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May 22, 2015

Earley Shares View of Future Grid at Bay Area Council Outlook Conference

Renewable power and electric transportation options are just two signs of how much the grid is changing, PG&E CEO and Chairman Tony Earley said at the Bay Area Council’s Outlook Conference this week. Tim Fitzpatrick, PG&E’s chief communications officer, writes about Tony’s remarks in his latest PG&E Perspectives.

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May 19, 2015

Diablo Canyon Desalination Plant to Help County Fight Wildfires

Limited water supplies as a result of four years of drought have led to a water-sharing agreement between PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant and San Luis Obispo County.

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May 11, 2015

VIDEO: 55 Years after Invention of the Laser, PG&E Finds Innovative Uses to Make Safety Progress

The week of May 11 marks the 55th anniversary of the invention of the laser, and PG&E showcases this technology with Laser Week, a series of online videos and events marking the occasion.

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May 4, 2015

VIDEO: At Annual Meeting, PG&E Pledges Continued Investment in Safe, Reliable, Affordable and Clean Energy

PG&E is continuing its progress on improving the safety and reliability of its service, as well as on efforts to keep its bills affordable and to create a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for California, the company said today at its annual shareholders meeting.

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April 27, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Robotics Competition, Supports STEM Education

More than 70 teams traveled to Oakland last month to compete in the FIRST® Tech Challenge West Super-Regional Championship, an annual event that helps young people discover the rewards and excitement of education and careers in science, engineering and technology. PG&E’s Geisha Williams spoke at the event, and PG&E engineers offered tech advice to the student teams.

April 2, 2015

PG&E Wins Innovation Award for Implementation of Automated Emergency Response Technology

PG&E has won an ARCOS 2014 innovation award for the utility’s mobile application of ARCOS software to automatically callout crews in response to electric and gas emergencies.

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March 19, 2015

Three Big Takeaways from PG&E’s Vision for the Electric Grid

In this PG&E Perspectives, Chief Communications Officer Tim Fitzpatrick writes about a keynote speech given today by PG&E President Chris Johns about the Grid of Things.”PG&E is very excited about what the future holds for the people we serve,” Fitzpatrick says.

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March 17, 2015

PG&E Opens New Customer Service Office in Lodi

An open house was held today for PG&E’s new Lodi office. The new office is more conveniently located, has more accessible parking and includes new technology to help better serve PG&E customers.

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March 16, 2015

For This IT Team, a Day in the Office Might Mean Climbing Towers or Taking a Helicopter to Work

For nearly 200 employees who make up the company’s IT Telecom Maintenance and Construction organizations, a day in the life includes maintaining more than 480 microwave terminals, hundreds of telecom rooms that support all of the company’s network and telecom services, and providing emergency response for more than 3,000 miles of fiber optic cable that support electric, gas and telecom operational needs.

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March 6, 2015

PG&E-Sponsored Robotics Event Empowers Young Minds

The FIRST Robotics Regional Competition, which runs through Sunday in Madera, gives students a glimpse of future careers. PG&E is a major sponsor of the event that draws teams from across the Central Valley.

In February, PG&E's Kamran Rasheed briefed representatives from CAL FIRE and the Amador Fire Safe Council on the company's wildfire-prevention activities. (Photo by Brandi Ehlers.)
March 4, 2015

PG&E Highlights 2014 Drought Response at California Board of Forestry Meeting

Today, representatives from PG&E’s Electric Vegetation Management department made a presentation to the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection on drought response initiatives the utility completed in 2014, and gave a brief overview of goals for this year.

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February 24, 2015

VIDEO: Rubber Glove Testing Protects PG&E Line Workers

Safety is at the heart of everything PG&E does. And that includes the rubber gloves used by linemen who restore and upgrade electric lines. In Emeryville, a small team is responsible for making sure those rubber gloves are free of defects before being used in the field.

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February 9, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Proposes Major Build-Out of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

PG&E has asked state regulators for permission to build an estimated 25,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at sites across its service area in Northern and Central California. If approved, this program would be the largest deployment of EV charging stations in the country.

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February 5, 2015

Be Prepared: First Big Storm of 2015 Coming

PG&E reminds its customers that power outages may occur due to wet and windy weather forecast to begin Thursday and last through the weekend, the first major rainfall in the utility’s service area since two powerful December storms.

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January 29, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Making the Most of New Year’s Resolutions

Empowering employees, driving innovation and using vertical growth to develop leaders, are among the ambitious resolutions PG&E’s chief information officer has set forth.

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