June 25, 2015
If we’re doing our jobs right in the utility industry, customers don’t notice us much. The lights stay on, the gas keeps flowing, and people continue to live comfortably. But behind the scenes, a lot of strategizing and prognosticating is going on as PG&E leader Elisabeth Brinton shared at this week’s Grid Edge Live.
June 15, 2015
For an in-depth look at where PG&E stands on a host of timely topics, I invite you to check out a Q&A with Chairman and CEO Tony Earley in the recent issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly, a magazine covering the utility industry.
May 4, 2015
PG&E is continuing its progress on improving the safety and reliability of its service, as well as on efforts to keep its bills affordable and to create a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for California, the company said today at its annual shareholders meeting.
March 27, 2015
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.
March 10, 2015
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.
February 9, 2015
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
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
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.
January 29, 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.
January 2, 2015
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
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
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 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.
August 8, 2014
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 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).