Energy Efficiency


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April 25, 2017

PG&E Marketplace Launches One-Stop Shop for Energy-Efficient Products

PG&E Marketplace, an easy and user-friendly website for customers to find energy-saving appliances and consumer electronics, has been updated with a new user interface and design.

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April 6, 2017

PG&E and California Cities Surpass Energy-Saving Goals for Step Up and Power Down Initiative

Five cities participating in Step Up and Power Down surpassed their energy-saving goals. As this video shows, the initiative was built on the premise that small action can add up to a big impact for California’s sustainable future.

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February 14, 2017

Fresno County Dairy Benefits from PG&E Energy Efficiency Partnership

Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.

January 31, 2017

Art Rosenfeld, Remembering a Pioneer

PG&E’s Chief Sustainability Officer Melissa Lavinson remembers Art Rosenfeld, who had a pioneering career in which he would become known as the godfather of energy efficiency. Rosenfeld died Jan. 27.

January 27, 2017

Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal Reaches Next Milestone in State’s Review Process

As a joint proposal continues concerning the future of PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant continues to move the state’s review process, the company says it is looking forward to carefully reviewing and responding to written responses on the agreement submitted to the CPUC.

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January 5, 2017

Napa County: LED Streetlight Program Reaches Milestone

In Napa County, PG&E recently converted streetlights as part of its initiative to make nighttime lighting safer, more reliable and more energy-efficient. PG&E is beyond the halfway mark of its three-year program to equip 150,000 company-owned streetlights with the most efficient and reliable fixtures on the market today.

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January 4, 2017

PG&E, Staples Work Together to Bring Energy Efficiency to California Stores

When the Alliance to Save Energy recently honored business solutions provider Staples for being an industry leader in energy efficiency, the retailer thanked PG&E for its partnership, working with their 46 stores in Northern and Central California.

December 2, 2016

Zero Net Energy Building Designs Honored at PG&E-Sponsored Competition

PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) today (Dec. 2) announced the winners of the sixth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building design. The competition has awarded six student and professional winners with a total of $25,000 in prizes.

November 28, 2016

PG&E, SLO County, SLO Coastal Unified School District, Local Cities Reach Accord on Diablo Canyon Community Support Funding

A proposed settlement announced today would provide $85 million in support for the San Luis Obispo County community as part of a mutual goal to ensure a successful transition to a post-DCPP operations economy.

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November 23, 2016

PG&E Partners with Home Depot for Holiday Light Exchange

At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.

October 31, 2016

Free Kill-A-Watt Lending Program Helps Customers Save Energy

PG&E has made Kill-A-Watt toolkits available for checkout at the Lake County Library. Customers can borrow the devices, for free, and use them to measure how much energy household appliances consume.

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October 26, 2016

Businesses Empowered to Build an Energy Efficiency Movement

Sometimes all it takes is a rubber chicken to remind others of the importance of saving energy. Employees in the City of San Jose did just that recently when they participated in a campaign called “Power Down Unplucked.” As this video shows, the campaign is empowering customers to feel that they can make a difference when it comes to climate change.

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October 24, 2016

PG&E Tells Customers to Beware: Don’t be Spooked by Energy Savings Urban Legends

Urban legends, myths, folklore: call them what you want. This Halloween, PG&E is debunking energy savings urban legends by separating fact from fiction around five popular myths that just don’t add up.

October 21, 2016

Infographic: PG&E Performing Free Safety Inspections

Before the winter season, PG&E gas service technicians perform thousands of safety checks and pilot relights for customers. To book an inspection, call 800-743-5000.

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October 19, 2016

PG&E Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Holds Workshop on Energy Savings

On Tuesday, PG&E held a workshop at Bakersfield’s Mercado Latino that helped celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provided information to Spanish-speaking customers about energy savings and programs.

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