Electric Vehicles

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.

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.

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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October 7, 2015

PG&E Stands with Lawmakers as Governor Signs Landmark Climate Change Legislation

The newly-signed Senate Bill 350 will have far-reaching implications on climate change and will further position California to lead the nation in clean energy. PG&E supported the new legislation that increases that state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard and doubles state energy efficiency targets.

September 12, 2015

PG&E Applauds Passage of Senate Bill 350; Important Next Step to Address Climate Change

PG&E today thanked the Governor and the legislative authors of Senate Bill 350 for their vision and commitment in ensuring that California continues to lead the nation in significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

August 25, 2015

PG&E Joins Napa Strong Event One Year after 6.0 Quake, Donates Emergency Response Truck

Local leaders, residents and business owners came together to reflect on the events of a year ago and to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the community in the wake of a natural disaster. The Napa earthquake lasted just 26 seconds, but caused damage that still remains today.

August 24, 2015

PG&E Donates Safety Vehicle to City of Napa One Year after Earthquake

During an event Monday, PG&E gave city officials the keys to an innovative, plug-in electric hybrid truck to use during emergency response. The truck features enough exportable power to power a small neighborhood and allows first responders to plug in equipment at the site of an emergency.

June 15, 2015

PG&E CEO Explains Why He is Charged Up about the Utility Industry

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.

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June 9, 2015

PG&E Leads Utility Industry’s Drive for More Electric Vehicles

California is aiming to have 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in 10 years—a key part of its sweeping efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions—and the state’s electric utilities have taken the pole position in the race to meet that goal, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley said today at the industry’s major convention in New Orleans.

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May 22, 2015

Earley Shares View of Future Grid at Bay Area Council Outlook Conference

Renewable power and electric transportation options are just two signs of how much the grid is changing, PG&E CEO and Chairman Tony Earley said at the Bay Area Council’s Outlook Conference this week. Tim Fitzpatrick, PG&E’s chief communications officer, writes about Tony’s remarks in his latest PG&E Perspectives.

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May 13, 2015

PG&E’s Tony Earley: Innovation, Integration and Collaboration Will Drive Sustainable Energy Future

At the 1776 Conference in Washington this week, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley spoke on how to successfully build the right kind energy future. It will take innovation, integration and collaboration, reports Tim Fitzpatrick, PG&E’s chief communications officer, in his latest PG&E Perspectives.

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