PG&E Customers

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November 25, 2014

VIDEO: Make Decorating with Holiday Lights Safe, Efficient and Fun

PG&E reminds customers that while holiday lighting truly adds to the season, it can also significantly increase the potential for fire risk, injury and electric shock if the proper precautions aren’t followed while decorating. Here are some tips to have a safe, energy-efficient holiday.

November 25, 2014

Five Safety Tips for Thanksgiving from PG&E

PG&E offers some safety tips to help customers stay safe and warm over the winter holidays.

November 24, 2014

PG&E Upgrading Electric System in Lake Wildwood Community

PG&E is upgrading electric equipment to improve reliability for customers in Nevada County. The upgrades are under way throughout the Lake Wildwood community and will benefit about 3,400 customers in the area.

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November 23, 2014

PG&E Employees During the Holidays: We’re Here for Our Customers

On Thanksgiving, PG&E workers like gas service rep Doug Johnson and Kevin Schaffer, a grid control center supervisor, will be on duty. Holidays are important, they say, but customers are important, too. “PG&E is a 365-day operation and someone needs to be here to make sure it works,” says Kevin Waden, a gas transportation scheduler.

November 21, 2014

Vegetation Management Team Gets Personal with Local Customers

When staffers on PG&E’s Vegetation Management team in Fresno wanted to talk to residents about upcoming work, they thought hosting a picnic might be a innovative approach. Residents like Carlos Poblano agree. “I think it’s a much better way of doing business,” he said.

November 19, 2014

Solar: Good for PG&E, Our Customers and California

In PG&E’s service territory — from Bakersfield to Eureka — the company is connecting about 3,500 new solar installations a month. And PG&E has more than 140,000 solar customers, more than any other utility in the country. As Tim Fitzpatrick writes in his PG&E Perspectives, that’s good for PG&E, our customers and California.

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 14, 2014

By Recycling Old Refrigerators and Buying Energy Efficient Ones, PG&E Customers Can Save Money, Energy

Like unwanted house guests who overstay their welcome, old refrigerators can get in the way and drain your resources. Fortunately, they are easy to get rid of, thanks to a special PG&E program that offers customers a $50 rebate to retire their aging refrigerator responsibly

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November 13, 2014

Checking Up on Solar Savings at Stockton Health Clinic

Pediatric Associates of Stockton, a local health provider, went solar with PG&E’s help to benefit the environment and to save money. Here is their story.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Supports Literacy Through ‘Bikes for Books’ Contribution at Shearer Elementary

PG&E representatives presented a $2,500 charitable contribution to support Shearer Elementary School’s annual “Bikes for Books” event on Friday (Nov. 7). PG&E’s contribution will promote literacy through the purchase of books for the school’s student body ages five through 12. More than 600 teachers, families and students attended the event.

November 7, 2014

PG&E Hosts Post-Harvest Workshop for Agricultural Customers

Approximately 25 customers attended a PG&E-sponsored post-harvest agricultural workshop to learn about PG&E programs, rebates, incentives, contracts and products that can help them save water, energy and money as drought conditions persist.

November 5, 2014

PG&E Helps SLO County Businesses Prepare for Disasters

When Mother Nature strikes, will your business be ready? That was the focus today (Nov. 5) of an emergency preparedness workshop for San Luis Obispo County businesses hosted by the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce and sponsored in part by PG&E.

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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.

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October 31, 2014

New Electric Control Center Will Enhance Central Valley Reliability

The new electric distribution control center will help improve electric reliability and will be followed by two others slated to open in Concord and Rocklin by next year. Together, the centers will help PG&E manage more than 140,000 miles of electric distribution lines serving nearly 16 million Californians.

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October 30, 2014

How PG&E is Using Demand Management to Make Smarter Use of the Grid

Demand response programs offer customers incentives to alter their demand at special times. With pilots in Yuba City, Jackson, Tracy and Fresno, PG&E is experimenting with sophisticated technologies to deliver peak demand reductions on a targeted local basis, rather than system-wide.

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