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Stanislaus County: ‘Stayin’ Alive’ Beat Aids PG&E Employee who Saves Young Man’s Life

July 19, 2016—PG&E employee Jeff Nunes vividly recalls the CPR instructor telling his class: “‘One of you in this room today will use your CPR training.’ I never thought it would be me,” said Nunes … ACCESS FULL ARTICLE


PG&E's Clay Lewis, right, with Save Mart store manager Mike Moreno

With PG&E’s Help, Supermarket Reduces Energy Waste, Improves Shopping Experience

July 14, 2016At 52,000 square feet, the Save Mart grocery store in this small San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisle after aisle of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food for residents to stock … ACCESS FULL ARTICLE

Firefighters touring PG&E's Hammer Lane substation in Stockton

With Plans and Practice, PG&E Gets Ready for California’s Wildfire Season

June 5, 2016Armed with months of planning plus response experiences from 2015, PG&E departments ranging from Emergency Management to Meteorology Services are set to face … ACCESS FULL ARTICLE

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Thousands of customers could benefit from monthly energy discounts

August 19, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Thousands of customers could save up to 20 percent or more on their monthly energy bill by taking a simple step - enrolling in Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program...

PG&E contributes $40,000 to Lower Lake School District and local Habitat for Humanity for fire recovery and rebuilding

August 19, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — After a devastating arson fire delayed the start of the school year for local families and destroyed the local Habitat for Humanity office in Lower Lake, Calif., Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) committed $40,000 to local organizations that are supporting the community in its recovery...

PG&E becomes first natural gas utility to receive process safety certification

August 18, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has successfully passed a comprehensive gas safety audit and has been certified to the chemical industry's RC14001® management system standard. The audit reviewed numerous end-to-end safety processes at the company, ultimately approving PG&E as the first utility to secure the certification...

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Paris Comes to San Francisco: PG&E, World Energy Ministers Follow up on Historic UN Climate Summit

June 1, 2016 PG&E leaders to take part in Clean Energy Ministerial, a global summit in San Francisco this week. The meeting brings together energy ministers from 25 nations, business leaders, industry experts and more to deliver on pledges made after last year’s historic Paris gathering ...  ACCESS FULL ARTICLE

Adapting the Utility Business Model to a Clean-Energy Future

April 13, 2016 PG&E’s Pat Hogan, senior vice president of electric transmission and distribution, talked recently about how the shift to renewables is affecting the traditional utility business model at The California Renewables Rush conference ... ACCESS FULL ARTICLE

PG&E Building Resilience against the Hazards of Climate Change

February 24, 2016 From extreme weather to rising tides, the threat that climate change poses to crucial sectors of the U.S. economy is becoming all too apparent. For utilities such as PG&E, it requires that we take action now to manage the potential risk to both our energy infrastructure and operations ... ACCESS FULL ARTICLE

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