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
Sep 6, 2013 2:00 PM ET

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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