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  • Solvang Residents Get Smart with an Electrical Surge

    November 11, 2010A new kind of technology is coming to the Danish capital of America, and it’s going to change the way residents learn about their energy usage. The Pacific Gas and ... Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
  • PG&E exec: Why the smart utility must evolve

    November 3, 2010As the grid gets smarter, it also gets more demanding of utilities, who will have to work overtime to catch up, according to Kevin Dasso, senior director of transmission and ... Source: GreenBeat
  • Northern California Readies for Smart Meters

    October 15, 2010Out with the old, in with the new.Pacific Gas and Electric Company will roll out its new smart meters to Northern California customers beginning Nov. 1. The smart meters replace ... Source: Colusa Sun-Herald
  • Probe Finds Energy Meters Accurate, Service Lacking

    September 7, 2010A four-month investigation spurred by a surge in energy-bill complaints found new smart meters installed in Northern California by PG&E Corp. are accurately measuring energy use. But the probe found ... Source: Wall Street Journal
  • PG&E releases results of first SmartMeter tests

    August 10, 2010Last summer, PG&E installed another round of SmartMeters in Kern County. At the same time, a rate increase went into effect. Many people blamed their higher bills on the new ... Source: KGET TV-17
  • Killer App for E.V.'s: 30-Minute Recharges

    August 6, 2010Lately, there has been a greater focus on high-voltage quick chargers that could refill a car's battery in a half hour or less. Andrew Tang, senior director of customer care ... Source: New York Times
  • Silver Spring Networks, ClipperCreek to Participate in Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Pilot Program

    August 2, 2010Smart Grid solutions provider Silver Spring Networks and its partner ClipperCreek, Inc., a producer of plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, together are proactively testing solutions for smart charging of electric ... Source: TMCnet
  • EVs to Recharge Enterprise and PG&E Fleets

    July 27, 2010PG&E will take possession of two extended range electric (E-REV) fleet trucks later this year for testing and demonstration. The trucks were modified with the E-REV powertrain from ... Source: GreenBiz
  • Silver Spring and ClipperCreek Join PG&E and EPRI in Innovative Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Pilot

    July 27, 2010Electric vehicles, with their significant potential for gasoline savings and emissions reductions, have captured the interest of consumers. With EV adoption, however, comes increased electricity demand. Even low levels of ... Source: Business Wire
  • Smart grid technology can address climate change

    June 24, 2010Over the past 35 years, California's groundbreaking energy policies have saved ratepayers $56 billion and helped avoid the need to build dozens of fossil fuel power plants. We are now ... Source: SFGate
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