Electric Vehicles


July 20, 2016

Thinking Big: Geisha Williams on How the Evolving Grid Is Poised to Combat Climate Change

In the 1960s, America had the Right Stuff, aiming to land on the moon early in the decade and achieving it by decades’ end. We still do, says Geisha Williams, president, PG&E Electric, in the current issue of Electric Perspectives, a bi-monthly magazine published by the Edison Electric Institute.

July 12, 2016

PG&E Launches Distributed Energy Resource Projects in San Jose

Up to 150 residential customers and up to 20 commercial customers in San Jose will receive solar smart inverters and/or behind-the-meter batter storage systems.

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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.

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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 19, 2016

Four Keys to Making Electric Vehicles an Easier Sell

Gov. Jerry Brown would like us to have 1.5 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road within 10 years We’ve got a ways to go. But from our perspective at PG&E, not only can we do it, we must do it, PG&E’s Tony Earley recently said.

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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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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.

November 24, 2015

PG&E Joins Climate Talks in Paris to Represent California’s Leadership in Clean Energy Innovation

Tony Earley, PG&E chairman and CEO, will be among three company leaders attending international climate talks in Paris beginning next week. They will represent California’s success in clean energy.

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November 19, 2015

San Francisco International Auto Show Is a Thanksgiving-Time Tradition

In the San Francisco Bay Area, Thanksgiving time means feasting with family and holiday shopping in Union Square. But there’s another must-do tradition: the San Francisco International Auto Show at the Moscone Center.

November 18, 2015

Two Utility CEOs on Importance of Electric Vehicles, Potential Impact on Climate Goals

To get a sense for why we feel so passionately about electric vehicles, I encourage you to read an opinion piece on the subject co-authored by PG&E’s Tony Earley and Jim Piro, the president of Portland General Electric.

October 22, 2015

Building a Better California

We are creating a “plug and play” capacity that will allow customers to connect their own equipment to the grid, from rooftop solar panels to storage batteries and intelligent thermostats. For example, we are proposing to install thousands of electric vehicle charging stations across the length and breadth of our 70,000-square-mile service area.

October 16, 2015

For CEO Earley, a Cross-State Push for Electric Vehicles and Building the Utility of the Future

PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley traveled up and down California on Thursday (Oct. 15) to talk about the role that utilities will play in ushering in a cleaner energy future, both by increasing the supply of renewable sources and supporting a greener transportation system.

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October 15, 2015

PG&E to Step Up the Addition of Electric Vehicles to its Fleet

During the recent wildfire in Calaveras County, a PG&E exportable power truck provided all the energy needed to power a church where residents took shelter. Today, the utility announced plans to invest a third of its annual fleet purchases in electric vehicles and plug-in-hybrid vehicles.

October 15, 2015

Bringing the Electric Vehicle Back to the Future

PG&E already has one of the largest EV fleets in the U.S., and we’ve pledged to invest more than $100 million over the next five years to make it even greener – while leading a national initiative encouraging other utilities to follow suit.

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