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PG&E Recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) ranked fourth among the nation’s utilities for corporate responsibility on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens” list. The magazine ranked the utility 38th among all national companies on its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. In addition, PG&E ranked among the top five utilities in the nation for […]

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Nuclear Export System Major Disadvantage to U.S. Companies

The U.S. nuclear export control system is a major competitive disadvantage to U.S. energy companies and manufacturers as they compete with companies in nuclear supplier nations including France, Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Russian Federation. That is according to a recent report produced by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LP, one of the […]

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The Future of Energy: Predictions From 1968 (Part 2)

Last week, Part 1 of predictions on the energy industry from the 1968 entitled Toward the Year 2018: A Dozen Eminent Leaders in Science and Technology Look 50 Years Into the Future appeared in this space. The chapter on energy was written by Charles A. Scarlott, editor of publications for the Solar Energy Society, an […]

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The Future of Energy: Predictions From 1968

Clearing out shelves of old books in preparation for moving, I came across a book from 1968 entitled Toward the Year 2018: A Dozen Eminent Leaders in Science and Technology Look 50 Years Into the Future. Interestingly, there was a chapter on energy penned by Charles A. Scarlott, editor of publications for the Solar Energy […]

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California Utilities Striving To Comply With Highest Renewable Portfolio Standards

In the continental U.S., California has mandated the highest Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) at 33% by 2020. Only Hawaii’s 40% by 2030 is higher among all states, with Alaska setting a non-mandated goal of 50% by 2025. The RPS requires a percent of energy sales (MWh) or installed capacity (MW) to come from renewable sources: […]

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DiversityInc, Black Enterprise Magazine Rank PG&E as One of America’s Best Companies for Diversity

For the fourth year in a row, DiversityInc has recognized Pacific Gas and Electric Company for its strong diversity practices. PG&E was ranked the top regional utility and number seven in Supplier Diversity nationwide. In addition, Black Enterprise Magazine recognized PG&E as one of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” for the eighth straight year. […]