Clean Energy


June 28, 2016

PG&E Calls State Lands Commission Vote ‘Critical First Step’ for Historic Clean Energy Plan

The State Lands Commission’s vote to approve a lease extension necessary to run the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) to 2025 was a critical first step toward realizing the historic clean energy plan jointly proposed by PG&E, labor and leading environmental organizations, PG&E said.

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June 21, 2016

In Step with California’s Evolving Energy Policy, PG&E, Labor and Environmental Groups Announce Proposal to Increase Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Storage while Phasing Out Nuclear Power

Reflecting California’s changing energy landscape, PG&E today announced a Joint Proposal with labor and leading environmental organizations that would increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage beyond current state mandates while phasing out PG&E’s production of nuclear power in California by 2025.

June 9, 2016

PG&E Sponsors Zero Net Energy Design Competition

PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council announced the sixth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.

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June 8, 2016

Newsweek Ranks PG&E as Nation’s Greenest Energy Provider

In one of the most recognized global measures of corporate environmental performance, PG&E has been ranked as the nation’s greenest energy company by Newsweek. PG&E placed first among electric and natural gas utilities, and No. 15 overall, in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings of the 500-largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

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June 2, 2016

Energy Companies an Indispensable Ally in Combatting Climate Change, Earley Tells World Energy Ministers

In the urgent battle against climate change, nations around the world can make the greatest progress, at the quickest speed, by enlisting energy companies in the struggle. That was the message PG&E’s Tony Earley delivered to a global audience of energy policymakers for the Clean Energy Ministerial.

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June 1, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Helps Lead Effort Toward Clean Energy Building Solutions

A tour of the Zero Net Energy home display at PG&E’s Energy Training Center in Stockton provides an inside look at how the company is leading the effort to reduce the state’s carbon emissions and encouraging building that supports smart energy use.

June 1, 2016

Paris Comes to San Francisco: PG&E, World Energy Ministers Follow up on Historic UN Climate Summit

PG&E leaders to take part in Clean Energy Ministerial, a global summit in San Francisco this week. The meeting brings together energy ministers from 25 nations, business leaders, industry experts and more to deliver on pledges made after last year’s historic Paris gathering.

May 23, 2016

PG&E Corporation Raises Common Stock Dividend, Highlights Progress at Annual Shareholder Meeting

PG&E Corporation today announced that it is raising its quarterly common stock dividend to 49 cents per share, an increase of 3.5 cents per share, beginning with dividends for the second quarter of 2016.

April 22, 2016

PG&E Named No. 2 Utility Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2016

PG&E has again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

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April 19, 2016

For PG&E’s Hydro Power, Every Drop Counts

Every drop counts as California faces a critical water shortage. The work of PG&E hydrographers is vital as they travel to designated courses in the high Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascades to measure precious water supply in snowpack to prepare for hot summer months ahead. In this video, see the results from a recent survey in Lassen County.

April 13, 2016

Adapting the Utility Business Model to a Clean-Energy Future

PG&E’s Pat Hogan, senior vice president of electric transmission and distribution, talked recently about how the shift to renewables is affecting the traditional utility business model at The California Renewables Rush conference.

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April 11, 2016

PG&E Commits $1 Million to Solar-Powered Habitat for Humanity Homes

Funding from PG&E will provide rooftop solar for nearly 100 homes in 17 Habitat for Humanity locations in Northern and Central California, part of of the company’s ongoing commitment to the Solar Habitat Program. The announcement coincides with the second annual Brown Bag Build in Redwood City.

March 3, 2016

Solar Rebates Provide Millions for Public Safety

Three new solar projects are expected to save Madera County millions annually and have qualified the county for rebates under the California Solar Initiative.

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February 25, 2016

PG&E, Environmental Leaders Support ‘Yes On Measure AA for a Clean and Healthy Bay’

As part of its commitment to public safety, the environment and serving the community, PG&E Corporation made a $250,000 shareholder-funded commitment to the People for a Clean and Healthy Bay Coalition. The donation happened at the largest tidal wetland restoration project on the West Coast.

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February 25, 2016

PG&E Achieves Major Renewable Energy Milestone

California and PG&E continue to set the pace as national leaders in clean energy and greenhouse gas reductions. PG&E, one of the cleanest utilities in the nation, has announced that the renewable energy it delivers to its customers has reached nearly 30 percent.

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