PG&E CEO Pete Darbee speaks out on energy efficiency, solar power and nuclear. He likes them all.
Utility executives are most concerned about neighborhoods with many electric cars maxing out local circuits, says the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric.
Once you’ve got the basics (contrast, brightness, color, etc.) set, there are still dozens of adjustments on your TV. What do they mean, and what’s the right setting? I’m glad you asked.
Pacific Gas & Electric plans to shift its renewable energy strategy by investing directly in solar power plants and rooftop panels, a move that could firm up stalled solar projects.
Peak power is costly, so you are going to pay for it, says PG&E's CEO. Also, he analyzes wind power.
SolFocus is designing solar power plants that use mirrors and lenses to concentrate light onto high-efficiency solar panels.
Utility plans to build 500 megawatts worth of solar energy--enough to power 150,000 homes--by 2015 by putting solar-electric panels on rooftops in Northern and Central California.
Taking its cue from IT vendors, smart-grid start-up Tendril looks to speed up electricity grid modernization by allowing outsiders to create technology that will easily work with its products.
The financial crisis is making it hard to build massive solar-power plants in the U.S. desert, with once high-flier Ausra shifting its strategy to make smaller solar plants.