Some days at work are tough. But other times, the job is as smooth as can be. It was one of those glorious days for a three-man PG&E line crew in Atascadero when the Utility Reporter caught up with them in late October. The weather was clear, the conditions were favorable, and their transformer replacement… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member Eric Zimmerman just started working as a PG&E Gas Service Rep in July of 2018, and with just a few short months on the job, he has already learned to expect the unexpected. Zimmerman had been applying for full-time jobs at PG&E for quite some time, and was absolutely thrilled when he… [Read More]
The Utility Reporter talked with IBEW 1245 member Thomas Mora, a veteran who completed PG&E’s PowerPathway program and now has a career he loves and a brotherhood he can’t imagine life without. Below, Mora shares his personal story, his experience finding a career at the PG&E call center in Fresno, and what motivated him to… [Read More]
Unit #1311, Hinkley has moved its December unit meeting to the 19th, and Unit #1313, Topock, has moved its December meeting to the 20th. The time and locations will remain the same. –Mark Rolow, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Diablo Canyon’s closure agreement was a result of workers, local policymakers, environmental advocates, utilities and regulators’ understanding that it was in no one’s interest to shut down the plant immediately, and in everyone’s best interest to build a long, seven-year runway.
California’s head utility regulator said Thursday he does not want utility Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to go bankrupt over escalating costs related to California’s record wildfire season, sending shares soaring in after-hours trading.
PG&E said that one of its contractors had sent a notification about upcoming work on a different transmission line than the one that is under scrutiny in connection with the Camp Fire.