February 3, 2016
With the opening of a third electric distribution center, PG&E has completed a successful, multi-year project that has transformed how the company monitors and operates its electric grid.
January 29, 2016
As the Golden State prepares to host the golden anniversary of one of the most anticipated sporting events all year, PG&E is doing its part to ensure that residents and visitors celebrating Super Bowl 50 in the Bay Area have access to safe, reliable and clean energy.
January 21, 2016
The energy industry must continue to modernize its infrastructure to help customers save money, provide new levels of reliability and combat climate change by accommodating large-scale renewables, PG&E President Geisha Williams said this week.
January 6, 2016
Both rain and snow fell as several major storms hit California this week — and more is on the way. PG&E is prepared and has a plan to deal with the weather and reminds customers to also be prepared by knowing what to do in the event outages occur.
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 9, 2015
About one in five electric vehicles in the U.S. is within PG&E’s service area. The utility is encouraging the shift to EVs with the greening of its own fleet and supporting additional charging infrastructure. Supporting EVs is just another way PG&E is helping to improve the environment.
December 7, 2015
California has been on the forefront of developing a smart, resilient electric grid, but to deliver the low-carbon future that Californians want, the grid has to get even smarter. That was one of Tony Earley’s main messages this past weekend in Paris, where PG&E’s chairman and CEO is participating in a series of events surrounding the international climate talks.
December 4, 2015
PG&E has joined the voices in Paris from around the world discussing how to tackle climate change. In this Q&A, PG&E leader Melissa Lavinson talks about her experiences in Paris, which included a panel session this week on building the global clean energy economy.
November 18, 2015
To get a sense for why we feel so passionately about electric vehicles, I encourage you to read an opinion piece on the subject co-authored by PG&E’s Tony Earley and Jim Piro, the president of Portland General Electric.
November 6, 2015
PG&E has broken ground on its new Gas Operations Technical Training Center, a state-of-the-art facility, in the agricultural city of Winters. Said PG&E’s Nick Stavropoulos: “If we expect to be the safest, most reliable gas company in the country, we need the best workforce to accomplish that.”
November 4, 2015
PG&E’s Applied Technology Services lab is called the “golf ball” due to its unusual shape. Recently, the golf ball-shaped lab was the site of PG&E’s annual internal innovation event where every year some of the company’s brightest and most imaginative minds come together.
October 30, 2015
PG&E reported to the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection this week on its 2015 drought response efforts to help prevent wildfires.
October 27, 2015
New technologies that weren’t around the last time El Niño storms hit the state are helping PG&E be better prepared to respond where and when needed should heavy rain cause outages. For now, the utility’s in-house meteorology team is closely monitoring the changing weather.
October 15, 2015
During the recent wildfire in Calaveras County, a PG&E exportable power truck provided all the energy needed to power a church where residents took shelter. Today, the utility announced plans to invest a third of its annual fleet purchases in electric vehicles and plug-in-hybrid vehicles.
October 13, 2015
This month, PG&E put the finishing touches on a project eight years in the making — the modernization of its Mission Substation. These enhancements will improve reliability for customers while also lowering maintenance and operations costs.