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April 16, 2015

What We Need to Do to Keep California Golden

As Chief Communications Officer Tim Fitzpatrick writes in this PG&E Perspectives, the company is on the forefront of innovation. Tony Earley, PG&E’s CEO and chairman, is a task force co-chair of the Bay Area Council’s 21st Century Infrastructure Initiative, and spoke about it this week.

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April 8, 2015

PG&E Meets Spring Break Request to School District Going Solar

The last step for a San Luis Obispo County school to go solar involved getting a new transformer. So when the school district asked PG&E to perform the work during the school’s spring break this week, the utility’s Division Leadership Team made it happen.

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March 27, 2015

PG&E Helps Marine Mammal Center Celebrate a Milestone, Save Energy with Solar

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito celebrated 40 years of education and rescuing sea animals on Thursday (March 26), and PG&E was on hand to acknowledge its partner.

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March 27, 2015

At Wall Street Journal Conference, CEO Earley Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ in Building the Utility of the Future

At a conference sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley said that utilities are focused on building a 21st-century infrastructure that not only maximizes the benefits of emerging energy technologies for customers, but also allows meaningful progress on environmental goals, fuels economic growth and ensures the continued safety, reliability and affordability of electricity and natural gas.

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March 25, 2015

PG&E Unveils Solar Education Program to Oakland High School Students

PG&E’s newest education program gives high school students the opportunity to build portable solar devices that will be delivered to provide energy to orphanages, schools and medical clinics in Kenya. These solar suitcases also are teaching young people about the principles of clean energy.

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March 25, 2015

VIDEO: With 150,000 Connections, PG&E Celebrates a Major Solar Milestone

PG&E leads the way in delivering some of the cleanest electric power in the country and has more solar customers than any other U.S. utility. As PG&E works to help build a cleaner and greener California, the company has reached a significant milestone: The connection of the 150,000th solar customer to the electric grid.

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February 25, 2015

PG&E Announces Solar-Humanitarian Project at We Day Event in San Jose

PG&E’s Helen Burt announced a solar-humanitarian program at We Day in San Jose today. Sponsored by PG&E, high school students will learn to build portable solar devices that will ultimately provide power in places like Kenya.

January 29, 2015

More Solar Blooms in California’s Desert

Tucked at the base of hills north of Highway 58, one of California’s newest sources of electricity stretches more than 1,400 acres and is powered entirely by the sun.

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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 2, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Environmental Stewardship, Clean Energy

Being good stewards of the environment is important to PG&E, whether it’s helping to protect birds from coming into contact with power lines to deepening its commitment to electric vehicles within its fleet.

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.

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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.

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October 29, 2014

Rocklin: Solar Drives Big Savings for Five Star Auto Care

Rooftop solar is thriving in PG&E’s service territory and PG&E is home to more solar customers than any other utility in the nation by far. Watch how Five Star Auto Care in Rocklin is driving big savings with rooftop solar.

August 6, 2014

PG&E Makes Progress Toward 33 Percent Renewables Goal

PG&E forecasts that it will supply about 27 percent of its 2014 electricity sales from renewable sources, according to a new report to the California Public Utilities Commission on the utility’s compliance with the state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS).

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July 24, 2014

PG&E Recognized by Ceres, Clean Edge for Clean Electricity, Energy Efficiency Success

PG&E is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today (July 24) by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge co-produced the report.

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