Sacramento: PG&E Kicks Off New Era of High School Energy Training

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Sacramento: PG&E Kicks Off New Era of High School Energy Training

Congresswoman Doris Matsui Joins PG&E for New Energy Academy Tour, Praises Program
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PG&E's Greg Pruett greets Congresswoman Doris Matsui, who toured the New Energy Academy at Foothill High and later praised the program. (Photos by David Kligman.)

Adriana Durfee, a junior at Foothill High, explains to PG&E's Greg Pruett the energy savings from the school's award-winning Unplugged competition.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 2:00pm

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By David Kligman 

SACRAMENTO — Four years ago, PG&E created New Energy Academies at five high schools in the utility’s service area. It was an experiment, a new way to teach young people about energy, better prepare them for college and maybe one day work for PG&E.

Those first classes graduated last spring. Today (Sept. 5), a new era of the program kicked off as PG&E’s Greg Pruett, senior vice president of corporate affairs, and U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui toured the New Energy Academy at Foothill High School in Sacramento. The school is notable for winning a competition among the five high schools to save the most energy.

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Keywords: Education | Education | Energy | PG&E | Positive Change | Youth Action | pacific gas & electric | sacremento

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