Energy Savings


December 8, 2016

Take Control of Your Energy Bills this Winter with PG&E’s Energy Alerts

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

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 22, 2016

PG&E Encourages Customers to Go Green on Black Friday

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.

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November 21, 2016

Save Energy When Cooking Your Thanksgiving Feast

Making a delicious Thanksgiving meal for family and friends requires energy from you … but also from your appliances.

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.

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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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October 12, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on Low Carbon Microgrid with Humboldt County Tribe

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.

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October 6, 2016

VIDEO: Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report Details Progress on Safety, Clean Energy

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.

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October 5, 2016

Is Your Furnace Ready for Winter? PG&E Urges Customers to Prepare Gas Appliances Now

With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures cooling, PG&E is urging customers to test their heating system and gas appliances now before the first cold snap hits.

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September 1, 2016

PG&E Helps Schools Reduce Energy, Put Money Back into Classrooms

Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.

August 22, 2016

CARE-Eligible Customers Missing Big Savings

PG&E’s CARE program gives income-qualified households deep discounts on energy bills, but many customers aren’t taking advantage. These counties have the most eligible customers not enrolled.

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August 16, 2016

Office Workers Get Sweet Treats for Being Energy Efficient

Wrapped in perfect packages, sweet surprises are hitting hundreds of workstations at the 345 California St. building in San Francisco. Candy drops are happening at random to reward tenants for powering down workstations before clocking out.

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July 27, 2016

Retiring PG&E Employee Reflects on Career Helping Farms that Provide Californians with Bounty of Produce

Jose Rios picked produce in the fields as a teenager, so he knows firsthand the grueling life of a farmworker. As a PG&E employee, he has worked for years helping farmers with their needs and to be energy efficient. He was set to retire this year, but decided to wait just a bit for a very important reason.

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