July 21, 2016
Cisco is one of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley. The company, which provides network and data center solutions and services, also uses a lot of energy. Enter PG&E, which collaborated with the company on some big-time energy savings.
July 21, 2016
PG&E has finished constructing a natural gas transmission line and is resurfacing portions of Highway 99 and other roads starting this week in Gridley in Butte County.
July 19, 2016
PG&E routinely uses helicopters to upgrade power lines and steel towers throughout its service area to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system and to help meet growing demand for energy. As this video shows, the PG&E crew on one such project also used a new, innovative work method to complete the job more safely and efficiently than ever before.
July 14, 2016
The Save Mart grocery store in this San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisles of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food. While shoppers appreciate a roomy grocery store with a wide selection of products, many may not realize the tremendous amount of energy necessary to power those stores. Enter PG&E, which has not only helped the grocery store save money but also improved the shopping experience.
July 6, 2016
PG&E has the largest hydroelectric system of any investor-owned utility in America. And inspecting that 500-mile system can be a time-consuming job that requires workers to deal with treacherous terrain and reach hard-to-access locations. But as this video shows, there’s a new tool that promises to make the job safer and more efficient.
July 5, 2016
Armed with months of planning plus response experiences from 2015, PG&E departments ranging from Emergency Management to Meteorology Services are set to face California’s wildfire season head-on with new initiatives, state-of-the-art technologies and augmented prevention programs.
June 30, 2016
As this video shows, natural gas storage is a necessary component of PG&E’s ability to provide safe, reliable and affordable gas to its customers.
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.