PG&E Customers

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January 29, 2015

PG&E Plans to Offer Customers a Community Solar Choice in 2015

PG&E has received permission from state regulators to offer electric customers a new clean energy program that will provide up to 100 percent solar power for a modest cost premium each month.

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January 14, 2015

PG&E Supports Northern California Cities in $5 Million Georgetown Energy Efficiency Competition

PG&E will provide technical support and up to $20,000 in funding for each of five cities within its service territory named as semifinalists in the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a nationwide energy efficiency competition for small- to mid-sized communities.

January 13, 2015

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes in Marysville

PG&E began work this week to modernize the natural gas distribution system in Marysville as part of its ongoing efforts to create the safest, most reliable gas system in the nation. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the nearly $2.7 million in upgrades through April.

January 12, 2015

PG&E Will Plant Trees on Behalf of Customers Who Switch to Paperless Billing

PG&E is partnering with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to plant a new tree in the Los Padres National Forest on behalf of every customer who enrolls in paperless billing through Feb. 26.

January 5, 2015

How PG&E and BMW Plan to Make “Smart Charging” Even Smarter

Charging an electric vehicle (EV) costs the equivalent of a dollar per gallon of gasoline, if you do it overnight on PG&E’s EV rate plan. Now, as Jonathan Marshall writes in his NEXT100 blog, PG&E and automaker BMW are partnering to see if they can bring the cost of charging down even further, while making the electric grid even cleaner.

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January 5, 2015

PG&E, BMW Partner on Pilot Project to Extract Grid Benefits from Electric Vehicles

PG&E and automaker BMW are teaming up to test the ability of electric vehicle batteries to provide valuable services to the electric grid. If successful, the pilot program could pave the way for significant utility payments that could stimulate further customer purchases of electric vehicles.

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January 2, 2015

Cal Students, PG&E Partner to Help Businesses with Energy Efficiency

Students worked with small- and medium-size businesses to find out how PG&E can better assist these customers in becoming more energy efficient.

December 31, 2014

PG&E Continues Responding to Outages Caused by Wind Storm

As a powerful wind storm concludes its sweep of Northern California, PG&E crews continue working around the clock to safely restore service to customers and repair damage to the utility’s electrical equipment.

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December 30, 2014

Year in Review: PG&E Helps with Affordability, Energy Efficiency

From new rebates and incentives to partnerships with cities to install energy-efficient street lights, PG&E helped business and residential customers become more energy efficient.

December 30, 2014

PG&E Implementing Plans for Pending Wind Storm

With a major wind storm now heading toward Northern and Central California, PG&E is reminding customers that power outages may occur this week due to high winds and…

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December 29, 2014

Year in Review: PG&E’s Efforts Ensure Service Reliability for Customers

Here’s a look back at some of the ways that PG&E kept its gas and electric service reliable for customers in 2014.

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December 26, 2014

Year in Review: Safety at Center of Everything PG&E Does

PG&E’s commitment to safety begins with its 23,000 employees who provide safe energy throughout the company’s 70,000-square-mile service area. And safety was abundantly on display in 2014 — from PG&E’s response to the Napa earthquake to removing downed power lines in the December winter storm.

December 19, 2014

PG&E Urges Santa to Go Electric This Holiday Season

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today sent a message to the North Pole, suggesting that Santa give his reindeer a break and electrify his sleigh this year.

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December 19, 2014

VIDEO: Epic Storm Now History, Customers Thankful for PG&E Restoration Crews

During last week’s major storms, PG&E customer Lisa Sullivan and her three daughters showed up with cookies to thank restoration crews at their base camp in Scotts Valley.

December 18, 2014

How Smart Meters Can Make You a Smarter Energy Consumer

A PG&E pilot project is helping customers learn about the energy consumption of individual appliances in their homes. As Jonathan Marshall writes in his NEXT100 blog, an inefficient refrigerator can consume $60 more energy than a newer model.

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