September 28, 2016
Sure, the Bay Area is known for the Golden Gate Bridge and city skylines. But the magic of the Bay also includes its plants, animals and natural resources. This week, PG&E helped the nonprofit Save the Bay kick off its first Bay Day to celebrate the Bay Area with the reminder that it be protected for future generations.
September 21, 2016
On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.
September 16, 2016
To help food pantries prepare for turkey dinners and stuffing during the holidays, PG&E employees from the South Bay recently donated their time to sort healthy goods that will be distributed to thousands of families.
September 13, 2016
With its transmission lines spanning two-thirds of California, PG&E’s high-wire work is clearly visible. Not as evident are the depths the company goes to ensure reliable electricity for customers.
September 12, 2016
If you’ve considered trading in your gas-guzzler for a low-maintenance, cleaner model vehicle, but you’ve never been behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, PG&E has you covered.
September 1, 2016
Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.
August 31, 2016
Until 2014, surveys to find gas leaks were done by foot. Now PG&E drives neighborhoods in Ford Explorers equipped with super sensitive leak detection technology. This month, the team achieved a milestone of 1 million surveys in less than two years.
August 30, 2016
At a PG&E equipment yard in Placer County, PG&E’s senior director of electric transmission, stands in a circle with a crew of 15 linemen and their supervisors as they listen to a safety tailboard that launches a day of replacing transmission poles. The half-hour tailboard draws praise from John Parks for its attention to safety. It’s safety, after all, that would come to define his career as a PG&E leader.
August 25, 2016
PG&E will join other sponsors at the 11th annual California Day of Preparedness. The free, family-friendly event takes place on Saturday (Aug. 27) in historic Old Sacramento.
August 25, 2016
PG&E crews responded to a seemingly routine report of a gas odor on a rural residential road outside this Shasta County city. But what they found surprised them.
August 24, 2016
Imagine climbing 60-foot utility poles, carrying 30 pounds of gear while installing 55-pound crossarms in scorching 105-degree Bakersfield heat.Those working conditions are a harsh summertime reality for thousands of PG&E’s outdoor workers.
August 23, 2016
Eureka residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.
August 23, 2016
About 300 of PG&E’s top leaders spent the day together recently to talk about one thing and one thing only: safety. It’s a topic that begins with leaders and involves every employee whether they work in the field or in an office.
August 22, 2016
Less than a year after the Valley Fire, there was another devastating wildfire in Lake County. The Clayton Fire has burned nearly 200 homes and 4,000 acres. And like the 2015 fire, PG&E worked around the clock to restore power.
August 18, 2016
If you’re a college student wondering what to do next summer, consider a PG&E summer internship.No lunch runs for the team or organizing business cards. As this video shows, the work of this year’s 230 interns is helping drive PG&E’s business. And it’s a great way to start a career.