August 25, 2015
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
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
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.
June 9, 2015
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.
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.