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.
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
Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.
August 15, 2016
A short-term rotation led to a career high point for Mike Farinsky. In mid-July, he volunteered to temporarily fill PG&E’s vacant Central Coast Region superintendent position. One week later, the massive Soberanes Fire erupted. Before he knew it, he was overseeing the company’s efforts to restore service to 2,000 customers who lost power in the 67,000-acre wildfire.
August 12, 2016
PG&E, as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the San Luis Obispo community and building jobs, has announced joint partnerships with Cuesta College and California Polytechnic State University (“Cal Poly”) to provide educational platforms to train today’s students for tomorrow’s careers in energy.
August 11, 2016
PG&E, along with labor and leading environmental groups, today (Aug. 11) filed with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) a joint proposal to 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.
July 26, 2016
Together with leading labor and environmental groups, PG&E announced it would delay by two weeks the planned July 28 filing with the CPUC on the joint proposal to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage while phasing out nuclear power by 2025.
July 8, 2016
Community members are invited to participate in four public information meetings regarding PG&E’s earlier announcement to increase energy efficiency, renewables and storage while phasing out nuclear power over the next decade.
June 28, 2016
The State Lands Commission’s vote to approve a lease extension necessary to run the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) to 2025 was a critical first step toward realizing the historic clean energy plan jointly proposed by PG&E, labor and leading environmental organizations, PG&E said.
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.