September 20, 2012
PG&E has released its 2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. The online report serves as a broad overview of PG&E’s commitment to the environment, its employees and the safety and economic vitality of the many diverse customers and communities it serves.
September 14, 2012
PG&E has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index in recognition of the company’s ongoing commitment to a sustainable future for its customers and communities, its employees and the environment.
August 30, 2012
Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman, CEO and president, has been with the company for nearly a year. On Thursday, he met with reporters to talk about the utility’s efforts and its priorities.”We’ve made a lot of progress this year,” he said.
August 3, 2012
This week, Currents looks at some of the recreation spots in Northern and Central California that results from PG&E’s hydroelectric operations and other operations. Today, the spotlight is on Bass Lake, just south of Yosemite National Park.
August 2, 2012
This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on two spectacular trails near Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County.
August 1, 2012
This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on Lake Almanor, a large reservoir in Plumas County in northeastern California.
July 31, 2012
This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on Lake Wishon and Courtright Reservoirs, located in remote Fresno County.
July 30, 2012
This week, Currents looks at some of the places in PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. These are available due to PG&E hydroelectric system and other operations. This story gives an overview of the company’s hydroelectric system and highlights some popular spots and some hidden gems.
July 27, 2012
Glenn Olson of the National Audubon Society was joined in Washington, D.C., today by PG&E’s Diane Ross-leech in a discussion on the success of the North American Migratory Bird Joint Venture project.
July 25, 2012
Every year, over three days, PG&E partners with the California Department of Fish and Game to count the threatened Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon. This year’s salmon count has revealed one of the largest populations of the fish since 1954.
May 31, 2012
As PG&E crews were working hard to complete an environmental cleanup project at a popular Mexican restaurant in Watsonville before the Cinco de Mayo holiday, a car wreck threatened to scuttle the deadline effort. But, thanks to some quick thinking and assistance from PG&E, that didn’t happen.
May 25, 2012
Bay Area elected officials joined business leaders, including PG&E’s Steve Malnight, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Bay Area Climate Collaborative on Friday (May 25).
May 20, 2012
A rare annular eclipse will occur on Sunday. About a 200-mile-wide path of the moon’s shadow will begin its journey in China at sunrise and race across the Pacific, reaching the rugged Northern California coastline centered near Eureka at 5:10 p.m. Sunday evening. The moon’s shadow will cross California in a diagonal, southwesterly line from Eureka along the coast to Redding in the northern Sacramento Valley, then on to Chico before heading into Nevada near Reno. The moon’s shadow will reach Texas right at about sunset and should produce some amazingly beautiful photographic opportunities.
May 16, 2012
PG&E runs the country’s largest privately-owned hydropower system. Its 68 powerhouses from Redding to Bakersfield provide nearly 4,000 megawatts of safe, reliable and renewable energy—enough electricity to power 4 million homes. In this story, a PG&E executive and national leader on hydropower issues speaks about the potential for this resource.
May 16, 2012
David Moller began his long career in hydropower with a college internship at PG&E. Find out about his first project, helping design and build the historic Helms pumped storage facility.