San Luis Obispo County

Diablo Canyon Power Plant
June 21, 2016

In Step with California’s Evolving Energy Policy, PG&E, Labor and Environmental Groups Announce Proposal to Increase Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Storage while Phasing Out Nuclear Power

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.

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June 14, 2016

Diablo Canyon Coastline Provides Learning Opportunity for Cal Poly Students

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

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant Recognized as a Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace

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.

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May 3, 2016

VIDEO: Milestone as First PG&E Linemen Complete New Five-Year Training Program

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

Diablo Canyon Unit 2 Safely Shuts Down for Planned Refueling and Maintenance Outage

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

PG&E Women Find Power Empowering Women

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

Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Central Coast Aquarium Partner to Launch ‘Tide Pools on Tour’

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

Boy Scouts Earn Nuclear Badge through New Partnership with PG&E

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

PG&E Awards $200,000 to Drive Job Creation in California Communities

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

PG&E Donation Supports Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Efforts

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

PG&E Employees in San Luis Obispo County Will Donate Over $730,000 to Community in 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.

Diablo Canyon Power Plant
January 14, 2016

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon to Host Job Fair

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.

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December 30, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Responds to Wildfires, Highlights Safe Digging at New York Stock Exchange and More

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’s Property Tax Payments Increase to $193 Million as it Further Supports Economic Development

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.

Mielke Award winner Cynthia Haynes, left, receives congratulations from Geisha Williams and Tony Earley. (Photos by Paul Sakuma.)
December 2, 2015

PG&E Shines Light on Employee Champions

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.

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