Technology


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February 16, 2017

PG&E Deploys Its First Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Facility featuring Tesla Powerpack Technology

Building on the success of its Vaca-Dixon and Yerba Buena battery storage systems, PG&E recently deployed its third energy storage facility in Yuba County. Co-located with PG&E’s Browns Valley substation roughly 50 miles north of Sacramento, the new, 500 kW/2000 kWh battery storage system is PG&E’s first lithium-ion energy storage facility and features Tesla Powerpack technology.

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).

January 31, 2017

PG&E Among First Energy Companies to Implement Earthquake Early Warning Technology

PG&E is working with private and publicly-funded technology technology developers to begin using earthquake early warning technology as part of its seismic response efforts. It’s just the latest example of the company’s dedication to a committed, proactive approach to emergency preparedness.

January 13, 2017

PG&E Installs Technology to Improve Electric Reliability in Los Molinos

The new, pole-mounted SCADA devices being installed will help improve electric reliability and benefit more than 4,000 homes, farms and businesses in the Los Molinos area about 25 miles northwest of Chico.

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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 8, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Technology Experts Finding Solutions for Global Climate Change

There’s no doubt a job in Silicon Valley is cool, but PG&E is increasingly attracting tech talent to help solve global climate change. Meet some of the employees applying tech skills at PG&E’s Applied Technology Services facility in San Ramon.

December 7, 2016

PG&E Installs Innovative Methane Detection Technology

PG&E has become the first energy company in the U.S. to pilot an innovative methane detection device developed for the Methane Detectors Challenge, a groundbreaking partnership between Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), oil and gas companies and distributors, U.S.-based technology developers, and other experts.

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November 29, 2016

PG&E Launches New Tools to Support Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northern and Central California

PG&E released a new report and interactive map to support and ease the installation of critical electric vehicle fast chargers in Northern and Central California. The goal is to help increase electric vehicle adoption and extend electric vehicle benefits across communities.

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November 18, 2016

PG&E Aerial Smoke Patrols Spot Dozens of California Wildfires in 2016

PG&E played a significant role in helping spot and report wildfires before they could become larger thanks to daily flights conducted over much of the energy company’s service area in the past four months.

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 2, 2016

VIDEO: Technology Helping PG&E Become Resilient to Climate Change to Better Serve Customers

The climate is changing, dramatically and rapidly. Resilience to climate change is important for PG&E and its customers. As this video shows, PG&E’s precipitation monitoring is getting a boost and that accurate data means being a better energy provider.

October 31, 2016

Free Kill-A-Watt Lending Program Helps Customers Save Energy

PG&E has made Kill-A-Watt toolkits available for checkout at the Lake County Library. Customers can borrow the devices, for free, and use them to measure how much energy household appliances consume.

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October 31, 2016

PG&E Calibration Team Ensures Tools Measure Up

Behind every measurement is a tool. And at PG&E, there are a lot of tools — an estimated 30,000 in all. Whether they’re on trucks or on tool belts, they help the company provide safe and reliable energy. As this video shows, a calibration team in San Ramon ensures the tools accurately measure what they’re supposed to measure.

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October 20, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E’s Commitment to Environment Includes Reducing Methane

Climate change is something every company in the United States and across the globe needs to be thinking about. PG&E is one of those companies doing just that. As this video shows, the energy company is taking the lead on using new technologies to reduce the release of methane into the environment.

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