February 3, 2016
PG&E has launched PG&E’s Solar Choice program, extending the option for 100 percent solar power to customers who are not planning to install rooftop solar panels.
December 30, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, Currents looks back at some of the PG&E stories we’ve covered over the year — from the massive response to major wildfires to calling attention to safe digging practices at the New York Stock Exchange.
December 15, 2015
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) must do more to ensure that rooftop solar can continue to grow as a clean energy resource for Californians for years to come, PG&E said today (Dec. 15).
December 14, 2015
What do you do if you’re one of PG&E’s 200,000 solar customers and you’re worried about protecting your rooftop panels during El Niño weather this winter, including high wind, hail and heavy rain? PG&E’s Tim Fitzpatrick explains.
December 5, 2015
All of PG&E’s operations service centers — nearly 100 facilities in Northern and Central California — will be 100 percent powered by solar energy through the utility’s Solar Choice program. The announcement is in support of “Action Day,” connected to the global climate talks in Paris.
December 2, 2015
As solar adoption increases, it’s more important than ever for customers to know the right things to ask and research when considering solar. PG&E offers four tips to help customers get started.
November 6, 2015
The utility coined the term the Grid of Things for how it is connecting millions of customers and their devices to the grid to create new value and new services to meet their energy needs. It will serve as the platform for integrating and optimizing all of the new energy technologies California’s future will require.
November 5, 2015
More than 400 energy industry leaders gathered this week in oil-rich Kern County to discuss everything from solar and wind energy to natural gas and nuclear energy. PG&E’s Tom Jones spoke about Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
October 16, 2015
PG&E has released its 2015 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, outlining its progress in safety, community involvement, environmental performance and customer energy solutions, among other measures.
October 13, 2015
PG&E has connected 200,000 solar customers, accounting for one in every four rooftop solar households in America. And PG&E is among the fastest in the nation at connecting solar customers to the grid with an average of a five day turnaround.
October 7, 2015
The newly-signed Senate Bill 350 will have far-reaching implications on climate change and will further position California to lead the nation in clean energy. PG&E supported the new legislation that increases that state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard and doubles state energy efficiency targets.
September 16, 2015
The Northern and Central California SunShot Alliance today (Sept. 16) announced plans to construct and interconnect rooftop solar systems in one day or less, an unprecedented goal given the industry’s current average of 30 days.
September 12, 2015
PG&E today thanked the Governor and the legislative authors of Senate Bill 350 for their vision and commitment in ensuring that California continues to lead the nation in significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
August 21, 2015
Tony Earley writes about how PG&E is working to help support solar customers by reducing the time it takes to process an application to helping customers who struggle to afford the cost of solar.