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  • Abengoa Solar plans California plant

    October 26, 2009Power company Abengoa Solar’s Colorado-based U.S. division said Monday it will build a 250-megawatt solar thermal power plant in California and sell the electricity to Pacific Gas & Electric Co., ... Source: Denver Business Journal
  • PG&E warms to solar, signs contracts for 500 MW

    October 26, 2009Pacific Gas & Electric has signed contracts to buy 500 megawatts-worth of power from two solar companies, NextEra Energy Resources and Abengoa Solar. The former will depend on huge parabolic ... Source: VentureBeat
  • Clusters of plug-in cars will tax local power grids

    October 20, 2009If plug-in electric cars become popular in your neighborhood, you may face an electricity supply crunch when it comes to charging. There have been a number of studies measuring whether ... Source: CNET News
  • California Utility Taps Arizona Solar Project

    October 16, 2009Pacific Gas and Electric, the big California utility, asked regulators on Thursday to approve the purchase of electricity from an Arizona solar power plant. The request came days after Gov. ... Source: The New York Times
  • PG&E, Energy Capital's NextLight Sign 290-MW Solar Power Deal

    October 15, 2009SAN FRANCISCO -(Dow Jones)- PG&E Corp.'s (PCG) utility unit said Thursday it has signed a power purchase agreement with a unit of private-equity firm Energy Capital Partners to buy 290 ... Source: Dow Jones Newswires
  • PG&E to pass out $409 million in rebates to 3 million customers; those who get a rebate can expect an average of $34

    October 15, 2009There's good news for 3 million PG&E electric customers: They will get a rebate averaging $34 on their November/December bill. On Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission approved a refund of ... Source: San Jose Mercury News
  • Clearing skies follow messy storm

    October 14, 2009It wasn't nearly as bad as the winter storm in early 2008, which knocked out power to 2 million PG&E customers across the state. Even so, for a one-day storm, ... Source: The Press Democrat
  • Winter heating bills expected to dip, PG&E says

    October 8, 2009As mornings grow colder with the onset of fall, home heating bills should stay relatively stable, according to the latest forecast from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. Source: The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Bird protection on the fly

    October 6, 2009WOODBRIDGE - Sandhill cranes lodging here this winter may find the area more accommodating thanks to hundreds of plastic "bird diverters" hung from power lines. Source: The Stockton Record
  • Heating bills should drop this winter

    October 6, 2009As the cold winds of a stormy economy blow across the Bay Area, there may be one consolation for residents: the area's major utility says heating bills will likely drop ... Source: San Mateo County Times
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