Technology


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June 21, 2017

When It Comes to Innovation, EPRI Honors PG&E Rock Stars

Tasked with helping to keep PG&E at the cutting edge of an evolving energy industry, four employees rose to the challenge and earned nationwide honors for their efforts.

June 14, 2017

All Together Now: The Case for Teamwork in Tackling Our Energy Challenges

“We can’t do this alone” is a common refrain among those seeking to solve big problems. Addressing California’s energy and climate challenges is no different. Success will depend on engaging stakeholders, forging coalitions and enlisting partners.

June 14, 2017

How to Keep your Air Conditioner Healthy as Summer Heats Up

This week, temperatures are expected to heat up to 100 degrees or more in many parts of California including Sacramento, Bakersfield and Fresno. Get prepared by taking advantage of PG&E’s program to ensure your air conditioner is running smoothly, reducing energy costs.

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June 8, 2017

PG&E, BMW Pilot Successfully Demonstrates Electric Vehicles as an Effective Grid Resource

Newly released result of a PG&E pilot program with BMW successfully demonstrate PG&E’s theory that electric vehicles can be used as a flexible grid resource.

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May 30, 2017

Barry Anderson Appointed to State Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board

Barry Anderson, PG&E’s vice president of Electric Distribution, has been appointed to the California Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board.

May 22, 2017

Innovative App for PG&E Field Crews Earns InformationWeek IT Excellence Award

InformationWeek announced PG&E as the winner of the 2017 IT Excellence Award in the Data and Analytics category.

May 18, 2017

PG&E Projects Foretell Smarter Grid with Renewable Energy

In an ambitious application to the California Public Utilities Commission, PG&E requests approval for more than 40 new and innovative projects that will help meet the state’s energy goals and advance industry innovation.

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May 16, 2017

Oakland: PG&E Gas Crews Testing More Efficient, Faster Way to Reach Underground Pipes

PG&E is testing new “keyhole” technology that uses special tools and is less invasive when replacing service tee caps — underground pipe pieces that link together other pipes. The new method enhances safety and is more efficient and environmentally friendly because it eliminates larger digs and restoration.

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May 4, 2017

PG&E Brings European Safe Digging Technology to the United States

PG&E recently tested a new system developed in Europe and designed to help utilities across the globe improve the safety of their digging.

May 2, 2017

PG&E Corporation Reports First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

PG&E Corporation’s first-quarter 2017 net income after dividends on preferred stock (also called “income available for common shareholders”) was $576 million or $1.13 per share, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

April 24, 2017

PG&E Named No. 1 Energy Provider among 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 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

Drought or Not, PG&E Assists Farmers with New Water Management Technology

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

PG&E Technology Demonstrations Help Pave the Way for a Smarter Energy Infrastructure

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.

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April 4, 2017

VIDEO: From Outer Space to Planet Earth, PG&E Tests Drone Technology to Improve Gas Safety

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.

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March 16, 2017

Building a Better Electric Grid, for a Better California

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.

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