June 22, 2017
PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council today (June 22) announced the seventh annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy building designs. The competition is open for entries from students and professionals worldwide now through Jan. 30, 2018.
June 7, 2017
California has set ambitious energy goals for all new homes to be built to a zero net energy (ZNE) standard by 2020. These homes are designed from the start to be super energy efficient and offset the energy they do consume through onsite renewable energy generation such as rooftop solar.
May 31, 2017
Jackie Pfannenstiel, who in 1987 became PG&E’s first female corporate officer and paved the way for other women to become leaders in the energy industry, has died. She played a key role in helping shape California policy that led to far greater energy conservation.
May 23, 2017
As the largest facility of its kind in Santa Maria, Good Samaritan Shelter is used to lending a helping hand to those in need. But recently, the shelter was on the receiving end of assistance that could help it financially for years to come.
April 25, 2017
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.
April 6, 2017
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.
February 14, 2017
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
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
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.
January 5, 2017
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.
January 4, 2017
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
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
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.
November 23, 2016
At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.
October 31, 2016
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.