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WHAT WILL IT TAKE WORKING TOGETHER. Californians are constantly being reminded that the climate is changing. We’ve experienced years of historic droughts, record-high temperatures and severe weather events that are stronger and happen more often. We’re also better prepared to react when the unexpected happens. Our Storm Outage Prediction Model allows us to more There are accurately predict when storms will occur and where the impact will be of overhead most severe, so that we can power lines in PG&E’s PG&E sees these challenges improve rapid response every day and is meeting them times by pre-staging crews head on. Across California, and equipment. To prepare record numbers of trees are for the future, we have territory dying from drought and bark developed a pilot program beetle infestation. Managing to test how energy storage more than 120 million trees in our 70,000 can be used to support the electric grid square-mile service area, PG&E has during periods of high demand. nearly doubled our spending to inspect and Fighting back against climate change is monitor vegetation along our 100,000 miles no small task. But with 23,000 employees of overhead transmission and distribution and 100 years of energy experience, PG&E lines. To keep our community safe, we is ready to help build a brighter future have pruned or removed approximately 1.4 for California. million trees in each of the last five years. 100,000 miles 70,000 square-mile Find out more at pgecommitment.com. “PG&E” refers to Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation. ©2018 Pacific Gas and Electric Company. All rights reserved. Paid for by PG&E shareholders. to withstand climate change?