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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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April 20, 2016

Brown Bag Build Celebrates PG&E, Habitat for Humanity Solar Partnership

Second annual lunchtime event celebrates Solar Habitat Program in which PG&E has funded the cost of solar panels on all new Habitat homes in Northern and Central California.

April 13, 2016

Adapting the Utility Business Model to a Clean-Energy Future

PG&E’s Pat Hogan, senior vice president of electric transmission and distribution, talked recently about how the shift to renewables is affecting the traditional utility business model at The California Renewables Rush conference.

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April 11, 2016

PG&E Commits $1 Million to Solar-Powered Habitat for Humanity Homes

Funding from PG&E will provide rooftop solar for nearly 100 homes in 17 Habitat for Humanity locations in Northern and Central California, part of of the company’s ongoing commitment to the Solar Habitat Program. The announcement coincides with the second annual Brown Bag Build in Redwood City.

March 30, 2016

New Stockton Regional Office a Vision in Energy Efficiency

PG&E’s new regional office in Stockton is energy efficient. And that’s a good thing as the company is focused on helping customers every day save energy and money.

March 17, 2016

High School Students Share Experience of Taking Part in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program

The Bakersfield students learned about electricity and how to build solar-powered suitcases to provide light. But they said the resulting global impact of their work, knowing it will help communities in Kenya, is the greatest benefit.

March 3, 2016

Solar Rebates Provide Millions for Public Safety

Three new solar projects are expected to save Madera County millions annually and have qualified the county for rebates under the California Solar Initiative.

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