Solar Power


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August 16, 2017

PG&E Planning for Potential Effects of Solar Eclipse

​What’s big and round and blocks the sun? Yes, your patio umbrella counts. But we’re actually talking about the moon, which will hide the sun in August in a once-in-a-generation solar eclipse that could make things interesting for, well, power generation.

April 27, 2017

PG&E Grant Will Help Students Build More Than 100 Solar Suitcase Kits

A $400,000 PG&E grant will help high school students build more than 100 portable solar kits and provide a reliable power source to energy-scare regions of the world.

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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 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.

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…

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January 12, 2017

California’s Big Bright Renewable Future

Renewable energy is on the rise across America, and California is leading the way. In the latest opinion column on the state’s clean energy future, PG&E’s Geisha Williams explains how renewable energy is now a way of life in California and that PG&E is committed to ensuring that all customers have access to its benefits.

December 14, 2016

A Look into the Future: Employees Discuss Evolving Grid at Electric Technology Forum

PG&E employees got an inside look at the grid of the future from colleagues who are bringing it to life every day.

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December 13, 2016

San Jose Family Receives Keys to Energy-Efficient Home

Hermon Welde has never had her own bedroom. For several years, the 12-year-old girl’s parents and two younger brothers have been packed into a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. That changed last week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity, PG&E and other partners.

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December 9, 2016

PG&E Approaches Private Rooftop Solar Milestone

PG&E will soon reach a milestone of 2,409 megawatts of installed private rooftop solar capacity on the energy grid, representing more than 275,000 solar customers in Northern and Central California.

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November 22, 2016

Solar Powering California’s Clean Energy Revolution

From small rooftops to vast fields of sun-drenched panels, solar energy is playing a key role in California’s fight against global warming.

November 15, 2016

PG&E Leaders Take Part in National Distributed Energy Future Conference

PG&E leaders joined a large gathering of energy industry experts at the Presidio’s Golden Gate Club to discuss how best to build the grid of the future that integrates and unlocks the value of distributed energy resources, including solar, energy storage and electric vehicles.

Teacher Joyce Dibble with Solar Suitcase club students Sean Lindholm, Brandon Parrish, Matt Grossman and Max Glenn.
November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

November 4, 2016

PG&E Corporation Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s (NYSE: PCG) third-quarter 2016 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $388 million, or $0.77 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). GAAP earnings for the same period in 2015 were $307 million, or $0.63 per share.

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November 3, 2016

Students Going to Kenya, Part of PG&E Solar Suitcase Program

Amy Hua and Kyle Mondina will travel to Kenya in February with WE Charity to help deliver Solar Suitcases to communities in need. The trip, part of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program, is part of a service-learning partnership with We Share Solar.

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November 1, 2016

Two Students Surprised with Kenya Trip to Deliver Solar Suitcases

In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.

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