup

Working by canoe and kayak, PG&E employees joined other volunteers to pick up litter on the lower Colorado River as part of a fourth annual river cleanup.

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September 28, 2016

PG&E Supports Inaugural Event to Celebrate Region’s Natural Beauty

Sure, the Bay Area is known for the Golden Gate Bridge and city skylines. But the magic of the Bay also includes its plants, animals and natural resources. This week, PG&E helped the nonprofit Save the Bay kick off its first Bay Day to celebrate the Bay Area with the reminder that it be protected for future generations.

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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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July 14, 2016

With PG&E’s Help, Supermarket Reduces Energy Waste, Improves Customer Shopping Experience

The Save Mart grocery store in this San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisles of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food. While shoppers appreciate a roomy grocery store with a wide selection of products, many may not realize the tremendous amount of energy necessary to power those stores. Enter PG&E, which has not only helped the grocery store save money but also improved the shopping experience.

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July 13, 2016

PG&E’s Employee Champions: Humbly, Heroically Serving Company and Community

More than 100 PG&E Employee Champions — whose stories include rescuing others in need and helping to protect animals and the environment — were recently recognized by the company at an awards ceremony in downtown San Francisco.

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June 15, 2016

PG&E, Cal Fire Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk

With summer near, Cal Fire is urging homeowners to protect against wildfires by clearing defensible space around their homes. Cal Fire also is working through partnerships with PG&E and others to make communities more fire safe, including in Amador County where fire officials hope a controlled burn will pay dividends come wildfire season.

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June 14, 2016

Diablo Canyon Coastline Provides Learning Opportunity for Cal Poly Students

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.

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June 1, 2016

PG&E Falcons Take First Flight

Flash, Talon and Grace have taken their first flights.The three young peregrine falcons that hatched on April 17 on a 33rd-floor ledge of the PG&E headquarters in the city’s Financial District, tested their wings over the long Memorial Day weekend.

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May 9, 2016

Kindergarten Class Names PG&E Falcons as Scientists Band the Young Birds

As their peregrine parents swooped and squawked, three young peregrine falcons atop the PG&E building were banded by researchers. And now they have names, thanks to suggestions from a kindergarten class in Santa Clara County.

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April 27, 2016

Help Name the Baby Falcons Atop the PG&E Building

Three new peregrine falcons recently hatched atop PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters (like these baby falcons that hatched there in 2012). The world has been watching them via a webcam, but up to now the young birds don’t have names. We’re going to do something about that.

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April 18, 2016

World’s Newest Falcons Hatch on PG&E Building; Watch Them Grow on Live Webcast

The world’s newest peregrine falcons arrived over the weekend. Three new birds hatched in the nest that sits on a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s headquarters at 77 Beale St.

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