Environment News Archive 2007

Review the full list of news releases on PG&E’s environmental leadership.

Putting Energy Efficiency First

PG&E Seeks to Upgrade SmartMeter™ Technology to Enhance Customer, Operational Benefits, December 12, 2007

The Healing Power of Green Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Kaiser Permanente Collaborate on Major Energy Efficiency Project, October 29, 2007

PG&E Gives Away 1 Million Energy Efficient Light Bulbs, October 3, 2007

PG&E's Energy Efficiency Programs Receive National Honor, October 1, 2007

PG&E's Customers, California to Benefit From CPUC Energy Efficiency Incentive Mechanism Decision, September 20, 2007

PG&E Joins The Green Grid, August 7, 2007

PG&E Joins Google and Intel in Alliance to Promote Energy Efficient Computing, June 13, 2007

PG&E Collaborates with IBM to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Utility's California Data Centers by 80 Percent, May 10, 2007

Twelve PG&E Customers Win Flex Your Power Awards for Excellence in Energy Efficiency, May 7, 2007

PG&E Announces First of its Kind Incentive for New Energy Efficient Data Storage Technology, April 13, 2007

PG&E Recognizes 365 Main for Data Center Energy Reduction Programs, March 14, 2007

PG&E Partners with City and County of San Francisco on $11.5 Million Energy Watch Program, February 6, 2007

PG&E Leading Coalition Of U.S. Utilities To Capture Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Data Centers, February 6, 2007

Clean Energy Solutions

PG&E Receives Approval for 585.5 MW of Renewable Power, December 21, 2007

PG&E and Finavera Renewables Announce Nation's First Commercial Wave Energy Power Purchase Agreement, December 18, 2007

PG&E Launches the Nation’s First Solar-Powered Billboard, December 3, 2007

PG&E to Acquire Ownership of Colusa Generating Station, November 15, 2007

PG&E and Ausra Announce 177 Megawatt Solar Thermal Power Agreement, November 5, 2007

PG&E Signs Agreement with enXco for 150 MW of Renewable Wind Energy, October 29, 2007

PG&E Commits to Double Its Solar Thermal Power Purchases During Clinton Global Initiative, September 27, 2007

PG&E Donates Solar Systems to San Francisco's Project Open Hand, September 13, 2007

PG&E Receives Approval for Cow Power, August 24, 2007

PG&E Helps to Clean Port of Oakland with Breakthrough LNG Cold Ironing Technology, August 22, 2007

PG&E Awards $1.9 Million Solar Rebate to AC Transit, August 2, 2007

PG&E Receives Green Light For Environmentally Sensitive Design at New Gateway Generating Station, August 2, 2007

PG&E Signs Agreement With Solel for 553 Megawatts of Solar Power, July 25, 2007

PG&E Adds 85 Megawatts of Renewable Wind Energy to its Power Mix, July 23, 2007

San Francisco Giants and PG&E Cut Ribbon On AT&T Park Solar Energy Installation, June 29, 2007

PG&E Adds Utility-Scale Solar Projects to Its Power Mix, June 27, 2007

PG&E, San Francisco and Golden Gate Energy Combine Efforts to Explore Tidal Power Options in SF Bay, June 19, 2007

PG&E Adds More Geothermal Energy to Renewable Energy Mix, May 10, 2007

Giants and PG&E Bring Solar Power To AT&T Park, March 21, 2007

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Helps Power California Ag Day with Biogas Made From Dairy Cow Manure, March 20, 2007

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Increases Renewable Energy Resources For Its Customers, March 19, 2007

PG&E Seeks to Increase Renewable Energy Resources for Its Customers, March 13, 2007

PG&E To Study Wave Power In Humboldt & Mendocino, February 28, 2007

PG&E and BioEnergy Solutions Sign Agreement for Renewable Natural Gas, February 12, 2007

PG&E Awards $1.25 Million Incentive For The Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel's Fuel Cell Electric Power Plant, February 1, 2007

PG&E and The San Francisco LGBT Community Center "Rays The Roof" with a New Solar Installation, January 29, 2007

PG&E Breaks Ground On Gateway Generating Station In Antioch, January 24, 2007

PG&E Corporation CEO Outlines Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy Solutions and Address Global Warming: Company Earns NRDC Honors for Environmental Performance and Leadership, January 17, 2007

PG&E Delivers New Renewable Wind Power to its Customers, January 10, 2007

PG&E Energizes Governors 2007 Inaugural "Green Dream" Celebration With Cow, Soy And Sun Power, January 4, 2007

Fighting Climate Change

PG&E Joins The Climate Registry, December 13, 2007

Rocklin Becomes the First ClimateSmart™ City, November 15, 2007

PG&E Corporation Statement on Introduction of America's Climate Security Act of 2007, October 18, 2007 (PDF, 20 KB)

PG&E Launches ClimateSmart™, a First-of-its-Kind Voluntary Climate Protection Program, June 28, 2007

PG&E Announces ClimateSmart External Advisory Group, May 3, 2007

Statement From PG&E On CPUC Gas Emissions Performance Standard Decision, January 26, 2007

Statement from Peter A. Darbee, Chairman, CEO, and President, PG&E Corporation on the Feinstein-Carper Bill to Reduce Global Warming Emissions, January 17, 2007

PG&E Corporation CEO Outlines Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy Solutions and Address Global Warming: Company Earns NRDC Honors for Environmental Performance and Leadership, January 17, 2007

Statement From PG&E On Governor Schwarzenegger's Proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard, January 9, 2007

Greening Vehicles

PG&E Congratulates Mineta San Jose Airport on National Natural Gas Vehicle Achievement Award

PG&E and Tesla Motors Co-Pilot Vehicle-to-Grid Research, September 12, 2007

PG&E Participates in Hybrid Truck Pilot Program, August 8, 2007

PG&E Teams With Google to Demonstrate Vehicle-to-Grid Technology at the Company's Mountain View Campus, June 19, 2007

PG&E Recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Port of Oakland Clean Vehicle Partnership, April 16, 2007

PG&E Energizes Silicon Valley With Vehicle-to-Grid Technology, April 9, 2007

PG&E Expands Green Fleet With Phoenix Motorcars' All-Electric Sport Utility Trucks, February 27, 2007

PG&E Helps Port Of Oakland Clean Up Diesel Emissions With Natural Gas Fueling Station And Clean Truck Partnership, February 5, 2007

Promoting Stewardship

PG&E Partners With 'Save The Bay' To Help Restore Wetland Habitats, September 6, 2007

PG&E Joins Audubon California's Landowner Stewardship Program, June 5, 2007

Supporting Communities

PG&E Donates $1 Million, 2 Natural Gas Cars to Support UC Merced Engineering Students, November 28, 2007

PG&E Helps Green the California Governor and First Lady's Conference an Women, October 23, 2007

PG&E Donates $1.2 Million in Solar Installations to Habitat for Humanity International, September 20, 2007

PG&E Donates Solar Systems to San Francisco's Project Open Hand, September 13, 2007

PG&E Partners With 'Save The Bay' To Help Restore Wetland Habitats, September 6, 2007

PG&E Honored as One of the Bay Area's Top Corporate Philanthropists, July 31, 2007

PG&E Supports Santa Clara University Solar Decathletes in Competition to Construct a Functional Solar House, July 18, 2007

PG&E and the California State Parks Foundation Team Up for Earth Day Restoration Work on April 21, April 16, 2007

PG&E Awards $200,000 in 2006 'Solar Schools Bright Ideas' Grants, January 10, 2007

Earning Recognition

PG&E Named Environmental Business of the Year by the Planning and Conservation League, January 11, 2008

PG&E Named One of Ten Best Corporate Citizens Among Utilities by Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine, November 5, 2007

PG&E Recognizes Employees for Extraordinary Community Service, October 30, 2007

PG&E Honors Employees For Environmental Leadership, October 25, 2007

PG&E's Energy Efficiency Programs Receive National Honor, October 1, 2007

PG&E Ranks #1 in the Nation Among Energy and Utility Companies on Informationweek 500, September 26, 2007

PG&E Honored by the Solar Electric Power Association, September 25, 2007

PG&E wins the 2007 Brilliant Utility Award, September 17, 2007

Twelve PG&E Customers Win Flex Your Power Awards for Excellence in Energy Efficiency, May 7, 2007

PG&E Environmental Policy Expert Receives 2007 U.S. EPA Climate Protection Award, May 2, 2007

PG&E Recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Port of Oakland Clean Vehicle Partnership, April 16, 2007

PG&E Corporation CEO Outlines Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy Solutions and Address Global Warming: Company Earns NRDC Honors for Environmental Performance and Leadership, January 17, 2007