January 19, 2017
Weather forecasts said they would be wet and windy winter storms. They were right. Fueled by an atmospheric river, the storms earlier this month wreaked havoc across Northern and Central California. As this video shows, PG&E was up to the challenge of restoring power as safely and quickly as possible.
January 13, 2017
Students at Alta Vista Elementary School attended classes without power on Wednesday. School district officials said PG&E’s constant updates and personal communication helped make the power outage easier to handle.
January 13, 2017
The new, pole-mounted SCADA devices being installed will help improve electric reliability and benefit more than 4,000 homes, farms and businesses in the Los Molinos area about 25 miles northwest of Chico.
January 12, 2017
Most times, family comes first. But for PG&E Sacramento/Sierra Electric Superintendent Tim Lewis, PG&E’s customers came first during the recent series of storms that pounded Northern California.
January 10, 2017
Another monster storm blew in today with blinding blizzard conditions, heavy rain and howling winds hitting 150 mph in some locations. Responding was PG&E’s Mightly Blue Army, among the 3,000 employees braving the elements or providing operational support.
January 9, 2017
About 3,500 company employees and contractors responded in the aftermath of a major winter storm that pummeled PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area over the weekend. And more stormy weather is on the way.
January 6, 2017
The upgrade work will help to increase natural gas capacity for J.M. Smucker Company’s new food processing facility. The work will also help enhance safety and reliability as well as meet customer demands for more energy.
December 22, 2016
A fire safety demonstration shows just how easily a dry Christmas tree can catch fire and go up in flames. Nationwide, fire fighters respond to an average of 250 structure fires caused by holiday trees each winter.
December 22, 2016
After Sacred Heart Community Service Center in San Jose discovered there was a shortage of 3,000 toys to distribute to children in need, PG&E stepped up and pledged to match community donations up to $10,000 to fill the gap.
December 21, 2016
Recently-completed work in the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club, a senior community, now makes the area near PG&E’s gas transmission pipeline safer and more easily accessible for first responders and repair crews.
December 20, 2016
With traffic fatalities up significantly in the Bakersfield area and some accidents causing power outages, PG&E and the police department are urging local residents to slow down and drive safely during the holiday season
December 16, 2016
Recent rains have caused PG&E reservoirs along both the Pit River and North Fork Feather River to overflow or soon overflow in Shasta, Butte, Plumas and Butte counties. Those near the reservoirs are asked to be cautious.
December 13, 2016
When Ryan Marruffo was in junior high school in Eureka, his father brought him into the office for “Take Your Children to Work Day” at PG&E. The youngster hated it. But his father’s commitment to customer service rubbed off on the younger Marruffo, who went on to serve customers in Eureka. Just like his father.
December 9, 2016
PG&E will soon reach a milestone of 2,409 megawatts of installed private rooftop solar capacity on the energy grid, representing more than 275,000 solar customers in Northern and Central California.
December 8, 2016
Residential customers have a new way to take control of their energy bills this winter. With PG&E’s Energy Alerts, customers can better manage their energy usage and budgets.