Clean Energy

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February 5, 2016

PG&E’s Carbon Emissions Remain among Nation’s Lowest

Carbon emissions PG&E delivered from its electricity remained low in 2014, despite another year of extreme drought in California. The results reflect the company’s strong commitment to clean energy and efforts to decarbonize the electric grid.

February 3, 2016

Customers Can Now Go 100 Percent Solar with PG&E’s Solar Choice Program

PG&E has launched PG&E’s Solar Choice program, extending the option for 100 percent solar power to customers who are not planning to install rooftop solar panels.

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January 29, 2016

Official Clean Energy Partner of Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, PG&E Helps Bay Area Prepare for Waves of Fans Arriving for Big Game

In advance of the game, PG&E is working with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee and myriad law-enforcement and other agencies in San Francisco and the South Bay.

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January 21, 2016

PG&E’s Williams: Energy Industry Investments Will Benefit Customers

The energy industry must continue to modernize its infrastructure to help customers save money, provide new levels of reliability and combat climate change by accommodating large-scale renewables, PG&E President Geisha Williams said this week.

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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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January 14, 2016

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon to Host Job Fair

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant is looking for as many as 1,000 temporary hires to work during a refueling outage in the spring. A job fair, that will also include PG&E’s business partners looking to hire, will be held today.

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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 15, 2015

PG&E Says CPUC Must Do More to Ensure a Sustainable Future for Solar

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) must do more to ensure that rooftop solar can continue to grow as a clean energy resource for Californians for years to come, PG&E said today (Dec. 15).

December 15, 2015

PG&E Declares Support for Landmark Global Climate Agreement in Paris

PG&E released a statement from Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley regarding the global climate agreement reached over the weekend in Paris. Earley and three other leaders from PG&E joined the California delegation in Paris and participated in several events surrounding the climate talks.

December 11, 2015

Newspaper Article on Green Energy Fees Missing Key Facts

A San Francisco Chronicle article on green energy fees is long on provocative accusations while giving short shrift to five important facts.

December 11, 2015

PG&E Honors Seven Business Partners at 10th Annual Supplier Awards

PG&E’s supplier network consists of 4,000-plus companies, so the winners of PG&E’s annual Supplier Awards are in select company. The big award went to BARNARD Pipeline Inc., named the utility ‘s 2015 Supplier of the Year and Gas Operations Supplier of the Year.

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December 9, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Supporting Electric Vehicles to Improve the Environment

About one in five electric vehicles in the U.S. is within PG&E’s service area. The utility is encouraging the shift to EVs with the greening of its own fleet and supporting additional charging infrastructure. Supporting EVs is just another way PG&E is helping to improve the environment.

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December 7, 2015

PG&E’s CEO in Paris: ‘We Need a More Sophisticated Grid’

California has been on the forefront of developing a smart, resilient electric grid, but to deliver the low-carbon future that Californians want, the grid has to get even smarter. That was one of Tony Earley’s main messages this past weekend in Paris, where PG&E’s chairman and CEO is participating in a series of events surrounding the international climate talks.

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.

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December 4, 2015

PG&E in Paris: Q&A with Chief Sustainability Officer Melissa Lavinson

PG&E has joined the voices in Paris from around the world discussing how to tackle climate change. In this Q&A, PG&E leader Melissa Lavinson talks about her experiences in Paris, which included a panel session this week on building the global clean energy economy.

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