Nuclear Power

August 12, 2016

PG&E Partners with Cuesta College and Cal Poly to Train Students for Careers in Energy

PG&E, as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the San Luis Obispo community and building jobs, has announced joint partnerships with Cuesta College and California Polytechnic State University (“Cal Poly”) to provide educational platforms to train today’s students for tomorrow’s careers in energy.

August 11, 2016

PG&E, Labor and Environmental Groups File Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal with CPUC

PG&E, along with labor and leading environmental groups, today (Aug. 11) filed with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) a joint proposal to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage beyond current state mandates while phasing out PG&E’s production of nuclear power in California by 2025.

July 26, 2016

PG&E, Labor, Environmental Groups to Continue Discussions on Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal

Together with leading labor and environmental groups, PG&E announced it would delay by two weeks the planned July 28 filing with the CPUC on the joint proposal to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage while phasing out nuclear power by 2025.

July 8, 2016

In Continued Commitment to Collaboration and Transparency, PG&E Announces Dates for Public Meetings to Discuss Joint Proposal

Community members are invited to participate in four public information meetings regarding PG&E’s earlier announcement to increase energy efficiency, renewables and storage while phasing out nuclear power over the next decade.

June 28, 2016

PG&E Calls State Lands Commission Vote ‘Critical First Step’ for Historic Clean Energy Plan

The State Lands Commission’s vote to approve a lease extension necessary to run the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) to 2025 was a critical first step toward realizing the historic clean energy plan jointly proposed by PG&E, labor and leading environmental organizations, PG&E said.

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June 8, 2016

Newsweek Ranks PG&E as Nation’s Greenest Energy Provider

In one of the most recognized global measures of corporate environmental performance, PG&E has been ranked as the nation’s greenest energy company by Newsweek. PG&E placed first among electric and natural gas utilities, and No. 15 overall, in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings of the 500-largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

May 2, 2016

Diablo Canyon Unit 2 Safely Shuts Down for Planned Refueling and Maintenance Outage

On Sunday (May 1) at 12:02 a.m., operators at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely took Unit 2 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage.

February 29, 2016

Boy Scouts Earn Nuclear Badge through New Partnership with PG&E

PG&E recently joined with the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council to host a new merit badge event for more than 40 local boy scouts.

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February 5, 2016

PG&E’s Carbon Emissions Remain among Nation’s Lowest

Carbon emissions PG&E delivered from its electricity remained low in 2014, despite another year of extreme drought in California. The results reflect the company’s strong commitment to clean energy and efforts to decarbonize the electric grid.

November 5, 2015

PG&E Takes Part in Kern County Energy Summit

More than 400 energy industry leaders gathered this week in oil-rich Kern County to discuss everything from solar and wind energy to natural gas and nuclear energy. PG&E’s Tom Jones spoke about Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

October 23, 2015

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Weatherman Has a Passion for Clean Energy

John Lindsey has a passion for weather and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the community at large, including with local school children. He’s just one of the many dedicated employees at Diablo Canyon Power Plant spotlighted during Nuclear Science week.

October 21, 2015

Diablo Canyon Engineer Helping Energize a New Generation

Will Landreth is a procurement engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant who also happens to be pretty good at stand-up comedy. He combined those talents when he visited Ocean View Elementary School in Arroyo Grande this week to teach children how nuclear power benefits them and the environment.

October 19, 2015

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Celebrates Nuclear Science Week

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant celebrates Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 19-23 as part of a nationwide event that calls attention to the benefits of nuclear science, including its invaluable contribution to zero-emissions power generation.

April 28, 2015

PG&E Receives Initial Feedback on Diablo Canyon Seismic Safety Assessment

During a public Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting today, PG&E experts presented findings on the seismic hazard assessment recently performed for the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The extensive work, performed over several years with independent expertise and review, demonstrates the plant can withstand potential earthquakes in the region.

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March 27, 2015

At Wall Street Journal Conference, CEO Earley Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ in Building the Utility of the Future

At a conference sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley said that utilities are focused on building a 21st-century infrastructure that not only maximizes the benefits of emerging energy technologies for customers, but also allows meaningful progress on environmental goals, fuels economic growth and ensures the continued safety, reliability and affordability of electricity and natural gas.

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