June 22, 2016
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits the Bay Area. The devastation is widespread. Does this sound like the latest summer blockbuster? It’s not. Practicing its response to a major earthquake, PG&E staged a company-wide exercise to test the company’s readiness.
May 26, 2016
PG&E is utilizing a diverse array of innovative tools to survey and inspect its gas infrastructure by air, by land and by sea. As this video shows, advancements in new technology are helping lead the way for the future of leak surveys.
May 18, 2016
PG&E constantly leverages the latest technology to improve its delivery of safe, reliable, clean and affordable services to customers. Thanks to strategic partnerships with leading innovators, PG&E has begun testing how it can use Unmanned Aerial Systems — better known as drones — to help monitor and survey its gas and electric infrastructure.
April 18, 2016
PG&E’s financial contribution was made in honor of the San Francisco Fire Department’s 150th birthday. The utility and first responders work closely together when disaster strikes including earthquakes.
March 24, 2016
PG&E delivered record electric reliability in 2015 with the average customer experiencing less than one outage during the year. PG&E’s sizable investment in its electric infrastructure and its commitment to integrating innovative technology continues to pay dividends for its customers.
March 17, 2016
In her latest LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President Karen Austin provides three examples of jobs at PG&E that haven’t historically existed at a utility company.
March 2, 2016
As this video shows, with local government and community officials from Placer County in attendance, PG&E held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its new electric distribution control center.
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 17, 2016
PG&E’s new line sensors are providing better, real-time monitoring of the electric grid by using advanced technology that helps pinpoint power outages for faster restoration. So far, more than 500 line sensors have been installed and more are on the way.
February 16, 2016
PG&E has completed another significant safety recommendation issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) following the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.
February 16, 2016
As a crowd from the Watsonville community cheered, PG&E congratulated a youth tech incubator for its selection as a 2015 Economic Vitality Grant winner. The grant is just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the local communities it serves.
February 3, 2016
With the opening of a third electric distribution center, PG&E has completed a successful, multi-year project that has transformed how the company monitors and operates its electric grid.
January 29, 2016
As the Golden State prepares to host the golden anniversary of one of the most anticipated sporting events all year, PG&E is doing its part to ensure that residents and visitors celebrating Super Bowl 50 in the Bay Area have access to safe, reliable and clean energy.
January 21, 2016
The energy industry must continue to modernize its infrastructure to help customers save money, provide new levels of reliability and combat climate change by accommodating large-scale renewables, PG&E President Geisha Williams said this week.