November 21, 2016
For the third consecutive year, San Jose’s Christmas in the Park challenged PG&E to compete with other companies to see who could build the most creative playhouse as part of a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser.
November 14, 2016
Tony Earley to serve as executive chair of PG&E Corporation and Nick Stavropoulos named president and chief operating officer of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, PG&E Corporation’s utility subsidiary.
November 9, 2016
Before joining PG&E in 2014, Chico-based apprentice lineman Brandon Branch spent five years as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. After leaving the military, Branch didn’t think he would find a career as fulfilling as that of a Marine. But that all changed when he became an apprentice at PG&E.
November 8, 2016
The culture of safety, the continuous drills and training, and even the rhythm and smell of Diablo Canyon Power Plant are familiar to many former U.S. Navy employees who feel at home here after having served their country.
November 8, 2016
It’s Ned Biehl’s job to ensure that anyone who boards a PG&E aircraft is safe. Nothing is more important to him. In fact, his remarkable career has revolved around safety — and at the highest level. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Marine One helicopter pilot for President George W. Bush. Today he oversees PG&E’s aircraft fleet.
November 7, 2016
More than a year ago, former U.S. Marine Farron Drylie graduated from PG&E’s PowerPathway program. The staff sergeant was the first active military member to take the training. As this video shows, Drylie was responsible for protecting and serving others. And that’s still the case as he’s now helping PG&E’s gas safety mission.
November 7, 2016
Smiling from ear to ear, dozens of youngsters filled the basketball court at Irving M. Scott School for a moment that will likely leave a lasting impression. David West of the Golden State Warriors tipped off a youth basketball clinic on the recently renovated neighborhood basketball court, a project that came together with the help of PG&E.
November 1, 2016
Scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high school as well as current college and continuing students.
October 31, 2016
Behind every measurement is a tool. And at PG&E, there are a lot of tools — an estimated 30,000 in all. Whether they’re on trucks or on tool belts, they help the company provide safe and reliable energy. As this video shows, a calibration team in San Ramon ensures the tools accurately measure what they’re supposed to measure.
October 25, 2016
Marc Hockenberger celebrated a career milestone at PG&E with two families. Hockenberger brought his wife, Tiffany, to his graduation from apprentice to journeyman lineman. And he watched as his family of classmates took to the stage one by one to receive recognition for finishing PG&E’s rigorous, five-year apprenticeship.
October 19, 2016
Gray skies, windy conditions, and fierce competition were no deterrent for PG&E linemen competing in the International Lineman’s Rodeo this past weekend at the National Agriculture Center & Hall of Fame. PG&E took home seven awards for a total of 34 awards the past four years.
October 13, 2016
As the first storm of the season moves toward Northern and Central California packing rain and gusty winds, PG&E was hard at work preparing for the storm.
October 12, 2016
Sustainability is a guiding principle for the Blue Lake Rancheria, a Native American tribe located between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean in Humboldt County. As this video shows, PG&E is among the groups helping them in their quest to conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 10, 2016
Nick Stavropoulos, PG&E’s president, Gas, has been elected to the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) board of directors. GTI is a leading energy research and development organization focused on improving safety, reliability and affordability to the energy industry through technology-based solutions.