PG&E Employees

July 26, 2017

Livermore: Experience Life on the Line at the West Coast Lineman’s Rodeo

This Saturday (July 29), some of the country’s most talented line workers will descend upon the PG&E Training Center in Livermore to compete in the sixth annual PG&E/IBEW West Coast Lineman’s Rodeo, and you’re invited.

July 24, 2017

How PG&E’s Colby Peterson Helped Save a Life

For Colby Peterson, July 4 began as a routine holiday. Peterson and his brother-in-law headed to a beach near Lake Tahoe’s Zephyr Cove just before sunrise where they headed to the water for some paddle-boarding. It wouldn’t be too long before Peterson, a PG&E vegetation management program manager, would call on the company’s constant safety messaging to help save a life.

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July 18, 2017

PG&E’s Children’s Center, Bringing Peace of Mind to Parent-Employees for 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, PG&E was the first company in San Francisco’s Financial District to open an on-site day care center to serve the children of its employees. The center is still thriving today.

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July 17, 2017

PG&E’s Women Executives Share Career Experiences, Insight

Some of PG&E’s seasoned women executives recently shared their career insights and perspectives, along with valuable lessons learned, rising through the corporate ranks.

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July 11, 2017

PG&E Helps Bus Manufacturer Reduce Energy Costs

When Gillig moved into a new 700,000-square-foot building, the bus manufacturing company was concerned about its energy bill. However, after working with PG&E’s Savings By Design program, the company just received a sizeable rebate check following energy efficient upgrades.

July 10, 2017

PG&E Meter Reader Honored for Saving a Life

Brian Maglaya rescued a motorcycle rider who crashed and was thrown over an embankment. His quick action not only earned him a PG&E employee award for heroism, he was also nominated for a citizen’s award by the California Highway Patrol.

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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.

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 19, 2017

PG&E Restores Power as Heat Wave Grips Much of California

With record-setting temperatures gripping much of the state, PG&E crews have been working hard to keep the power on. The extreme heat is expected to stick around most of the week and customers are being asked to conserve and keep safety in mind.

June 19, 2017

Karen Tomcala: A PG&E LGBT Employee Group Pioneer

Back in 2003, all but one of PG&E’s employee resource groups had two executive sponsors who provided the ERG leaders with advice and guidance. PrideNetwork, one of the nation’s oldest LGBT employee organizations, was the one without an executive sponsor and never had one since forming in 1986. That is until Karen Tomcala, vice president of regulatory relations, volunteered to be the organization’s executive sponsor in 2003 — 17 years after the group’s debut.

June 15, 2017

PG&E Senior Vice President, Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin to Retire

Ed Halpin, PG&E senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, will retire effective Dec. 31. The date provides the company with the appropriate time to ensure an effective transition period.

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.

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June 9, 2017

PG&E Employees Load Care Packages for Overseas Military Personnel

Dating back to World War I, PG&E has been a supporter of veterans. That legacy continued this month as some 30 PG&E employee volunteers loaded care packages for U.S. military personnel overseas.

June 6, 2017

Nevada County: Water Flows Again in South Yuba Canal Flume Following PG&E Repairs

PG&E recently reconstructed the flume after a winter storm-related landslide took out the flume. Now, water is once again flowing and 13,000 customers in and around Grass Valley will benefit.

June 6, 2017

Former PG&E Lineman Joins Elite Group

PG&E retiree Steve Little, 70, was recently inducted into the International Lineman’s Hall of Fame in North Carolina. He was recognized for his role in the nationwide research and development of barehand work.

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