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July 27, 2017

PG&E Corporation Reports Second-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) second-quarter 2017 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $406 million or $0.79 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

July 5, 2017

Pit 5 Powerhouse Road Closed for Safety During Repair Work

Repairs are being done along a storm-damaged stretch of road leading to PG&E’s Pit 5 powerhouse and James B. Black Day Use Area along the Pit River in eastern Shasta County.

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June 6, 2017

Nevada County: Water Flows Again in South Yuba Canal Flume Following PG&E Repairs

PG&E recently reconstructed the flume after a winter storm-related landslide took out the flume. Now, water is once again flowing and 13,000 customers in and around Grass Valley will benefit.

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June 2, 2017

More PG&E Campgrounds Open After Snow Delays

The usual season opening of PG&E campgrounds associated with the company’s hydroelectric system was delayed due to storms this year. However, more are now opening as facilities and roads are repaired.

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.

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April 27, 2017

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s PG&E Line Workers Using Helicopters for Tower Work

Imagine looking straight down 200 feet. You’re not standing on top of a building, bridge or cliff. You’re flying. Harnessed to a line and suspended from a helicopter, you’re on your way to the top of a high voltage transmission tower. What seems like a daredevil stunt to most is just part of the job for PG&E line workers.

April 25, 2017

Customers Urged to Call 811 before Replacing Trees or Repairing Property Damaged by Winter Storms

After a series of late-season storms that toppled trees and damaged homes throughout the Bay Area, PG&E reminds customers to call 811 before replacing trees or starting any repair project that involves digging.

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March 14, 2017

PG&E Delivered Second Best Reliability in History in 2016, Despite Challenging Weather

In 2016, the average duration of power outages for a PG&E customer was 109 minutes. That was up slightly from 96 minutes in 2015, but still represented the second-lowest total in history and reflects a 35 percent improvement over the past decade.

February 27, 2017

After Levee Breach, PG&E Works With First Responders to Keep Customers Safe

When a levee breach near Manteca forced mandatory evacuations, PG&E jumped into action to provide support to local first responders and help ensure the safety of its customers and the community.

February 24, 2017

How PG&E Prepared for Northern California’s Powerful President’s Day Weekend Storm

PG&E prepared for last weekend’s brutal storm using the company’s storm outage predication models to coordinate staffing and station mobile command units, and the company worked with partners Aggreko to have back-up generators ready in Benicia.

February 21, 2017

PG&E Donates to Food Bank Stretched Thin from Oroville Dam Evacuations

The food bank, which serves eight counties, helped feed evacuees even though its main warehouse was in the evacuation area and many of its own employees also had leave their homes earlier this month.

February 14, 2017

After Mass Evacuation in Oroville, PG&E Urges Customers to Make an Emergency Plan

With the recent evacuation of nearly 200,000 near Lake Oroville recently evacuated due to potential flooding, PG&E reminds customers the importance of having an emergency plan in place in the event of a disaster.

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January 23, 2017

Mutual Aid Helps PG&E Restoration Efforts in Wake of Winter Storms

PG&E is getting by with a little help from its friends. In a wild month that brought some of California’s most intense winter weather in half a decade, crews from energy companies in other Western states have stepped up to augment PG&E’s restoration response as part of a regional mutual aid agreement.

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January 19, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E Aids Customers during Area’s Fiercest Storms in Years

Weather forecasts said they would be wet and windy winter storms. They were right. Fueled by an atmospheric river, the storms earlier this month wreaked havoc across Northern and Central California. As this video shows, PG&E was up to the challenge of restoring power as safely and quickly as possible.

January 13, 2017

PG&E Helps Minimize Effect of School Power Outage with Personal Touch

Students at Alta Vista Elementary School attended classes without power on Wednesday. School district officials said PG&E’s constant updates and personal communication helped make the power outage easier to handle.

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