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PG&E Customers Will Reap the Wind at Shiloh IV in Solano County | PG&E Currents

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By Jonathan Marshall

Now that fall has officially arrived, Mother Nature will once again start favoring wind energy over solar. So the timing was excellent for today’s dedication ceremony for the Shiloh IV Wind Project in Solano County. This 102.5 megawatt facility will begin delivering clean, renewable energy to PG&E in December—enough to serve the needs of about 40,000 average homes.

Volunteerism and Community Support | 2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

PG&E employees spent 32,585 hours in 2011 volunteering in the communities in which they live and work
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Volunteerism and Community Support

Whether enriching the lives of seniors, walking to raise money for cancer patients, repairing trails at state parks or mentoring young students, our employees continue to give back to the communities where they live and work.

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Winthrop-University Hospital Provides Funding For Innovative New Solar Power Roof On Port Washington Public Library Through CBS Ecomedia’s EcoAd Advertising Program

Financial Support from Winthrop-University Hospital Advertising on CBS Television and Radio Will Help Reduce Energy Costs, Cut CO2 Emissions and Educate Public on Renewable Energy
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(3BL Media) Port Washington, NY - September 27, 2012 - Community members, library lovers and clean energy supporters celebrated the completed installation of a first-of-its-kind integrated thin film solar power system as part of the Port Washington Public Library’s new SBS Roofing system.  The thin film solar cells are adhered to the library roof’s cap sheet layer and the Port Washington Public Library is the only building in Nassau and Suffolk counties to generate power this way.  The solar system will generate an average of over 42,000 kWh of electricity per year and cut carbon dioxide em

Miami Tower Adds Dramatic Twist to the City Skyline with New LED Exterior Lighting

LaSalle Investment Management, Jones Lang LaSalle, Philips Color Kinetics and LED Source partner to reduce lighting related energy use by 92%, saving $260,000 annually and 1.2 million pounds of CO2
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(3BL Media) September 26, 2012 - Miami Tower, an iconic symbol of the city, makes a dramatic new statement in the downtown skyline with the recent adoption of a state-of-the-art exterior LED lighting system. The advanced LED system will reduce related lighting energy usage by 92 percent, save tenants and the building’s owner more than $260,000 per year in energy and related operating costs, and reduce CO2 emissions by more than 1.2 million pounds.

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2012 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2012 in Washington, D.C. Lisa Jackson, U.S. EPA; National Football League; Puget Sound Energy; Wisconsin Public Service Community Foundation receive national honors
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(3BL Media) Washington, DC - September 24, 2012 - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) recognized three organizations and one individual today for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year.

Chairman and CEO Tony Earley discusses PG&E’s back to basics focus on providing safe, reliable and affordable energy.

PG&E 2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report http://3bl.me/brqq3k
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PG&E’s customer promise reflects the heart of our basic business: delivering safe, reliable and affordable gas and electric operations to 15 million Californians. Every day, we pursue this promise with an eye toward rebuilding customer trust and building a better PG&E for the long term. At its core, this means moving forward in a way that creates a stable, durable and long-lasting company—one that is able to support the sustainability of our customers, our employees and the environment.

New Caring for Climate Web Portal to Advance Business Role in Climate Change

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(3BL Media) New York - September 24, 2012 – A new web-based platform was launched today to advance business efforts on climate change and enhance the private sector’s contribution to the global climate change agenda. The new website will provide a repository for business and stakeholders to access information related to Caring for Climate, a corporate climate leadership initiative launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2007.

GE's Corporate Citizenship Focuses on Sustainability Efforts That Benefit People, Planet, Economy

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(3BL Media) September 24, 2012 - GE focuses its citizenship efforts on creating solutions to some of the world’s toughest global challenges. Launched today, www.gecitizenship.com  aims to illuminate the Company’s widespread citizenship efforts throughout its businesses and around the globe with a focus on People, Planet and Economy.

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