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September 27, 2017

PG&E Opens New Academy to Train Gas Safety Workforce of the Future

PG&E opened its new Gas Safety Academy in Winters today. The state-of-the-art site will serve as the primary training center for employees learning to operate and maintain every aspect of the company’s natural gas infrastructure.

September 7, 2017

PG&E’s Chemistry Lab Receives International Third-Party Accreditation

The chemistry laboratory in PG&E’s Applied Technology Services (ATS) organization has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 accreditation.

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August 23, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Helping to Unlock the Grid of the Future

PG&E is working with a number of partners to unlock the power of California’s grid, finding new and innovative ways to meet the ever-chan

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August 16, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Investing in Electric Equipment Without Potent Greenhouse Gas

Energy companies throughout the world use sulfur hexafluoride because it’s an excellent insulator for electrical equipment. But as this video shows, it’s also a potent greenhouse gas, which is why PG&E is working with other energy companies to find alternative equipment that doesn’t have a climate impact.

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August 11, 2017

PG&E Opens New Center for Gas Safety and Innovation

PG&E opened its new Center for Gas Safety and Innovation, another significant milestone in the energy company’s efforts to provide customers with safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy. The teams that work there will use some of the industry’s most advanced tools, testing capabilities and lab resources to ensure the safe operation of its gas system.

July 26, 2017

Congress Gets Smarter Grid Glimpse, Thanks to PG&E and Other Energy Companies

The future of electric distribution was on display this week at the Grid Innovation Expo in Washington, D.C., and PG&E was at the heart of it.

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June 29, 2017

Employee Champion Awards Celebrate the Best of PG&E

PG&E employees save lives. They develop innovative cost-saving ways to build gas regulator stations. And they lead employee resource groups to make colleagues feel more comfortable at work. All were among the winners of PG&E’s annual Employee Champion Awards.

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June 21, 2017

When It Comes to Innovation, EPRI Honors PG&E Rock Stars

Tasked with helping to keep PG&E at the cutting edge of an evolving energy industry, four employees rose to the challenge and earned nationwide honors for their efforts.

June 14, 2017

All Together Now: The Case for Teamwork in Tackling Our Energy Challenges

“We can’t do this alone” is a common refrain among those seeking to solve big problems. Addressing California’s energy and climate challenges is no different. Success will depend on engaging stakeholders, forging coalitions and enlisting partners.

June 14, 2017

How to Keep your Air Conditioner Healthy as Summer Heats Up

This week, temperatures are expected to heat up to 100 degrees or more in many parts of California including Sacramento, Bakersfield and Fresno. Get prepared by taking advantage of PG&E’s program to ensure your air conditioner is running smoothly, reducing energy costs.

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June 8, 2017

PG&E, BMW Pilot Successfully Demonstrates Electric Vehicles as an Effective Grid Resource

Newly released result of a PG&E pilot program with BMW successfully demonstrate PG&E’s theory that electric vehicles can be used as a flexible grid resource.

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May 30, 2017

Barry Anderson Appointed to State Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board

Barry Anderson, PG&E’s vice president of Electric Distribution, has been appointed to the California Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board.

May 22, 2017

Innovative App for PG&E Field Crews Earns InformationWeek IT Excellence Award

InformationWeek announced PG&E as the winner of the 2017 IT Excellence Award in the Data and Analytics category.

May 18, 2017

PG&E Projects Foretell Smarter Grid with Renewable Energy

In an ambitious application to the California Public Utilities Commission, PG&E requests approval for more than 40 new and innovative projects that will help meet the state’s energy goals and advance industry innovation.

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May 16, 2017

Oakland: PG&E Gas Crews Testing More Efficient, Faster Way to Reach Underground Pipes

PG&E is testing new “keyhole” technology that uses special tools and is less invasive when replacing service tee caps — underground pipe pieces that link together other pipes. The new method enhances safety and is more efficient and environmentally friendly because it eliminates larger digs and restoration.

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