Energy Savings

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November 23, 2015

PG&E’s Roy Gillham, Thankful to Serve Customers in Ukiah

Customer Relationship Manager Roy Gillham went from taking care of worms to taking care of PG&E customers in the North Coast. The dedicated father of three appears in one the PG&E’s local television commercials.

Holding an oversized check are PG&E's Eric Daniels, Soledad Mayor Fred Ledesma, PG&E's Rob Morse and members of the Soledad City Council. (Photos by Mayra Tostado.)
November 16, 2015

City of Soledad Saves Big with Energy Efficiency

This month, the City of Soledad received a rebate check for more than $31,000 from PG&E for energy-efficient improvements at its wastewater treament plant. In all, the improvements could save the city more than $48,000 a year.

November 9, 2015

Food Bank to Save $10,000 Annually through Energy Efficiency and PG&E Rebates

The North State Food Bank will save thousands each year after making lighting and refrigeration upgrades — money that will go back into providing more services to local residents in need.

October 12, 2015

Seven Tips for a Balanced Energy Diet

With summer sticking around, here are seven key tips from PG&E to keep bills manageable and to help families stay on budget.

October 12, 2015

Thousands of Energy Customers Could Receive More Than 30 Percent in Energy Savings through PG&E CARE Program

Currently, more than 1.4 million income-eligible customers throughout Northern and Central California are enrolled in CARE. However, an estimated 14 percent of eligible customers are not signed up for the program and are missing out on significant energy savings.

October 8, 2015

Smart Grid Delivering Improved Reliability, More Use of Renewables, PG&E Reports Says

PG&E continues to make strong progress in adopting technology that improves the safety, reliability and resiliency of the power grid while giving customers new options for managing their energy and saving money.

October 8, 2015

Don’t Buy More Energy

As crazy as it sounds, we’re happy when customers use less energy. In fact, we’ll bend over backwards to help you do it.

October 6, 2015

PG&E Launches New Demand Response Pilot Program

PG&E today (Oct. 6) launched a Request for Offers for the first phase of its Demand Response Auction Mechanism pilot program.

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September 24, 2015

When Energy Savings Hit Your Eye like a Big Pizza Pie, That’s Amore

In San Ramon this week, PG&E’s Food Service Technology Center hosted a pizza party to showcase the food industry’s newest pizza ovens. As this video shows, the event also was an opportunity to demonstrate to restaurant owners the many ways the center helps commercial kitchens save energy and money.

September 24, 2015

PG&E Celebrates 200 Businesses Stepping Up and Powering Down

Since launching “Step Up and Power Down” in June, more than 200 San Francisco and San Jose businesses have taken PG&E’s pledge to do just that. Step Up and Power Down is an initiative built on the premise that small actions can add up to big impacts to reduce energy waste.

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September 10, 2015

10,000 PG&E Customers Save Energy and Money Through Home Upgrade Program

More than 10,000 customers have completed the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade program across its service area and received more than $27 million in incentives to help offset the cost of energy efficiency upgrades.

September 10, 2015

Can We Have Too Much of a Good Thing?

With renewable sources of energy increasing, we’re actually seeing an overabundance of electricity. The question is how do we find affordable ways to store that energy? That’s the topic of PG&E Corp. Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley’s latest editorial on California’s clean energy future.

August 28, 2015

What’s the Cleanest Energy? (You’ll be Surprised)

If someone asked you to name the cleanest type of energy on the planet, what would you pick? Nuclear? Solar? Wind? Hydropower? Thermal power from beneath the ground? Actually, the answer is none of the above.

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August 18, 2015

PG&E Partnership Improves School Lighting and Provides Job Training

Students returning to North Valley schools are coming back to classrooms with better lighting and improved learning environments. It’s all part of a collaboration that is providing on-the-job training to young adults and making schools more energy efficient.

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August 18, 2015

PG&E Calls for Proposals from Local Solar Developers for New Community Solar Program in 2016

PG&E’s new Community Solar Choice program will expand solar access to residential and commercial customers. It’s part of the utility’s ongoing commitment to support the growth of solar and will help customers reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their electricity usage.

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