May 22, 2015
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.
May 13, 2015
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.
April 29, 2015
Today, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced an Executive Order establishing the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target in North America. The new goal aims to reduce emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. PG&E applauds the Governor’s leadership in setting this new goal. PG&E believes it is bold, and with the right structures in place, attainable.
April 16, 2015
As Chief Communications Officer Tim Fitzpatrick writes in this PG&E Perspectives, the company is on the forefront of innovation. Tony Earley, PG&E’s CEO and chairman, is a task force co-chair of the Bay Area Council’s 21st Century Infrastructure Initiative, and spoke about it this week.
March 19, 2015
In this PG&E Perspectives, Chief Communications Officer Tim Fitzpatrick writes about a keynote speech given today by PG&E President Chris Johns about the Grid of Things.”PG&E is very excited about what the future holds for the people we serve,” Fitzpatrick says.
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 5, 2015
Charging an electric vehicle (EV) costs the equivalent of a dollar per gallon of gasoline, if you do it overnight on PG&E’s EV rate plan. Now, as Jonathan Marshall writes in his NEXT100 blog, PG&E and automaker BMW are partnering to see if they can bring the cost of charging down even further, while making the electric grid even cleaner.
January 5, 2015
PG&E and automaker BMW are teaming up to test the ability of electric vehicle batteries to provide valuable services to the electric grid. If successful, the pilot program could pave the way for significant utility payments that could stimulate further customer purchases of electric vehicles.
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 19, 2014
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today sent a message to the North Pole, suggesting that Santa give his reindeer a break and electrify his sleigh this year.
December 16, 2014
In an address to the Detroit Economic Club, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley laid out a vision of an environmentally cleaner, economically stronger and more energy-independent America. One of the most important keys to such improvements, he said, is the broader electrification of the transportation sector.
November 24, 2014
PG&E’s booth at the San Francisco International Auto Show features electric and other alternative-fuel vehicles used by the company. PG&E also is sponsoring an electric vehicle test drive today and Tuesday outside the show.
November 21, 2014
Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman and CEO, and Jim Piro, CEO and president of Portland General Electric, write about the multiple benefits of electrifying utility fleets. This commentary originally appeared on The Hill’s Congress Blog.
November 18, 2014
During a White House event today (Nov. 18), U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Counselor to the President John Podesta, PG&E Corporation Chairman and CEO Tony Earley and Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn announced two electric power industry initiatives to further commercialize electric transportation technologies.
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.