NEXT100 provides an in-depth look at the intersection of the clean energy business and the environment. It focuses on trends in green technology, policy and the Earth’s climate that will most impact the energy industry and our customers over the next 100 years–PG&E’s second century in operation.
NEXT100 is written and edited by Jonathan Marshall, with contributions from colleagues at PG&E. Postings on NEXT100 represent the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of PG&E.
Proposed Commercial Air Conditioning Standards Would Save Businesses Billions
PG&E supports a U.S. Department of Energy proposal for new efficiency standards that would cut commercial rooftop air conditioner energy use by about 30 percent, saving businesses billions of dollars.
PG&E Ranks No. 1 in Smart Meter Deployments
PG&E leads the nation in the deployment of electric smart meters, according to a new report from The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation.
PG&E’s Tony Earley Advocates for Carbon Pricing on Global Stage
PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley is featured in a video posted to the blog of the World Bank, advocating for carbon pricing in helping the world control climate change. His message also will be shared next week at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York.
PG&E Makes Progress Toward 33 Percent Renewables Goal
PG&E forecasts that it will supply about 27 percent of its 2014 electricity sales from renewable sources, according to a new report to the California Public Utilities Commission on the utility’s compliance with the state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS).
PG&E Leads the Nation in Offering Electric Vehicle Rates
Growing number of plug-in electric vehicle owners in PG&E’s service area now have access to special EV charging rates that aim to keep costs affordable.