Clean Energy


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March 27, 2015

At Wall Street Journal Conference, CEO Earley Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ in Building the Utility of the Future

At a conference sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley said that utilities are focused on building a 21st-century infrastructure that not only maximizes the benefits of emerging energy technologies for customers, but also allows meaningful progress on environmental goals, fuels economic growth and ensures the continued safety, reliability and affordability of electricity and natural gas.

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March 10, 2015

Clean Energy Was PG&E’s Message at the 2015 Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E employees handed out 5,000 pinwheels — as a sign of good luck and a nod to the company’s dedication to clean energy — at the 2015 Southwest Airlines Lunar New Year Parade in San Francisco on Saturday.

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February 9, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Proposes Major Build-Out of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

PG&E has asked state regulators for permission to build an estimated 25,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at sites across its service area in Northern and Central California. If approved, this program would be the largest deployment of EV charging stations in the country.

January 30, 2015

PG&E Cuts Carbon Emissions with Clean Energy

In our ongoing effort to provide cleaner energy for its customers, PG&E has reduced the carbon emissions from its delivered electricity to one of the lowest levels on record.

January 29, 2015

More Solar Blooms in California’s Desert

Tucked at the base of hills north of Highway 58, one of California’s newest sources of electricity stretches more than 1,400 acres and is powered entirely by the sun.

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January 29, 2015

PG&E Plans to Offer Customers a Community Solar Choice in 2015

PG&E has received permission from state regulators to offer electric customers a new clean energy program that will provide up to 100 percent solar power for a modest cost premium each month.

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January 2, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Environmental Stewardship, Clean Energy

Being good stewards of the environment is important to PG&E, whether it’s helping to protect birds from coming into contact with power lines to deepening its commitment to electric vehicles within its fleet.

December 22, 2014

Chris Johns: Bay Area Economy Needs a Democratized ‘Grid of Things’

In this commentary, PG&E President Chris Johns writes that individual consumer having more control of their energy will lead to a democratization of the grid.

September 24, 2014

Electric Vehicles Widen Their Clean-Air Advantage

New research shows that electric vehicles in states that mostly use coal-fired power may in some cases be a bit less clean than the most efficient gasoline-powered hybrids, like the Toyota Prius. But, as Jonathan Marshall writes in his NEXT100 blog, that’s not true in PG&E’s service area, where more than half the electricity that customers use comes from sources that emit no greenhouse gases.

September 11, 2014

PG&E Corporation Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

PG&E Corporation today (Sept. 11) announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the North America Index.

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August 8, 2014

Meet the Interns: Dion Celebrado Explores His Passion for Sustainable Energy

The Shasta County town of Burney offers beautiful scenery and a valuable resource — hydroelectric power. And it’s where PG&E intern Dion Celebrado has spent his summer, learning firsthand what it takes to harness the power of water to create sustainable energy.

August 6, 2014

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).

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August 1, 2014

Helms at 30: Hydroelectric Plant Delivers Safe, Clean Affordable Energy

PG&E marks 30 years of commercial operation at Helms Pumped Storage Project this month. The hydroelectric facility was considered an engineering marvel when it was built and came online in 1984, and continues to play a vital role today as well in California’s clean energy future.

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July 24, 2014

PG&E Recognized by Ceres, Clean Edge for Clean Electricity, Energy Efficiency Success

PG&E is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today (July 24) by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge co-produced the report.

May 1, 2014

PG&E Recognized as Top Utility for Solar Megawatts Installed in 2013

PG&E has been ranked by the Solar Electric Power Association as the top utility for solar megawatts installed in 2013. It’s the sixth consecutive years that PG&E has topped that list.

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