Electric Vehicles


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December 5, 2016

Sustainability Advisory Council Urges PG&E to Think Big, Bold

The time for climate change leadership and bringing the benefits of clean energy to everyone is now. That was the message delivered by the company’s panel of external advisors on sustainability as the group engaged with PG&E leaders on issues ranging from climate resilience to clean energy, advancing electric vehicle adoption and spurring job creation and energy equity.

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November 29, 2016

PG&E Launches New Tools to Support Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northern and Central California

PG&E released a new report and interactive map to support and ease the installation of critical electric vehicle fast chargers in Northern and Central California. The goal is to help increase electric vehicle adoption and extend electric vehicle benefits across communities.

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November 17, 2016

A Jump-start for Clean Transportation

Hordes of new electric vehicle owners will quickly find themselves asking a question today’s drivers have come to dread: Where can I plug in? Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer. Across most of Northern and Central California, where EV adoption dramatically outpaces the rest of the nation, the network of public charging stations lags far behind.

November 15, 2016

PG&E Leaders Take Part in National Distributed Energy Future Conference

PG&E leaders joined a large gathering of energy industry experts at the Presidio’s Golden Gate Club to discuss how best to build the grid of the future that integrates and unlocks the value of distributed energy resources, including solar, energy storage and electric vehicles.

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November 14, 2016

PG&E, BMW Partner on Next Phase of Pilot Studying Advanced Electric Vehicle Charging

PG&E and automaker BMW announced the second phase of the BMW ChargeForward program to test the ability of electric vehicles to support the electric grid and integrate renewable energy through smart charging.

November 3, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on White House Electric Vehicle Initiative

The Department of Transportation has designated 48 major traffic corridors that will be part of a national electric vehicle charging network. PG&E is included on the list of companies committed to the White House’s initiative to build out this network.

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October 5, 2016

PG&E’s Vision for Clean Energy Displayed at VERGE 2016

The four-day VERGE 2016 conference in Santa Clara provided the perfect forum for PG&E to showcase its Step Up Power Down program, plug-in hybrid vehicles and discuss how the company is serving as a model in reducing carbon emissions.

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September 12, 2016

Get Behind the Wheel of an EV during National Drive Electric Week

If you’ve considered trading in your gas-guzzler for a low-maintenance, cleaner model vehicle, but you’ve never been behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, PG&E has you covered.

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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