San Luis Obispo County


November 5, 2015

PG&E Takes Part in Kern County Energy Summit

More than 400 energy industry leaders gathered this week in oil-rich Kern County to discuss everything from solar and wind energy to natural gas and nuclear energy. PG&E’s Tom Jones spoke about Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

October 23, 2015

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Weatherman Has a Passion for Clean Energy

John Lindsey has a passion for weather and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the community at large, including with local school children. He’s just one of the many dedicated employees at Diablo Canyon Power Plant spotlighted during Nuclear Science week.

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October 21, 2015

Diablo Canyon Engineer Helping Energize a New Generation

Will Landreth is a procurement engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant who also happens to be pretty good at stand-up comedy. He combined those talents when he visited Ocean View Elementary School in Arroyo Grande this week to teach children how nuclear power benefits them and the environment.

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October 20, 2015

New Portable Generation Systems Keep Lights On during Power Line Work

Specialized portable generation systems are helping PG&E to keep lights on for customers while crews perform important work on power lines and substation equipment. Several recent successful pilot projects show the benefits of these generators on both large and small projects.

October 20, 2015

Conservation at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon, in Good Hands

Kelly Kephart, an associate terrestrial biologist at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, has a passion and commitment for the environment. She’s part of a new generation of conservationists showing that nuclear science reaches far beyond energy generation.

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October 19, 2015

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Celebrates Nuclear Science Week

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant celebrates Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 19-23 as part of a nationwide event that calls attention to the benefits of nuclear science, including its invaluable contribution to zero-emissions power generation.

October 5, 2015

Scheduled Refueling and Maintenance Outage Begins at Diablo Canyon

PG&E has brought in an additional 1,000 employees — some from as far away as Pennsylvania — to assist the plant’s 1,500 full-time workers. Together, they will complete the refueling and other important upgrades.

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October 2, 2015

VIDEO: Diablo Canyon Desalination Plant May Help Alleviate Local Water Concerns

Diablo Canyon Power Plant has a desalination system that removes water from seawater to meet the plant’s on-site needs. The plant could soon begin providing desalinated water to San Luis Obispo County for emergency use as it struggles with the ongoing drought.

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August 19, 2015

PG&E Named Company of the Year by Cal Poly’s Hispanic Engineers

For the second year in a row, PG&E was recognized by the Cal Poly Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for its support of the local chapter.

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August 4, 2015

DCPP Employees Build Boardwalk for Disabled Access to Lighthouse

Thanks to PG&E employee volunteers, construction of a boardwalk and ramp is now under way to provide wheelchair access to the historic Port San Luis Lighthouse — just in time for a 125th anniversary celebration.

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August 3, 2015

PG&E Grows Solar and Promotes STEM with Solar Suitcase Program

PG&E has selected 19 Northern and Central California schools to participate in the inaugural year of the Solar Suitcase Program. Under the program, students will build portable solar units, share their commitment to sustainability by participating in local projects and have an opportunity to share the solar suitcases with students in Kenya.

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July 23, 2015

PG&E Commits $1 Million to Solar-Powered Habitat for Humanity Homes

The Solar Habitat Program supports 18 local Habitat for Humanity affiliates and will provide solar power on 79 homes throughout Northern and Central California. For 10 years, PG&E’s Solar Habitat Program has provided more than $9.6 million to help meet the housing needs of deserving families.

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July 15, 2015

Farmers on DCPP Property Help Maintain PG&E’s Land Stewardship Commitment

Two farmers continue a longtime tradition of cattle grazing on PG&E property north and south of Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County and they are doing so in a way that helps preserve plants and native habitat.

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June 25, 2015

PG&E to Provide Nearly $2 Million to Local Fire Safe Councils to Reduce Wildfire Risk

With California entering its fourth consecutive year of record drought, PG&E is partnering with CAL FIRE and local Fire Safe Councils to help prevent wildfires across Northern and Central California.

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June 9, 2015

Docents Help Share Beauty of Pecho Coast Trail at Diablo Canyon

As this video story shows, the Pecho Coast Trail in San Luis Obispo County offers awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean. Located near PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the trail offers docents who are trained by PG&E.

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