Clean Energy


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December 7, 2016

Hercules First City to Go Solar with PG&E’s Solar Choice Program

Hercules is the first city to adopt PG&E’s Solar Choice program for key facilities including traffic controllers, lights and signals as well as the city’s sewer system. PG&E’s Solar Choice allows customers to go solar without installing panels.

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December 5, 2016

Sustainability Advisory Council Urges PG&E to Think Big, Bold

The time for climate change leadership and bringing the benefits of clean energy to everyone is now. That was the message delivered by the company’s panel of external advisors on sustainability as the group engaged with PG&E leaders on issues ranging from climate resilience to clean energy, advancing electric vehicle adoption and spurring job creation and energy equity.

December 2, 2016

Zero Net Energy Building Designs Honored at PG&E-Sponsored Competition

PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) today (Dec. 2) announced the winners of the sixth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building design. The competition has awarded six student and professional winners with a total of $25,000 in prizes.

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December 1, 2016

A Message to Our Customers

This is the fifth in a series of opinion columns on California’s clean energy future. In this installment, Geisha Williams, who will become PG&E’s CEO in March, explains that PG&E will stay the course in its commitments to reduce carbon emissions and minimize the effects of climate change.

November 29, 2016

PG&E Names Dr. Jonathan Foley Newest Member of Sustainability Advisory Council

PG&E today (Nov. 29) announced the addition of environmental scientist Dr. Jonathan Foley to its external Sustainability Advisory Council, a 10-member group of experts that advises the company on its climate change, clean energy, economic development and community vitality initiatives.

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November 29, 2016

PG&E Launches New Tools to Support Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northern and Central California

PG&E released a new report and interactive map to support and ease the installation of critical electric vehicle fast chargers in Northern and Central California. The goal is to help increase electric vehicle adoption and extend electric vehicle benefits across communities.

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November 22, 2016

Solar Powering California’s Clean Energy Revolution

From small rooftops to vast fields of sun-drenched panels, solar energy is playing a key role in California’s fight against global warming.

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November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

November 4, 2016

Infographic: PG&E Customers Reducing Carbon Footprint

Reducing energy use not only saves money but also is good for the environment. Here is the carbon dioxide avoided by PG&E customers the past three years.

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November 3, 2016

Students Going to Kenya, Part of PG&E Solar Suitcase Program

Amy Hua and Kyle Mondina will travel to Kenya in February with WE Charity to help deliver Solar Suitcases to communities in need. The trip, part of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program, is part of a service-learning partnership with We Share Solar.

November 3, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on White House Electric Vehicle Initiative

The Department of Transportation has designated 48 major traffic corridors that will be part of a national electric vehicle charging network. PG&E is included on the list of companies committed to the White House’s initiative to build out this network.

October 10, 2016

Infographic: Conserving Water

PG&E is doing its part to reduce its environmental footprint during the California drought. In 2015, the company cut water use by nearly 8 percent. How was it…

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October 6, 2016

VIDEO: Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report Details Progress on Safety, Clean Energy

PG&E has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s progress on strengthening public and workforce safety, combatting climate change, serving customers locally and enabling their energy choices, and promoting community and economic vitality, among many other areas.

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October 5, 2016

PG&E’s Vision for Clean Energy Displayed at VERGE 2016

The four-day VERGE 2016 conference in Santa Clara provided the perfect forum for PG&E to showcase its Step Up Power Down program, plug-in hybrid vehicles and discuss how the company is serving as a model in reducing carbon emissions.

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September 29, 2016

A Decade of Climate Leadership

In 2015, PG&E launched a series of opinion columns on California’s clean energy future. Today, we continue the conversation and explore how we work to create that future in a way that is safe, reliable and affordable for all our customers.

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