September 14, 2017
Laurel Harrop has long wanted to own a green business. She did that, establishing a company that started with recycling scrap metal. Now she’s working with PG&E to recycle tens of thousands of street lights being converted to LEDs. It’s just one of the many examples of how PG&E works with diverse suppliers to responsibly meet its sustainability goals.
September 7, 2017
Hear from a few of the 100 PG&E employees being deployed to Florida to help restore power in the wake of the powerful Hurricane Irma.
June 7, 2017
California has set ambitious energy goals for all new homes to be built to a zero net energy (ZNE) standard by 2020. These homes are designed from the start to be super energy efficient and offset the energy they do consume through onsite renewable energy generation such as rooftop solar.
March 30, 2017
California’s trees have had an especially tough run in the last year. PG&E’s vegetation management program has stepped up to help: It has partnered with California ReLeaf, a nonprofit that promotes planting and care of trees, to give $25,000 in Arbor Day-related grants to nearly a dozen community organizations across the service area.
January 12, 2017
Owen McGrattan and Alysse Billigmeier have known each other since they were babies. After a tragic event five years ago, McGrattan moved in with Billigmeier’s family in Stockton. Now they have both earned scholarships from a PG&E Employee Resource Group.
June 22, 2016
A group of international instructors who teach science, technology, engineering and math gathered at PG&E’s Energy Training Center. They toured a zero net energy-designed home and saw firsthand a building that produces as much energy as it uses. As this video shows, it’s a lesson in energy efficiency they can take back to their students.
June 1, 2016
A tour of the Zero Net Energy home display at PG&E’s Energy Training Center in Stockton provides an inside look at how the company is leading the effort to reduce the state’s carbon emissions and encouraging building that supports smart energy use.
April 4, 2016
More than 500 students took part in Dia de Ciencias — or, Day of Science — recently at University of the Pacific. The event was designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.
March 30, 2016
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 1, 2016
PG&E recently participated in Habitat for Humanity of San Joaquin County’s home dedication event to celebrate the completion of two new homes built for families in Stockton. But these aren’t your regular run-of-the-mill houses. They are zero net energy homes.
February 29, 2016
PG&E has awarded $20,000 to the San Joaquin County Office of Education through its Economic Vitality Grants Program.
February 18, 2016
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 10, 2016
Gung Hey Fat Choy! PG&E will participate in several Lunar New Year celebrations, where it will provide diverse communities with information on the company’s energy efficiency programs and its newly launched Solar Choice program.
December 18, 2015
In 1988, PG&E’s Mark Rasmussen was asked by his supervisor to meet with the Hospice of San Joaquin at Delta College about helping decorate a 70-foot redwood tree for the holidays. He didn’t realize he’d be starting a tradition.
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.