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PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

WASHINGTON – Last week, a PG&E scholarship enabled high school student Donzahniya Pitre to attend Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership (YWPL) program in Washington, D.C. Pitre came to Washington from Oakland to gain more skills, knowledge and fundraising ideas to utilize throughout her neighborhood. She joined 50 high school girls from all over the country for the YWPL six-day retreat aimed at giving young women the tools needed for a career in political leadership.

PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington
PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

The Nuts and Bolts of Making Our System Safer and More Reliable Every Day

Accountants refer to them as "capital expenditures." Engineers, academics and politicians prefer to call them "infrastructure investments." To you and me, what we're talking about are pipes and wires, transformers and gas valves, nuts and bolts. Improving the safety and reliability of our system starts with investing in physical hardware that keeps things working well and will continue to do so for decades.

The Nuts and Bolts of Making Our System Safer and More Reliable Every Day
The Nuts and Bolts of Making Our System Safer and More Reliable Every Day

Bakersfield: PG&E Partners with City, Various Groups at Water Conservation Event

BAKERSFIELD – Energy and water usage go hand in hand. That's why it was a natural fit for PG&E to partner with various local groups for the Greater Bakersfield Water Conservation Day. The free event was held on Saturday (July 12) at Urner's Appliance Center on Wible Road in Bakersfield. PG&E partnered with the Water Association of Kern County, City of Bakersfield Water Resources, California Water Service Company, Oildale Mutual Water Co., Kern Turn Supply, Kern Green, Gardener’s Supply and Ewing Irrigation.

Bakersfield: PG&E Partners with City, Various Groups at Water Conservation Event
Bakersfield: PG&E Partners with City, Various Groups at Water Conservation Event

PG&E Signs On to New White House Initiative, Announces Actions to Help Small Business Partners Grow and Prosper

SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for goods and services and promote better access to financing. The company's commitment came today as it signed on to a new White House effort known as the Small Business Supplier Financing Initiative. President Barack Obama announced the initiative this morning at a White House meeting which included PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Helen Burt.

PG&E Signs On to New White House Initiative, Announces Actions to Help Small Bus
PG&E Signs On to New White House Initiative, Announces Actions to Help Small Bus

Recent PG&E Press Releases

PG&E RECOGNIZED BY CERES, CLEAN EDGE FOR CLEAN ELECTRICITY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY SUCCESSES

July 24, 2014  San Francisco, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report...

PG&E SIGNS ON TO NEW WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE, ANNOUNCES ACTIONS TO HELP SMALL BUSINESS PARTNERS GROW AND PROSPER

July 11, 2014  San Francisco, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for goods and services and promote better...

PG&E and IBEW 1245 Celebrate Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day

July 10, 2014  San Francisco, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW 1245) in celebration of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day...

CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY SAFELY WITH TIPS FROM PG&E

July 3, 2014  San Francisco, Calif. — As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) reminds customers to observe the holiday safely.

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Recent PG&E Related Media Stories

New Pipelines Going in South of Live Oak

July 17, 2014  Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews are replacing about 7,000 feet of gas transmission pipelines south of Live Oak.

Source: Appeal-Democrat

PG&E to Double Up Vegetation Management

July 16, 2014  The Pacific Gas and Electric Company annually prunes and removes trees that pose dangers to power lines.

Source: Lamorinda Weekly

PG&E Substation Upgrades Will Benefit Customers, Improve Reliability

July 11, 2014  PG&E has completed upgrades to an electric substation in Oakland that will increase electric capacity and increase reliability for businesses and residents in the cities of Oakland and Berkeley.

Source: Transmission & Distribution World

PG&E Replacing Natural Gas Pipeline in Oak Park

July 11, 2014  An army of PG&E workers and subcontractors have invaded the Oak Park neighborhood to test and replace a natural gas distribution pipeline.

Source: KTXL-TV Online

Recent Blog Postings

VIDEO: PG&E-funded Central Coast New Tech High School Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders

July 9, 2014  Students at this innovative school in San Luis Obispo County are excited about the hands-on learning their school provides, as this video story shows. And school officials say none of it...

PG&E Launches Employee Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

July 8, 2014  In keeping with its strong support for clean transportation, PG&E is giving employees an opportunity to charge plug-in electric vehicles at selected company locations in Northern and Central California. Employees will...

PG&E to Enhance Electrical Reliability in Colusa, Glenn Counties

July 8, 2014  PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Elk Creek and Stonyford the night of Thursday, July 17 so crews can safely make electrical upgrades to improve electric reliability in western...

Galt: PG&E’s Eric Brown Wins Award for Presentations at Cosumnes River Preserve

July 8, 2014  The Galt City Council presented PG&E’s Eric Brown with the Galt Community of Character Coalition for Integrity award for his work with students.

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