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PG&E Electric Crews Head to Florida in Advance of Hurricane Irma

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews are being deployed to help restore power to Floridians impacted by Hurricane Irma. About 125 PG&E employees, including line workers, equipment operators, supervisors and support personnel, will fly from California to Florida today as part of the Hurricane Irma response team. Crews from throughout PG&E’s 70,000-square-mile service area will ... Read More »

PG&E Helps Schools Boost Energy Efficiency as Students Head Back to Class

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As parents look for ways to save money on back-to-school shopping, schools are looking to save too – on their energy costs. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is helping hundreds of schools do just that, through energy efficiency rebates. PG&E has provided 385 elementary and secondary school districts in Northern and Central California with more than ... Read More »

PG&E Opens $10.3 Million in Funding for Multifamily Rooftop Solar Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced $10.3 million available in funding for the Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program, which offers rebates for affordable solar energy to families in disadvantaged communities across Northern and Central California. Supported by the MASH program, solar energy can lower monthly energy costs for tenants, improve the quality of low-income multifamily ... Read More »

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) and StocktonCon offer free rides for super heroes, zombies, fairy princesses, and more!

Stockton, CA – Are you a super hero forced to dress like a normal human most days of the year? Is your best princess gown gathering dust in your castle closet? As a zombie, are you tired of only going out at night? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this offer is for you! StocktonCon will ... Read More »

PG&E Survey Finds that Only One in Seven Customers Call Free 811 Utility Marking Service Ahead of Digging Projects

  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced findings from a recent survey of 1,750 of its customers that shows 811 – the free service to mark underground utility lines – is well-known but misunderstood and underused in Northern and Central California. To keep everyone safe when digging, PG&E is urging all of its customers, excavators, first ... Read More »

Sacramento Becomes First “Gold Shovel” City in California; PG&E Created Gold Shovel Standard to Reduce Damage to Pipelines

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—With safety as its highest priority, the city of Sacramento announced today that it has become a Gold Shovel Standard Community, a program created by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) requiring that contractors adhere to the safest excavation standards to prevent injuries, property damage and inconvenient outages while reducing demand on first responders. A Gold Shovel Standard Community ... Read More »

PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Wildfire Response

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. The patrols are to assist the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer. PG&E is launching the patrols this week due to an increase in fire ... Read More »

Nationally Acclaimed Futurist to Address Mobility Trends and the Impact on Attracting Tomorrow’s Workforce – SacRT and Metro Chamber Anticipate a Sold-Out Crowd

Sacramento, CA – Tickets are selling fast for a seat at the “Transit Means Business” luncheon where expert John Martin, CEO of Southestern Institute of Research, intends to discuss emerging trends among millenials.  Martin, known for his thought provoking dialogue, will focus on the generation’s preferences and their potential impacts on the nation’s business sector. Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) ... Read More »

PG&E Urges Grads to Celebrate Safely with Weighted Balloons

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With graduation season in full swing, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is warning customers about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled metallic balloons: If your graduation celebration involves balloons, make sure they are secured with a weight. Otherwise they can float away and come into contact with overhead power lines, causing a public safety ... Read More »

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