Tag: PG&E

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

California Governor Has Plan to Keep Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Open

August 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a plan that would keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant open into 2035, a decade beyond the facility’s current closure date. The proposal, which in part includes giving plant owner Pacific Gas & […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

PG&E proposes 6.4 GWh battery energy storage plan to California regulators

January 25, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

California’s Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is proposing to add nearly 1,600 MW/6,400 MWh of battery energy storage across nine projects in the state. The energy storage projects would come online between 2023 and 2026, coinciding with the expected retirements […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Intel, PGE and Avangrid work together to advance new 138-MW Daybreak Solar facility

February 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Portland General Electric today announced that Intel has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation enables PGE to enter into a 15- year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., to purchase the energy from a new […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, State

Why PG&E’s Customers May See Even More Blackouts This Year

May 6, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric may need to rely even more heavily on forced blackouts this year, to prevent its grid from starting more deadly wildfires like the ones that drove it into bankruptcy. PG&E’s wildfire mitigation work is […]

News and Policies, State

PG&E Gets $470 Million Tax Deduction For Fire Settlements

January 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

As bankrupt utility PG&E settles its fire liabilities, are taxes involved? You bet. A new regulatory filing says that PG&E’s $1.68 billion settlement agreement with California over wildfires could save the utility $470 million in taxes. Nearly all the wildfire […]

News and Policies, State

PG&E Reportedly Nears $1.7 Billion California Wildfires Settlement

November 19, 2019

Via: Forbes

Topline: As it continues to struggle with bankruptcy and public backlash over its role in sparking California wildfires, the embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Company is reportedly nearing a $1.7 billion settlement with state regulators for starting wildfires in 2017, […]

News and Policies, State

Is PG&E’s planned power outages a strategy for the future?

October 23, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As widely reported by numerous media outlets, California’s largest power utility, Pacific Gas and Electric which is known as PG&E, cut electricity to parts of an estimated 22 to 35 California counties, including parts greater San Francisco region between October […]

News and Policies, State

PG&E Shutoff: Up To 800,000 Californians Could Lose Power This Week

October 9, 2019

Via: Forbes

Topline: In an effort to prevent wildfires, California’s top electricity provider will shut off service for up to 800,000 residents, the largest intentional outage undertaken by the company. The company, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is proactively cutting off service […]

News and Policies, State

Gas Under Threat? California Regulators Target PG&E Natural Gas Plants With Energy Storage

December 20, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

California has already postponed and even canceled plans to build new natural-gas-fired power plants in favor of distributed energy. But it hasn’t proposed to replace an existing power plant with them — until now. Early this month, the California Public […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Psychology Researchers Develop App to Cut Electricity Consumption in California

July 13, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Greenely and Stanford University are launching the Greenely Go mobile application in California after a year of development in a unique collaboration aiming to demonstrate how effectively a newly developed behavioral algorithm can help decrease electricity usage in California. The […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company – PG&E Becomes First U.S. Utility to Earn Certification For Supplier Quality Assurance

April 14, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced that Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, an internationally-known independent management systems assurance firm, has certified the company’s Supplier Quality Assurance Department’s quality management system to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 standard. PG&E […]