Innovation


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October 3, 2017

Remembering Margaret Mooney, PG&E Trailblazer, Pioneer

Margaret Mooney was one of the first female meteorologists in the nation. She worked for PG&E nearly 30 years and was the inspiration for the company’s Margaret Mooney Award for Innovation. Mooney recently passed away.

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September 27, 2017

PG&E Opens New Academy to Train Gas Safety Workforce of the Future

PG&E opened its new Gas Safety Academy in Winters today. The state-of-the-art site will serve as the primary training center for employees learning to operate and maintain every aspect of the company’s natural gas infrastructure.

September 7, 2017

PG&E’s Chemistry Lab Receives International Third-Party Accreditation

The chemistry laboratory in PG&E’s Applied Technology Services (ATS) organization has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 accreditation.

September 6, 2017

PG&E Awards $200,000 in Grants to Support Local Climate Change Resilience Planning

PG&E has announced the first two recipients of its Better Together Resilient Communities grants — a program created to support local initiatives to build greater climate resilience throughout Northern and Central California.

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August 23, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Helping to Unlock the Grid of the Future

PG&E is working with a number of partners to unlock the power of California’s grid, finding new and innovative ways to meet the ever-chan

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August 16, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Investing in Electric Equipment Without Potent Greenhouse Gas

Energy companies throughout the world use sulfur hexafluoride because it’s an excellent insulator for electrical equipment. But as this video shows, it’s also a potent greenhouse gas, which is why PG&E is working with other energy companies to find alternative equipment that doesn’t have a climate impact.

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August 11, 2017

PG&E Opens New Center for Gas Safety and Innovation

PG&E opened its new Center for Gas Safety and Innovation, another significant milestone in the energy company’s efforts to provide customers with safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy. The teams that work there will use some of the industry’s most advanced tools, testing capabilities and lab resources to ensure the safe operation of its gas system.

August 10, 2017

VIDEO: Sustainability at PG&E, Part of Long-term Mission

From collaborating with local business partners on clean energy solutions to forming a new sustainability council for guidance, PG&E is committed to a sustainable future that benefits people and the planet.

July 27, 2017

PG&E Corporation Reports Second-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) second-quarter 2017 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $406 million or $0.79 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

July 26, 2017

Congress Gets Smarter Grid Glimpse, Thanks to PG&E and Other Energy Companies

The future of electric distribution was on display this week at the Grid Innovation Expo in Washington, D.C., and PG&E was at the heart of it.

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June 29, 2017

Employee Champion Awards Celebrate the Best of PG&E

PG&E employees save lives. They develop innovative cost-saving ways to build gas regulator stations. And they lead employee resource groups to make colleagues feel more comfortable at work. All were among the winners of PG&E’s annual Employee Champion Awards.

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June 21, 2017

When It Comes to Innovation, EPRI Honors PG&E Rock Stars

Tasked with helping to keep PG&E at the cutting edge of an evolving energy industry, four employees rose to the challenge and earned nationwide honors for their efforts.

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June 8, 2017

PG&E, BMW Pilot Successfully Demonstrates Electric Vehicles as an Effective Grid Resource

Newly released result of a PG&E pilot program with BMW successfully demonstrate PG&E’s theory that electric vehicles can be used as a flexible grid resource.

May 22, 2017

Innovative App for PG&E Field Crews Earns InformationWeek IT Excellence Award

InformationWeek announced PG&E as the winner of the 2017 IT Excellence Award in the Data and Analytics category.

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May 4, 2017

PG&E Brings European Safe Digging Technology to the United States

PG&E recently tested a new system developed in Europe and designed to help utilities across the globe improve the safety of their digging.

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