Energy Savings


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November 20, 2014

City Receives $10K Energy Efficiency Rebate from PG&E

Energy efficient improvements under way at the Water Resource Recovery Facility are starting to pay off for the City of San Luis Obispo.

November 17, 2014

PG&E Can Help You Save Money This Winter with a Home Upgrade

With cold weather just around the corner, there’s never been a better time for customers to consider multiple energy-saving improvements, like upgrading their heating system, insulating their attic and sealing air leaks.That’s because besides saving money on heating bills and improving their comfort this winter, customers can take advantage of energy efficiency rebates of up to $6,500* from PG&E through the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Program.

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November 5, 2014

Have Your Furnace Inspected, Gas Pilot Relit for Free

With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures beginning to cool, it’s time to have your furnace inspected and to turn on your pilot lights. Simply calling 1-800-PGE-5000 will help families be safer and warmer this winter.

October 29, 2014

Stop Vampire Appliances from Taking a Bite Out of Your Budget

As Halloween nears, PG&E’s Tim Fitzpatrick reminds customers to be aware of vampire appliances, electronic devices like televisions and game consoles that continue drawing power even when you think you’ve turned them off.

September 19, 2014

Proposed Commercial Air Conditioning Standards Would Save Businesses Billions

PG&E supports a U.S. Department of Energy proposal for new efficiency standards that would cut commercial rooftop air conditioner energy use by about 30 percent, saving businesses billions of dollars.

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September 16, 2014

Gas Stations Get a Hand with Energy-Saving Lighting Upgrades

A longtime gas distributor upgraded the lighting at its Northern California service stations and warehouses. The result was dramatic, saving the company $68,000 a year in energy costs. Perhaps even more surprising was how much the company paid for the lighting and labor. Exactly nothing, thanks to PG&E’s special financing for energy-saving projects.

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July 24, 2014

PG&E Recognized by Ceres, Clean Edge for Clean Electricity, Energy Efficiency Success

PG&E is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today (July 24) by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge co-produced the report.

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July 22, 2014

PG&E’s Energy-Saving Programs Help Fight California’s Drought

As California struggles to cope with one of the worst droughts in recorded history, PG&E’s energy efficiency programs are helping to save vast amounts of water as well as energy, sparing the state’s environment along with customer wallets.

July 3, 2014

PG&E Energy Savings Program Makes for Cool Customers

Some families in warmest areas can’t always afford home improvements designed to save energy and turn to the Energy Savings Assistance program for help.

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July 1, 2014

PG&E Provides Low-cost and No-cost Summer Energy Saving Tips

From ceiling fans to weather stripping, homeowners can take simple steps to keep energy usage in check as this video story shows.

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May 21, 2014

With PG&E Employee’s Help, Cities Vie for $5 Million Energy Efficiency Prize

U.S. cities are competing for a chance to win a $5 million energy efficiency contest.
Will Davis win the prize? Or will it be Danville, Berkeley, Fremont or Sunnyvale? Those are the cities in PG&E’s service area that are part of a Georgetown University contest.

May 14, 2014

PG&E Home Energy Reports Stimulate Big Customer Savings

PG&E customers who get Home Energy Reports saved 81.3 gigawatts hours of electricity and 2.77 million therms of gas in 2013, reports Jonathan Marshall in his Next100 blog.

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May 1, 2014

PG&E Collaborates on UC Davis Campus Home That’s the Ultimate in Energy Savings

A zero-net-energy house on the UC Davis campus uses less than half the energy of a typical house of the same size. In fact, the house, sponsored by Honda and PG&E, generates more energy than it uses and is three times more water efficient, too.

April 23, 2014

Nation’s Energy Leaders Discuss Energy-Efficient Future

Energy, utility and government agencies from across the nation shared ideas on the future of energy efficiency at an event in San Francisco.

April 22, 2014

Cañada College Celebrates New Solar Project

Community college will use the state’s Prop. 39 funding to add solar installation in the effort to become more energy efficient.

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