Renewables


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July 13, 2017

Tuolumne County: PG&E Donates Dead Trees for Burning Man Temple

Like a phoenix, once majestic Ponderosa pine trees, destroyed by drought and bark beetles, will soon find new life in The Temple at Burning Man. PG&E is donating the dead trees, that it has felled to protect power lines and public safety, for the annual event in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.

June 15, 2017

PG&E Senior Vice President, Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin to Retire

Ed Halpin, PG&E senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, will retire effective Dec. 31. The date provides the company with the appropriate time to ensure an effective transition period.

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May 19, 2017

PG&E’s Solar Choice Program Brings Clean Energy to Customers at Lower Cost

The cost for customers to participate in PG&E’s Solar Choice program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and nearly 50 percent for some business customers. PG&E continues to invest in the program with new solar infrastructure by renewable developers.

May 10, 2017

PG&E, Fire Safe Councils Join Forces to Combat Wildfire Risk

Drought and bark beetle infestation have killed more than 100 million trees in California, and U.S. Forest Service scientists expect elevated levels of tree mortality to continue into this year in some areas. That’s why PG&E is working with local Fire Safe Councils, providing nearly $2 million in project funding to reduce the threat of wildfires.

May 3, 2017

PG&E Hauling, Processing Dead Trees to Enhance Public Safety

In response to California’s ongoing tree mortality crisis and increased wildfire threat, PG&E is working with local communities and power generators to dispose of dead tree debris and turn it into renewable energy.

May 1, 2017

PG&E Opens Self-Generation Incentive Program Supporting Customer Energy Choices

PG&E announced the opening of the self-generation incentive program (SGIP) for 2017 through the end of 2019. During this timeframe, PG&E will administer more than $240 million in SGIP incentives to customers, offering financial incentives to help them install storage, renewables and other energy technologies.

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April 26, 2017

PG&E Calls for Proposals from Local Renewable Energy Developers for Clean Energy Program

PG&E has announced a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. The sites are for PG&E’s Regional Renewable Choice program, which will expand renewable energy access by enabling customers to work directly with developers of new renewable projects.

April 13, 2017

Drawing a Roadmap for the Brave New World of Electric Power

PG&E’s Steve Malnight recently served on a panel at the Renewables Rush Conference in San Francisco where California’s fast-changing energy economy was discussed.

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March 16, 2017

Nearly 70 Percent of PG&E’s Electric Power Mix Free of Greenhouse Gases

Nearly 70 percent of the electricity PG&E delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse gas-free resources. Says PG&E’s Geisha Williams: “We embrace our role as a leader in renewable energy, and we are full speed ahead in reaching our next targets.”

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March 16, 2017

Building a Better Electric Grid, for a Better California

In a new opinion column, CEO Geisha Williams explains that to unleash the full potential of the electric grid, PG&E and other companies need to continue making significant investments.

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March 1, 2017

Day of Firsts: Geisha Williams Becomes PG&E CEO

Calling it a humbling and exciting moment, Geisha Williams began her tenure as the top executive at PG&E Corporation, a milestone moment for the venerable energy company.

February 16, 2017

PG&E Corporation Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) full-year 2016 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $1,393 million or $2.78 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

February 9, 2017

PG&E Cuts Carbon Emissions with Clean Energy

In an ongoing effort to provide cleaner energy for customers, PG&E reduced the carbon emissions from its delivered electricity to one of its lowest levels on record.

January 30, 2017

Infographic: Who Leads the U.S. in Solar?

California leads the nation in solar capacity. Working together, we can integrate more solar energy into our overall power supply as we build a new energy ecosystem for…

January 27, 2017

Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal Reaches Next Milestone in State’s Review Process

As a joint proposal continues concerning the future of PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant continues to move the state’s review process, the company says it is looking forward to carefully reviewing and responding to written responses on the agreement submitted to the CPUC.

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