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September 1, 2015

In Humboldt County, America’s ‘Last Company Town’ Getting PG&E Power

A small town along the redwood forests was once completely owned by the Pacific Lumber Company. But that’s all changing and that includes building an electric grid in, around, over and under 262 homes and other buildings. Performing the work are PG&E workers aided by their fleet of blue trucks. As this video shows, these historic homes will benefit from a new electric infrastructure.

August 28, 2015

What’s the Cleanest Energy? (You’ll be Surprised)

If someone asked you to name the cleanest type of energy on the planet, what would you pick? Nuclear? Solar? Wind? Hydropower? Thermal power from beneath the ground? Actually, the answer is none of the above.

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August 27, 2015

PG&E’s Voice in the Growing Refrain on Climate Change

This week, President Obama spoke at the National Clean Energy Summit, touting his administration’s landmark Clean Power Plan released this month. The world is abuzz about energy, and given PG&E’s deep experience with clean energy issues, we have a leading voice in the conversation, PG&E’s Tim Fitzpatrick writes.

August 25, 2015

PG&E Joins Napa Strong Event One Year after 6.0 Quake, Donates Emergency Response Truck

Local leaders, residents and business owners came together to reflect on the events of a year ago and to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the community in the wake of a natural disaster. The Napa earthquake lasted just 26 seconds, but caused damage that still remains today.

August 24, 2015

PG&E Donates Safety Vehicle to City of Napa One Year after Earthquake

During an event Monday, PG&E gave city officials the keys to an innovative, plug-in electric hybrid truck to use during emergency response. The truck features enough exportable power to power a small neighborhood and allows first responders to plug in equipment at the site of an emergency.

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August 24, 2015

PG&E, Cal Fire Join Forces to Fight Bark Beetle during Drought

A lingering drought has left many California trees weak and dying and now, falling victim to bark beetle infestation. In support of the state’s efforts to reduce wildfire risk, PG&E’s vegetation management is working to identify and remove these trees that can fall on power lines and provide fire fuel.

August 21, 2015

PG&E Converting Greenville’s Overhead Electric Lines to Underground

PG&E crews will work through December to build an all-new underground electric system along several blocks of central Greenville. Work is being done at the request of Plumas County and ahead of a highway improvement project.

August 21, 2015

Supporting Customer Solar

Tony Earley writes about how PG&E is working to help support solar customers by reducing the time it takes to process an application to helping customers who struggle to afford the cost of solar.

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August 18, 2015

PG&E Calls for Proposals from Local Solar Developers for New Community Solar Program in 2016

PG&E’s new Community Solar Choice program will expand solar access to residential and commercial customers. It’s part of the utility’s ongoing commitment to support the growth of solar and will help customers reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their electricity usage.

August 12, 2015

PG&E Partners with Cal Fire to Combat Bark Beetles during Drought

As dozens of wildfires rage across California, PG&E is joining forces with Cal Fire to ask for the public’s help to reduce the risk of additional wildfires by safely removing or pruning dead or dying trees from their property.

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August 12, 2015

PG&E Officials See Solar Habitat Funding Making a Difference

Abel and Margarita Medina own a home built by Habitat for Humanity and will soon receive rooftop solar thanks to support from PG&E. They met with PG&E officials and talked about how solar will help them save money.

August 11, 2015

How to Reduce Solar-Grid Interconnection Time by Nearly 80 Percent

Connecting a new rooftop solar customer safely to the electric grid typically takes about four weeks, due in part to lengthy applications and paperwork reviews. But what if that time could be drastically reduced? It’s possible, writes PG&E’s Aaron Johnson.

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August 10, 2015

Yolo County: Sixth Generation Family Farm More Energy Efficient Than Ever, with PG&E’s Help

Blake Harlan knows first-hand the challenges farmers face during California’s ongoing drought. But the Woodland farmer, whose ranch has been in his family for decades, is getting help.Thanks to PG&E, he has reduced water pumping costs, installed energy efficient lighting and even is planning to install solar.

August 4, 2015

PG&E Helps Farmers Save Water and Energy During Ongoing Drought

Kern County’s Farm Bureau director says PG&E’s energy efficiency programs and incentives have helped her family’s farm reduce energy usage and save tens of thousands of dollars. She encourages other farmers to take advantage of PG&E programs.

July 27, 2015

PG&E Donates Fans to Homebound Seniors

In what has become an annual summertime tradition, PG&E employees helped distribute 120 portable fans to seniors in need as part of the Christmas in July program in Bakersfield. The utility purchased fans given to homebound seniors enrolled in the Meals On Wheels food delivery program.

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