Clean Energy


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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February 10, 2016

PG&E Celebrates the Year of the Monkey with More Clean Energy Options for Diverse Communities

Gung Hey Fat Choy! PG&E will participate in several Lunar New Year celebrations, where it will provide diverse communities with information on the company’s energy efficiency programs and its newly launched Solar Choice program.

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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.

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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.

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