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June 22, 2017

PG&E Announces Seventh Annual Zero Net Energy Design Competition

PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council today (June 22) announced the seventh annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy building designs. The competition is open for entries from students and professionals worldwide now through Jan. 30, 2018.

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January 15, 2016

PG&E Convenes National Panel of Advisers to Guide Focus on Sustainability

PG&E’s commitment to sustainability took another big step forward this week when the company convened its first meeting with a newly formed advisory council that includes President Obama’s former energy and climate-change adviser, business entrepreneurs and environmental leaders, among others.

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December 30, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Responds to Wildfires, Highlights Safe Digging at New York Stock Exchange and More

As 2015 comes to an end, Currents looks back at some of the PG&E stories we’ve covered over the year — from the massive response to major wildfires to calling attention to safe digging practices at the New York Stock Exchange.

December 5, 2015

Paris ‘Action Day’: PG&E Chooses 100 Percent Solar Power for its Nearly 100 Operations Service Centers

All of PG&E’s operations service centers — nearly 100 facilities in Northern and Central California — will be 100 percent powered by solar energy through the utility’s Solar Choice program. The announcement is in support of “Action Day,” connected to the global climate talks in Paris.

October 22, 2015

Building a Better California

We are creating a “plug and play” capacity that will allow customers to connect their own equipment to the grid, from rooftop solar panels to storage batteries and intelligent thermostats. For example, we are proposing to install thousands of electric vehicle charging stations across the length and breadth of our 70,000-square-mile service area.

October 15, 2015

Bringing the Electric Vehicle Back to the Future

PG&E already has one of the largest EV fleets in the U.S., and we’ve pledged to invest more than $100 million over the next five years to make it even greener – while leading a national initiative encouraging other utilities to follow suit.

October 8, 2015

Don’t Buy More Energy

As crazy as it sounds, we’re happy when customers use less energy. In fact, we’ll bend over backwards to help you do it.

As part of its efforts to address the drought, PG&E has helped residential and business customers save water -- and money -- through a variety of incentives and programs.
October 1, 2015

What the Drought Means for Our Energy Future

In his latest editorial on California’s clean energy future, PG&E’s Tony Earley discussions how making more efficient use of our state’s limited water supplies is one of the best ways we can save energy while slowing climate change.

September 24, 2015

A Clean Energy Strategy That’s Working

In PG&E’s Tony Earley latest editorial on clean energy, he write: “In only a few decades, we’ve made huge strides toward reducing our carbon footprint, and we’ve done it while improving our quality of life and expanding our economy.”

September 21, 2015

Of Bees, Birds and Chillin’ Chinook: All in a Sustainable Day at PG&E

Catalina Reyes’ summer job is keeping fish cool. Not in a display case at the local market, but in the upper reaches of Butte Creek, where it winds through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

September 10, 2015

Can We Have Too Much of a Good Thing?

With renewable sources of energy increasing, we’re actually seeing an overabundance of electricity. The question is how do we find affordable ways to store that energy? That’s the topic of PG&E Corp. Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley’s latest editorial on California’s clean energy future.

September 3, 2015

From So Last Century to So This Century

When the National Academy of Engineering was asked to pick the greatest engineering feat of the 20th century, they chose the electric grid. And for good reason, writes PG&E’s Tony Earley.

August 28, 2015

What’s the Cleanest Energy? (You’ll be Surprised)

If someone asked you to name the cleanest type of energy on the planet, what would you pick? Nuclear? Solar? Wind? Hydropower? Thermal power from beneath the ground? Actually, the answer is none of the above.

August 21, 2015

Supporting Customer Solar

Tony Earley writes about how PG&E is working to help support solar customers by reducing the time it takes to process an application to helping customers who struggle to afford the cost of solar.

August 14, 2015

Generating Cleaner Power for California

Tony Earley writes about how we must all be a part of the solution to curbing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming and how PG&E is setting the pace.

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