The intention of this three-day workshop is to develop the energy auditing skills of individuals associated with small-and medium-sized (under 500 kW) commercial facilities. At their Stockton Training Center, from July 26-28, PG&E will provide an overview of building technologies with an emphasis on distinguishing older, inefficient equipment from newer efficient systems. In-class exercises and a…
Ranked third in the country, PG&E led California as the top-placed utility in the state for energy efficiency. In the ranking, PG&E also placed third in each main category, quantitative savings and spending performance; program diversity and emerging areas; and savings targets, business models and evaluation, capturing 75 percent of the total 50 available points….
Five California cities that participated in PG&E’s behavioral energy efficiency program, Step Up and Power Down, have surpassed their energy savings goals. For the 18 month program, PG&E partnered with San Francisco, San Jose, Redwood City, San Carlos, and Woodland to reduce energy usage in over 1,200 businesses and 3,100 households. Click here to read…
The HERO Program Study Draft Final Reports, which PG&E, SDG&E, SCE, and SCG contracted with Cadmus to complete, is now posted to the CPUC’s EE Public Document Area for download at the following site:
Joint IOU Webinar 9/7: Data Reporting and Communication on Utility-Local Government Partnership Projects
PG&E, SCE, SCG and SDG&E will jointly host a statewide webinar to review improvements to semi-annual data reporting and communication related to Local Government Partnership activities supporting the California Long Term Energy
A publication reviewing findings on commercial building zero net energy retrofits is now available; excerpts from the forward by PG&E Commercial Buildings Principal Peter Turnbull is below:
SolarCity and PG&E have announced a collaborative demonstration to see how the coordinated use of solar smart inverters and behind the meter energy storage could provide enhanced benefits to the grid.
The document ZNE Evaluation Methodologies: Phase 1 – Draft Report, which PG&E contracted with TRC to complete, is now posted to the CPUC’s EE
PG&E has announced plans to award $1 million to support local climate change resilience planning. Two grants of $100,000 will be awarded per year for five years beginning in 2017. Read more about his exciting announcement at PG&E Currents. Grant proposals
As shared by PG&E in its post, 7 Questions to Ask Your Building Owner When Considering a Green Lease: Rent, length of lease agreement, upfront investment, build-out allowances and property
The below is a special request and opportunity to participate in a survey to inform the Energy Data Access Committee (EDAC) of local government energy data experiences:
The Better Buildings Challenge recently shared an update on the progress of its partners in their achievement of energy savings (including $1.3 billion saved nationally), and also announced several new accelerators. PG&E is jumping on board with the new Clean Energy in Low Income Communities Accelerator. Learn more in the press release, excerpted below: As…
PG&E has shared a new Advice Letter updating the information on their High Opportunity Program or Project (HOPP) Pay for Performance program. You can read the letter in
The second meeting (Stage 2) of the Public Sector Subcommittee of the Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee (EECC, or CAEECC) took place May 2nd. The Stage 2 meeting
The following announces the Public Sector Subcommittee meeting of the California Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee (CAEECC), which provides a means for stakeholder