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
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
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
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
Recent PG&E Press Releases
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...
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...
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.
July 1, 2014 San Francisco, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership to help stop wildfires before they start in California. CAL FIRE’s ‘One Less Spark, One...
Recent PG&E Related Media Stories
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
July 16, 2014 The Pacific Gas and Electric Company annually prunes and removes trees that pose dangers to power lines.Source: Lamorinda Weekly
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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.