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  • Needy can get help paying PG&E bills

    August 19, 2010Community Action Marin is offering financial assistance of up to $400 for low-income residents struggling to pay Pacific Gas and Electric and propane bills.The program is part of the Low ... Source: Contra Costa Times
  • PG&E grant will keep 211 going

    August 16, 2010By adding $25,000 more to its initial $20,000, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. recently underwrote 211 San Luis Obispo County services through June. Overseen by the United Way of ... Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • PG&E Executive Takes a Cold Hard Look at Global Warming

    August 15, 2010Peter A. Darbee, a utility executive who is ultimately responsible for keeping the lights on for 15 million people, has a message some may not want to hear: "Climate change ... Source: Sunpluggers
  • California PUC approves five renewable power contracts for 415 MW

    August 12, 2010The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved five renewable power contracts signed by Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison totaling 415 MW. The largest was a 25-year ... Source: Platts Commodity News
  • 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
  • What's Wasting Energy in Your Home?

    August 4, 2010When the Peck family moved to the Central Valley from the South, one thing they say they were ready for was the triple digit heat. What they didn't prepare ... Source: KMPH Fox 26
  • Grant will provide energy retrofits for Chico homes

    August 3, 2010A grant of almost $400,000 from Pacific Gas and Electric will allow the retrofit of at least 100 Chico households with energy-saving measures, with the effort employing the help of ... Source: Chico Enterprise Record
  • California Businesses Get 0% Financing for Efficiency Improvements

    August 2, 2010There's some good news for business owners in California. PG&E one of the country's largest natural gas and electric utilities has allocated $20 million for On-Bill Financing (OBF) loans to ... Source: Ecoprenuerist
  • California utility to buy 159MW solar and biomass power

    August 2, 2010The California Public Utilities Commission gave the go-ahead last week for the utility's 25-year power purchase agreement to buy power from the 150MW Rice Solar Energy facility in Rice, California. ... Source: BrighterEnergy
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