Technology


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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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October 13, 2016

As Early-Season Storms Approach, PG&E Urges Customers to Stay Safe and Be Prepared

As the first storm of the season moves toward Northern and Central California packing rain and gusty winds, PG&E was hard at work preparing for the storm.

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October 5, 2016

PG&E’s Vision for Clean Energy Displayed at VERGE 2016

The four-day VERGE 2016 conference in Santa Clara provided the perfect forum for PG&E to showcase its Step Up Power Down program, plug-in hybrid vehicles and discuss how the company is serving as a model in reducing carbon emissions.

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August 23, 2016

Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps North Coast to Enhance Customer Safety

Eureka residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

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July 21, 2016

Cisco Saves Big with Energy Efficiency Projects

Cisco is one of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley. The company, which provides network and data center solutions and services, also uses a lot of energy. Enter PG&E, which collaborated with the company on some big-time energy savings.

July 21, 2016

PG&E Completes Natural Gas Pipeline Upgrade in Gridley

PG&E has finished constructing a natural gas transmission line and is resurfacing portions of Highway 99 and other roads starting this week in Gridley in Butte County.

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July 19, 2016

VIDEO: Innovation Helps PG&E Upgrade East Bay Power Lines More Safely and Efficiently

PG&E routinely uses helicopters to upgrade power lines and steel towers throughout its service area to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system and to help meet growing demand for energy. As this video shows, the PG&E crew on one such project also used a new, innovative work method to complete the job more safely and efficiently than ever before.

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July 14, 2016

With PG&E’s Help, Supermarket Reduces Energy Waste, Improves Customer Shopping Experience

The Save Mart grocery store in this San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisles of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food. While shoppers appreciate a roomy grocery store with a wide selection of products, many may not realize the tremendous amount of energy necessary to power those stores. Enter PG&E, which has not only helped the grocery store save money but also improved the shopping experience.

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July 6, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Tests Drones, New Safety Tool for Inspections of Remote Infrastructure

PG&E has the largest hydroelectric system of any investor-owned utility in America. And inspecting that 500-mile system can be a time-consuming job that requires workers to deal with treacherous terrain and reach hard-to-access locations. But as this video shows, there’s a new tool that promises to make the job safer and more efficient.

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