February 16, 2017
Building on the success of its Vaca-Dixon and Yerba Buena battery storage systems, PG&E recently deployed its third energy storage facility in Yuba County. Co-located with PG&E’s Browns Valley substation roughly 50 miles north of Sacramento, the new, 500 kW/2000 kWh battery storage system is PG&E’s first lithium-ion energy storage facility and features Tesla Powerpack technology.
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.
February 6, 2017
For more than 30 years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has thrilled visitors who marvel at the wonders of the ocean — playful sea otters, colorful fish and even sharks.In addition to its awe-inspiring sea life, its main message is that our very survival depends on healthy seas. As this video shows, that conservation includes the many ways the aquarium saves energy.
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 8, 2016
Residential customers have a new way to take control of their energy bills this winter. With PG&E’s Energy Alerts, customers can better manage their energy usage and budgets.
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 22, 2016
Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season and while not everyone is thinking about their energy use, a good bargain on the latest appliance or electronic this month can end up adding more to your electric bill next month and beyond.
November 21, 2016
Making a delicious Thanksgiving meal for family and friends requires energy from you … but also from your appliances.
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.
October 26, 2016
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.
October 24, 2016
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 19, 2016
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.
October 12, 2016
Sustainability is a guiding principle for the Blue Lake Rancheria, a Native American tribe located between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean in Humboldt County. As this video shows, PG&E is among the groups helping them in their quest to conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 6, 2016
PG&E has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s progress on strengthening public and workforce safety, combatting climate change, serving customers locally and enabling their energy choices, and promoting community and economic vitality, among many other areas.