PG&E Commitment: Latest Updates on Wildfire Response and Recovery Effort

Fresno County


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November 16, 2017

PG&E Employees on Central Coast, Fresno Support Veterans Day Events

From the Operation Hook, Line and Sinker fishing event on the Central Coast to the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Fresno, PG&E employees came out to support those who served in the armed forces.

November 10, 2017

PG&E Extends Aerial Patrols to Spot Wildfires, Keep Communities Safe

PG&E has extended its aerial smoke detection patrols in part of its service area by an additional two weeks. The patrols assist the U.S. Forest Service and help with early fire detection and response.

October 6, 2017

PG&E Awards Student Scholarships at Fresno Fair

Four local students won $1,500 scholarships this week from PG&E as part of The Big Fresno Fair’s 4.0 and Above program.

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August 3, 2017

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Interns Celebrate Graduation

In Bakersfield, Fresno and Sacramento, 210 teens spent their summer working as part of PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program. The interns completed the six-week program and celebrated with graduation ceremonies where they were each given a surprise gift.

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July 5, 2017

PG&E’s STEM Scholarship Winners on Path to Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Twenty outstanding students from Central and Northern California — pursuing fields of study in science, technology, engineering and math — are recipients of PG&E’s Better Together STEM Scholarships.

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June 19, 2017

PG&E Restores Power as Heat Wave Grips Much of California

With record-setting temperatures gripping much of the state, PG&E crews have been working hard to keep the power on. The extreme heat is expected to stick around most of the week and customers are being asked to conserve and keep safety in mind.

June 19, 2017

PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Wildfire Response

PG&E has begun daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. The patrols are to assist the U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

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June 1, 2017

PG&E Reminds Customers to Include Safety in Summer Fun

With record-setting rainfall and snow this winter, effectively ending the state drought, PG&E reminds customers to keep safety in mind when taking part in outdoor recreational activities this summer.

May 3, 2017

PG&E Hauling, Processing Dead Trees to Enhance Public Safety

In response to California’s ongoing tree mortality crisis and increased wildfire threat, PG&E is working with local communities and power generators to dispose of dead tree debris and turn it into renewable energy.

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April 24, 2017

On Earth Day, PG&E Employees Clean State Parks, Remember Fresno Shooting Victims

They came with gloves. They came with shovels. They came with wheelbarrows. The PG&E Blue Army assembled to take on the garbage, debris and weeds of 11 state parks on Earth Day. Employees at each location also held a moment of silence for three men killed in a shooting last week in Fresno, including PG&E’s Zackary Randalls.

April 11, 2017

Drought or Not, PG&E Assists Farmers with New Water Management Technology

In support of Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for all customers to make water conservation a new way of life, even as he declared the official end to the current drought, PG&E is announcing new water management tools for agricultural customers.

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March 28, 2017

PG&E Joins Mexican Consulate for Financial Literacy Week

Customer service representatives from PG&E took part in Financial Literacy Week at the office of the Consulate of Mexico in Fresno where they talked to Spanish-speaking customers about how to save money and energy. Earlier in the week, company representatives were at the Consulate of Mexico in San Jose.

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March 14, 2017

PG&E Delivered Second Best Reliability in History in 2016, Despite Challenging Weather

In 2016, the average duration of power outages for a PG&E customer was 109 minutes. That was up slightly from 96 minutes in 2015, but still represented the second-lowest total in history and reflects a 35 percent improvement over the past decade.

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February 14, 2017

Fresno County Dairy Benefits from PG&E Energy Efficiency Partnership

Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.

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December 6, 2016

PG&E, Police Department Partner to Spread Christmas Cheer

For the past five years, PG&E has partnered with the Fresno Police Department on a neighborhood event that brings Christmas cheer to local families. The street party-like atmosphere included Santa, gifts and holiday music.

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