April 24, 2017
PG&E was named No. 1 among gas and electric providers and No. 22 overall in the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens according to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine. This is the third straight year PG&E has earned distinction on the list and marks an improvement from last year’s overall ranking of 39th place.
April 11, 2017
In support of Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for all customers to make water conservation a new way of life, even as he declared the official end to the current drought, PG&E is announcing new water management tools for agricultural customers.
April 5, 2017
A high-tech robotic tool that adds more safety to a work process; a comprehensive map that details where fast chargers could most benefit California’s blooming electric vehicle market; and two of the first market-participating large-scale energy storage facilities providing energy and ancillary services in California energy markets. These are some of the direct results from advanced technology demonstration projects comprising the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program.
April 4, 2017
It came from outer space — to bring safety to your street. PG&E recently hosted a demonstration of new drone technology at its training facility in Livermore. In this video, a group of engineers test a methane gas sensor first developed to look for life on Mars. Soon it will have practical use here on Planet Earth.
March 16, 2017
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.
March 15, 2017
Novato residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews working in their neighborhoods this week as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable natural gas provider in the country.
March 14, 2017
In 2016, the average duration of power outages for a PG&E customer was 109 minutes. That was up slightly from 96 minutes in 2015, but still represented the second-lowest total in history and reflects a 35 percent improvement over the past decade.
February 16, 2017
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’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 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
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.
January 12, 2017
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
PG&E employees got an inside look at the grid of the future from colleagues who are bringing it to life every day.
December 8, 2016
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 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.