Oroville


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October 2, 2017

PG&E Distributes Emergency Safety Kits to Children Impacted by Recent Evacuations

They may be young, but the students at Ophir Elementary School have more practice than even most grownups when it comes to responding to life-or-death emergencies. Their families have had to evacuate their city due to the Oroville Dam incident, as well as several wildfires. Last week, PG&E led an emergency preparedness assembly and gave fourth and fifth graders emergency safety kits.

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September 26, 2017

Recent Natural Disasters a Reminder of Personal Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, and with thousands of people recently displaced and widespread damage due to the hurricanes that devastated parts of Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, along with the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked Mexico City, PG&E reminds its customers to make a personal emergency preparedness plan and build an emergency kit.

July 19, 2017

Trailhead, Trails Near Oroville Dam to Close for PG&E Transmission Tower Work

With the use of helicopters, PG&E will be unloading electric transmission towers being disassembled near the Oroville Dam and will close off the area for public safety from July 24-28.

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June 13, 2017

Edison Electric Institute Recognizes PG&E for its Storm Restoration Efforts

In recognition of PG&E’s outstanding restoration efforts in response to the series of winter storms in January and February, the Edison Electric Institute has awarded the energy company with the 2017 Emergency Recovery Award.

May 22, 2017

PG&E Urges Dam Safety Preparedness

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, PG&E urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan.

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May 9, 2017

VIDEO: How PG&E Supported the Oroville Dam Response

With water rising on Lake Oroville, and anxiety growing over the dam’s spillways, PG&E knew it needed to make sure its transmission resources were protected. And, most importantly, that the power stayed on for customers and that everything remained safe. Watch this video to see what the energy company is doing following the Oroville Dam emergency this past winter.

April 4, 2017

PG&E Installing Transformer to Improve Electric Reliability

PG&E is working near the corner of Grant Avenue and Pine Street in Oroville to install an underground transformer that will enable faster power restoration to 626 nearby Oroville homes and businesses.

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February 8, 2017

PG&E Says ‘Keep Loved Ones – and Metallic Balloons – Close to Your Heart’

With Valentine’s Day approaching, PG&E reminds customers that sparks — and not just the romantic kind — can fly on Feb. 14 if improperly secured helium-filled metallic balloons come in contact with power lines.

December 13, 2016

PG&E, Employees Donate to Oroville Food Bank

For the second consecutive year, employees from PG&E’s North Valley Division organized a food drive for the North State Food Bank. PG&E and its employees donated 120 frozen turkeys, dozens of hams and a variety of cans containing soups to nuts —2,776 pounds in all.

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March 1, 2016

PG&E Awards $20,000 to Drive Job Creation in the North State

A nonprofit that promotes the manufacturing industry and job training in the North State has received a $20,000 grant through PG&E’s Better Together Giving Programs.

February 18, 2016

PG&E Awards $200,000 to Drive Job Creation in California Communities

Economic Vitality Grants were awarded to 10 local community organizations — each will receive $20,000 to help grow a program or project focused on local business development, job creation or workforce training.

November 9, 2015

Food Bank to Save $10,000 Annually through Energy Efficiency and PG&E Rebates

The North State Food Bank will save thousands each year after making lighting and refrigeration upgrades — money that will go back into providing more services to local residents in need.

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August 18, 2015

PG&E Partnership Improves School Lighting and Provides Job Training

Students returning to North Valley schools are coming back to classrooms with better lighting and improved learning environments. It’s all part of a collaboration that is providing on-the-job training to young adults and making schools more energy efficient.

July 8, 2015

PG&E-Funded Wildfire Cameras Help Rescue Stranded Woman Who Gave Birth in Forest

PG&E-funded wildfire cameras have only been operating in Butte County since June and already they have provided value that simply can’t be measured. In this case, the technology may have saved lives. Two of them, to be specific.

September 26, 2014

PG&E Awards Feather Falls Casino $94,838 Rebate for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

PG&E has awarded Feather Falls Casino in south Oroville $94,838 in energy efficiency rebates which will save the casino about $90,000 a year in energy costs.

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