Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in northern and central California. PG&E customers have been national leaders in the application of energy efficiency technologies and techniques. During the last 30 years these efforts have helped keep per capita electricity consumption in California flat, while per capital energy consumption nationwide has increased steadily. Since the inception of PG&E's energy efficiency programs, customers have saved more than $22 billion on their energy bills and avoided the release of more than 135 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. PG&E has a long history of partnering with ENERGY STAR to promote energy efficiency products and new technologies.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 41,584,000 lbs.
Current Total: 8,165,181 lbs.
% to Goal: 20%

Questions about your Goal?

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Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 8,165,181
Dollars $669,596
kWh 4,482,531
BTUs 10,899,347,460

Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2007 – 2008]
# of Pledges 202,085
# of Bulbs 240,719
Energy Savings 67,882,758 kWh
Cost Savings $6,313,096
*Greenhouse Gas 98,454,071 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented