June 21, 2016
Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape, PG&E today announced a Joint Proposal with labor and leading environmental organizations that would increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage beyond current state mandates while phasing out PG&E’s production of nuclear power in California by 2025.
June 14, 2016
The nearly 13,000 acres that surround PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant are not only some of California’s most pristine coastline, with some of the most secluded and undisturbed natural areas on the Central Coast, they are hands-on learning grounds for local students.
May 11, 2016
At a ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Pacific Gas and Electric’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant was recognized by the California Breastfeeding Coalition for exemplary support of and accommodations for breastfeeding employees.
May 3, 2016
After five years of hard work that included countless hours of training and learning about safety and the skills of their new craft, 28 PG&E employees achieved a major milestone as the first graduates of PG&E’s most comprehensive Apprentice Line Worker Program.
May 2, 2016
On Sunday (May 1) at 12:02 a.m., operators at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely took Unit 2 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage.
March 22, 2016
Sometimes PG&E’s commitment to providing power to communities isn’t so literal. That was the case when female employees at Diablo Canyon Power Plant recently took part in a first-of-its-kind free business and professional development workshop for local women.
March 8, 2016
PG&E recently partnered with the Central Coast Aquarium to create an on-the-go marine biology educational experience for students called the “Tide Pools on Tour” program.
February 29, 2016
PG&E recently joined with the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council to host a new merit badge event for more than 40 local boy scouts.
February 18, 2016
Economic Vitality Grants were awarded to 10 local community organizations — each will receive $20,000 to help grow a program or project focused on local business development, job creation or workforce training.
February 9, 2016
A $50,000 donation from PG&E was presented to the American Red Cross during a recent Cal Poly San Luis Obispo men’s basketball game. The funding will help support emergency preparedness and education outreach along the Central Coast.
January 22, 2016
Local PG&E employees, including those who work at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, will donate more than $730,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2016.
January 14, 2016
PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant is looking for as many as 1,000 temporary hires to work during a refueling outage in the spring. A job fair, that will also include PG&E’s business partners looking to hire, will be held today.
December 30, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, Currents looks back at some of the PG&E stories we’ve covered over the year — from the massive response to major wildfires to calling attention to safe digging practices at the New York Stock Exchange.
December 18, 2015
PG&E property taxes increased sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric infrastructure to improve safety and reliability for its customers.
December 2, 2015
An electric crew that led residents to safety from an apartment fire in Concord are just some of the many PG&E employees honored for their bravery, innovation and commitment to diversity.