November 17, 2015
Margaret Mooney blazed a trail uncommon for women of her day. She worked for PG&E from 1966 to 1994 — much of that time as director of the utility’s in-house meteorology team. PG&E has now named an employee award for innovation in her honor.
November 9, 2015
A lot of nuclear engineers start out as U.S. Navy veterans, and Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s Martin Wright is no different. His passion for nuclear power and all its applications, particularly in the Navy, led to him create a new display at the Estrella Warbirds Museum in Paso Robles. It’s the museum’s first collection to focus on the nuclear Navy.
November 6, 2015
Anyone who meets Julia Huang, a former Marine Corps sergeant who works at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant, is drawn to her passion for diversity and inclusion as well as her personal mission to help others. And her focus is other veterans.
November 5, 2015
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
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.
October 21, 2015
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.
October 20, 2015
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
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.
October 19, 2015
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
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.