April 20, 2015
Eight senior-level leaders from Japan’s third largest power company – Chubu Electric Power Company – were welcomed to Diablo Canyon Power Plant by PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin. The visit was aimed at learning more about the plant’s commitment to managing risk and seismic safety.
April 8, 2015
The last step for a San Luis Obispo County school to go solar involved getting a new transformer. So when the school district asked PG&E to perform the work during the school’s spring break this week, the utility’s Division Leadership Team made it happen.
March 23, 2015
A team of 35 in-house biologists work throughout PG&E’s 70,000-square-mile service area making sure construction projects don’t cause harm to protected plants and animals.
March 20, 2015
Ed Halpin, PG&E’s senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, writes about Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s design and how it was built to a higher safety standard than other commercial buildings.
March 2, 2015
Since the mid-1970s, Sally Krenn has worked as a PG&E marine and terrestrial biologist throughout California, but she mostly works along the Pecho Coast that lies between Point San Luis and Point Buchon in San Luis Obispo County. PG&E owns and acts as a steward to these lands, which encompass nearly 14 miles of coastline and roughly 12,000 acres of pristine land that surround Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
February 25, 2015
During National Engineers Week, Currents will be profiling PG&E employees who are engineers. Today’s profile is Will Landreth, a procurement engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
February 13, 2015
PG&E is seeking new volunteer trail guides, or docents, to lead public tours on its Pecho Coast Trail.
February 12, 2015
The Central Coast Aquarium recently received new life jackets from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant for children who participate in the aquarium’s marine science floating lab program that takes place on San Luis Obispo Bay.
February 2, 2015
Ed Halpin, PG&E’s chief nuclear officer and a senior vice president, discussed how nuclear power is the “foundation of clean energy” at the recent American Nuclear Society winter meeting.
January 28, 2015
PG&E announced several promotions among the senior leadership team at Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
January 23, 2015
Kimberly Lamar, a Manteca resident and Cal Poly student studying environmental engineering, talks about the impact of winning a 2014 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship.
January 20, 2015
PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant and local area employees and retirees will donate more than $575,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2015.
January 8, 2015
A year ago, high-achieving Templeton High School student Tatiana Overturf thought she had no chance of going to college because her family couldn’t afford it. A PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship changed her life.
January 6, 2015
PG&E today announced that operators at Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely returned Unit 1 to full power following a planned outage to repair a feedwater heater on the non-nuclear side of the plant.
January 5, 2015
Applications for the 2015 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships are now available. Bright Minds scholarship winners will receive scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years; program finalists will receive $2,000 towards their studies.