October 15, 2014

PG&E, Partners Help Restore Habitat at Panorama Vista Preserve

River Partners and the Kern River Corridor Endowment hosted a tree planting day at the Panorama Vista Preserve today in Bakersfield. Area residents, students and volunteers planted more than 3,000 native trees and shrubs. PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded the project.

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October 14, 2014

PG&E Donates 151 Acres to U.S. Forest Service as Part of its Land Conservation Commitment

PG&E has donated a 151-acre parcel in Tehama County to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), marking the company’s second land transfer as part of its Land Conservation Commitment.

September 18, 2014

PG&E to Host Public Meeting on License Amendment Application for Battle Creek Hydroelectric System

PG&E has scheduled a public meeting to gather comments on a draft license amendment application for its Battle Creek hydroelectric system. The public meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 520 Adobe Road in Red Bluff.

September 11, 2014

PG&E Corporation Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

PG&E Corporation today (Sept. 11) announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the North America Index.

August 21, 2014

PG&E Honored for Conservation Efforts

For taking the extra mile in conserving natural resources, PG&E was recently presented with the Conservationist of the Year Award from the Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District. The presentation took place Tuesday at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ chambers.

August 1, 2014

Ocean Meets Sea of PG&E Blue at Beach Cleanup

One of the teams that oversees PG&E’s safe and reliable electric operations was a sea of blue this week during a cleanup at Monterey’s Del Monte Beach. It was one of the company’s largest ever volunteer events.

July 7, 2014

PG&E Recycles a Mountain of Metals

Last year, PG&E recycled about 25 million pounds of metal — copper, aluminum, iron, stainless steel, and other types. That’s equal to the weight of about 9,000 Toyota Corollas, writes Jonathan Marshall in his Next100 blog.

June 25, 2014

Power to the Pollinators

Behind the scenes, PG&E is playing a key role in demonstrating and mobilizing business support for a new “federal strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators” announced by the White House on Friday, June 20.

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June 20, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Avian Plan Protects Birds and Keeps the Lights on for Customers

As this video story shows, PG&E’s Avian Protection Plan works to keep birds safe and power flowing. “They have a really good program,” says a representative from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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June 16, 2014

PG&E Helping Butte Creek Salmon during Drought

PG&E is adjusting its hydroelectric operations this year to support Butte Creek salmon during the severe drought

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May 15, 2014

PG&E Expands Use of Goats, Sheep to Reduce Fire Risk as State Faces Very Dry Summer

In Placer County, PG&E has expanded its use of goats and sheep to reduce the dry vegetation around more than 400 acres of its electric and hydroelectric facilities. As a result, the fire risk to the surrounding community has been drastically reduced during an exceptionally dry season as a result of the drought in California.

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May 13, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Save the Monterey Pine

PG&E volunteers joined with Greenspace — The Cambria Land Trust to transplant Monterey pine seedlings that will eventually be used to reinvigorate a forest.

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May 7, 2014

Scientists Band Baby Falcons High Atop PG&E’s San Francisco Office

Researchers from the UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group put bands on the legs of three baby peregrine falcons who live on a nest high atop PG&E headquarters in San Francisco’s Financial District. The birds — all female and all healthy — will fly away in a few weeks. Before then, PG&E is asking its customers to help name them.

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April 14, 2014

Falcons Eggs Hatch on Top of PG&E Headquarters

Falcons have been nesting atop PG&E’s headquarters for more than a decade. Today, the eggs hatched.

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March 14, 2014

PG&E-Sponsored Dust Bowl Event Attracts Families

PG&E sponsored the Science of the Dust Bowl event in Bakersfield on Saturday. It gave families a chance to learn about the science and history of this event as well as celebrating the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath.”

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