October 5, 2015
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.
October 2, 2015
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.
August 19, 2015
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.
August 4, 2015
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.
August 3, 2015
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.
July 23, 2015
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.
July 15, 2015
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.
June 25, 2015
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.
June 9, 2015
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.
June 5, 2015
More than 100 students and teachers from Dana Elementary School in Nipomo got a chance to do two neat things in one day: They toured Diablo Canyon Power Plant and got to touch sea stars and rock crabs.
June 1, 2015
Applications for PG&E’s Economic Vitality Grant Program are now available. As this video story shows, the grants help non-profits and local government organizations with business development and career training.
May 27, 2015
Jim Welsch, PG&E’s site vice president at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, has a big job, but he’s low key about his accomplishments. Welsch, who started working at the plant before it went into operation, credits his family, his mentors and PG&E’s support of education for his career success.
May 19, 2015
Limited water supplies as a result of four years of drought have led to a water-sharing agreement between PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant and San Luis Obispo County.
May 5, 2015
Alicante Avenue School in rural Kern County never could afford to send its sixth-grade students to Camp KEEP on the Central Coast — that is, until PG&E awarded school teacher Angie Diaz a $10,000 grant to pay for the trip. Thirty-five students are now headed to the camp.
April 28, 2015
During a public Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting today, PG&E experts presented findings on the seismic hazard assessment recently performed for the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The extensive work, performed over several years with independent expertise and review, demonstrates the plant can withstand potential earthquakes in the region.