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November 22, 2016

Solar Powering California’s Clean Energy Revolution

From small rooftops to vast fields of sun-drenched panels, solar energy is playing a key role in California’s fight against global warming.

November 15, 2016

PG&E Leaders Take Part in National Distributed Energy Future Conference

PG&E leaders joined a large gathering of energy industry experts at the Presidio’s Golden Gate Club to discuss how best to build the grid of the future that integrates and unlocks the value of distributed energy resources, including solar, energy storage and electric vehicles.

Teacher Joyce Dibble with Solar Suitcase club students Sean Lindholm, Brandon Parrish, Matt Grossman and Max Glenn.
November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

November 4, 2016

PG&E Corporation Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) third-quarter 2016 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $388 million, or $0.77 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). GAAP earnings for the same period in 2015 were $307 million, or $0.63 per share.

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November 3, 2016

Students Going to Kenya, Part of PG&E Solar Suitcase Program

Amy Hua and Kyle Mondina will travel to Kenya in February with WE Charity to help deliver Solar Suitcases to communities in need. The trip, part of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program, is part of a service-learning partnership with We Share Solar.

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November 1, 2016

Two Students Surprised with Kenya Trip to Deliver Solar Suitcases

In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.

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October 6, 2016

VIDEO: Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report Details Progress on Safety, Clean Energy

PG&E has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s progress on strengthening public and workforce safety, combatting climate change, serving customers locally and enabling their energy choices, and promoting community and economic vitality, among many other areas.

October 6, 2016

PG&E Campus Earns National Energy Design Gold Award

A PG&E building that’s home to Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s emergency planning team is one of the country’s greenest buildings. The Kendall Road Campus has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold designation.

September 28, 2016

PG&E Helps Students Bring Light to 2,400 Kenyans with Solar Suitcase Program

Nineteen high schools have been selected to participate in the second year of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program. The program allows students to learn about solar and build portable solar units for communities in Kenya.

September 13, 2016

PG&E Leaders: Diversity and Inclusion Crucial in Meeting California’s Changing Energy Needs

In recognition of PG&E’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the company recently received the California Black Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Corporate Community Leader Award during the CBCC’s 21st annual Ron Brown Business and Economic Summit and Women’s Symposium in Los Angeles.

September 6, 2016

Hinkley Workforce Development Youth Install Solar Powered Irrigation System

The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.

August 2, 2016

PG&E Leaders Talk Energy Policy, Workforce and Smart Cities in Philadelphia

Political conventions aren’t just for presidential candidates and their supporters. They also offer an opportunity for leaders of all kinds to exchange ideas on the important issues of our time.

July 20, 2016

Thinking Big: Geisha Williams on How the Evolving Grid Is Poised to Combat Climate Change

In the 1960s, America had the Right Stuff, aiming to land on the moon early in the decade and achieving it by decades’ end. We still do, says Geisha Williams, president, PG&E Electric, in the current issue of Electric Perspectives, a bi-monthly magazine published by the Edison Electric Institute.

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June 8, 2016

Newsweek Ranks PG&E as Nation’s Greenest Energy Provider

In one of the most recognized global measures of corporate environmental performance, PG&E has been ranked as the nation’s greenest energy company by Newsweek. PG&E placed first among electric and natural gas utilities, and No. 15 overall, in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings of the 500-largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

April 22, 2016

PG&E Named No. 2 Utility Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2016

PG&E has again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

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