January 20, 2012
A group of students from Quincy High School in Plumas County received a hands-on lesson in preserving forest habitat thanks to a pilot project and help from PG&E. The goal of the three-month project was to teach students about improving forest habitat near their school.
January 19, 2012
PG&E was among a small number of companies and dignitaries invited to a dinner in Los Angeles with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to support the American Latino Heritage Fund.
January 18, 2012
San Carlos city officials will present one of its annual Green Business Awards on Thursday (Jan. 19) to PG&E’s San Carlos facility for its successful composting program. Currently, two-thirds of all waste there is recycled.
January 12, 2012
PG&E has agreed to donate $50,000 as part of a settlement reached with California Public Utilities Commission related to construction of the Seventh Standard Substation in northwest Bakersfield.…
December 27, 2011
In the great 1967 film “The Graduate,” young Benjamin famously learns the one-word secret of success: Plastics. “There’s a great future in plastics,” confides his father’s friend, Mr. Maguire.
December 13, 2011
Even if you don’t have much interest in farming, there’s one valuable commodity you should consider harvesting this winter: rainwater.
December 12, 2011
Demolition of the remaining structures and cleanup at the former Kern Power Plant will begin in March, PG&E officials announced alongside local government officials Monday (Dec. 12) at a press conference and tour at the site.
November 30, 2011
PG&E was cited as an industry leader in a recently-released report from a nonprofit project that tracks water conservation and management practices of worldwide companies.
November 29, 2011
Work has begun on an environmental project that will turn a former waste water pond into one of the largest wetlands in Contra Costa County.
November 28, 2011
PG&E is celebrating two prestigious awards given at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s 23rd Annual Symposium in Baltimore, Md. this month (Nov. 15), recognition that further solidifies the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.
November 10, 2011
Launched in 2007 by PG&E, the ClimateSmart program was the nation’s first utility program to give customers an opportunity to voluntarily balance out their energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
November 2, 2011
Larger numbers of threatened Chinook salmon have returned to spawn upstream from where a PG&E hydroelectric dam once stood in Tehama County, the site of one of the country’s largest cold water fish restoration projects.
October 28, 2011
PG&E recognized nine of its business partners during a special ceremony Wednesday (Oct. 26) in San Ramon.
October 26, 2011
Hinkley has suffered due to actions taken by PG&E decades ago, and the company has acknowledged that, apologized for that and is working to do whatever it can to make the situation right.
October 24, 2011
When it comes to climate change and its effect on hydro-electric production, Gary Freeman is widely considered a leader in his field.