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2014-05-27 12:24:32

Certifications recognize the comprehensive transformation of PG&E's safety culture and asset management system SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has achieved two international certifications for best-in-class operational standards for its gas operations. PG&E is one of the first utilities in the world to hold both the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 55001: 2014 and Publicly...

2014-05-23 16:21:40

PG&E Works to Hire, Support Veterans SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Memorial Day weekend, communities across California and the nation will remember the men and women of the armed forces who died serving their country. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) joins its customers in recognizing these heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. While Memorial Day is a time to honor the service of our fallen, it is also an opportunity to thank...

2014-05-19 20:20:58

Utility Employees Suffer from Dog Bites Every Year While Working LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For utility workers, a dog's bite is always worse than its bark. Every day, utility employees across California need to enter yards and homes to provide gas and electric services to customers. This routine part of their job can be hazardous when dog owners leave pets loose. May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that emphasizes the need for increased...

2014-05-12 16:22:26

Investing about $6 Billion a Year to Meet Customer Needs SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is committed to building on its progress in improving the safety and reliability of its service as it lays the foundation for meeting customers' future energy needs, the company said today at PG&E's annual shareholders meeting. "We've implemented enormous change across the company, and we're making tremendous strides," said Tony Earley, Chairman,...

2014-05-01 12:25:40

PG&E Earns #1 Spot in Solar Industry Report for the Sixth Year in a Row SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been recognized by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) as a national leader in solar power. PG&E is included in SEPA's seventh annual "Utility Solar Rankings" report, which measures a utility's newly installed solar power connected between January 1 and December 31, 2013. For the sixth consecutive year,...

2014-04-30 16:24:22

Utility Helps Customers Avoid Unsafe Situations and Educate Children about Electrical Dangers in and Around the House SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is raising awareness about electrical hazards during National Electrical Safety Month, which occurs every May. The utility is helping customers avoid critical and sometimes fatal injuries from accidental contact with electric equipment by providing an easy-to-use top 10 list of important...

2014-04-18 16:21:19

Earthquake Models Help Identify Potentially Impacted Areas so Resiliency Plans, Resources and Materials Can Be Focused on Where They Will Be Needed Most SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help ensure safe and reliable operations. During Earthquake Preparedness Month in April, and on the anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...

2014-04-16 16:27:00

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United States Power Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/united_states_power_report_q2_2013.htmlIncludes 3 FREE quarterlyupdatesBMI View: The fact that the US spent most of January 2014 in the grip of a polar vortex, which senttemperatures plummeting to record lows, served to underscore some of our long-held views on US coal-gasdynamics. We have long believed...

2014-04-15 12:24:12

Utility Franchise Fees and Property Taxes Fund 49 Counties and 243 Cities in its Service Area SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it provides service to 15 million Californians. "We have the privilege of serving more than 15 million Californians," said Kent Harvey, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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