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2014-02-03 20:20:22

PG&E Combines Ultrasonic In-Line Inspection Technology with Comprehensive Testing Program SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is undergoing evaluation of another state-of-the-art tool to be used to inspect inside its large natural gas pipelines--the arteries of the system that heats and powers customers' homes and businesses. In an effort to continue growing its stringent inspection program, PG&E recently assessed Line 186 in Dos Palos,...

2014-01-31 12:21:07

PowerPathway(TM) Graduate and Now PG&E Lineman Introduced President Barack Obama at White House Discussion on Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today at the White House its commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the long-term unemployed and veteran populations. This will be done through PowerPathway(TM), PG&E's successful workforce development program. In 2014, PG&E will build...

2014-01-29 16:23:00

Investment in Infrastructure Projects and Smart Grid Technology Resulted in PG&E Safely Delivering Record Electric Reliability for Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E announced today that, in 2013, the 15 million people served by the utility experienced the fewest minutes without electricity in company history. The just-released numbers for 2013 show that PG&E continues to make significant progress in safely delivering reliable service that benefits homes and...

2014-01-27 16:25:36

Application Deadline for PG&E Bright Minds(TM) Awards Scholarships is February 28 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing dedication to education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of its third annual PG&E Bright Minds(TM) Scholarship program. PG&E will award scholarships to enable high school, college and vocational students to complete their higher education paths. The...

2014-01-17 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the New Year begins, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourages customers to make emergency preparedness not only a resolution but one that comes with an action plan. Simple steps like preparing an emergency supply kit and making an emergency communication plan for the family can help keep loved ones connected and ready for a natural disaster. Recent catastrophic events around the world serve as a reminder that first responders may...

2014-01-13 12:21:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) will hold a conference call for members of the financial community on February 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 results. The public can access the conference call via a simultaneous webcast. The link is provided below and will also be available from the PG&E Corporation website. What: Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at...

2014-01-09 00:20:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has learned of an email scam targeting residents across the United States. The utility has received calls from people, both within its service area and outside of it, reporting that they have received suspicious emails that appeared to be bills sent by PG&E. This is similar to email and phone scams that have been happening recently throughout the country involving several utilities. "It's unacceptable...

2013-12-31 12:21:18

Rates Will Increase to Pay for Clean-Energy Programs, Enhanced Safety and Reliability SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Typical residential customers of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will see a forecast increase of about 2.8 percent, or $3.38, in their combined natural gas and electric bills due to rate changes on January 1 to pay for higher wholesale energy purchase costs as well as work to maintain and modernize the utility's infrastructure to meet higher...

2013-12-30 16:20:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures fluctuate this winter, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be mindful of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide. Several tragic cases of carbon monoxide poisoning take place each year during the winter months as people try to stay warm using a variety of heat sources. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that is created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and wood. If...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.