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Smart Meters: PG&E Plans to Give Customers a Choice — at a Cost

Amid health concerns over smart meters, which can wirelessly transmit household energy-usage data to utilities and customers, California’s largest utility has proposed a plan that would allow homeowners to opt for regular meters…

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PG&E’s Stock Price Wobbles After the Gas Pipeline Disaster

PG&E gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif.

PG&E shares plunged $4.03 on Friday to $44.21 one day after the blast. Investors continued taking profits on Monday, but the stock then recovered to close up a nickel. Still, the ultimate impact will depend on the investigation’s results.

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PG&E’s Stock Price Wobbles After the Gas Pipeline Disaster originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 13 Sep 2010 17:15:00.

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California’s Latest Revolt: Against Smart Electric Meters

Installation of a PG&E smart meter.

Despite promises of environmental benefits and lower costs to consumers, smart meters are running into stiff resistance in some areas where you’d least expect it. Among the concerns: More electromagnetic radiation and loss of privacy.

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California’s Latest Revolt: Against Smart Electric Meters originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 19 Jul 2010 09:00:00.

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PG&E Finances $100 Million in Residential Solar Installations

PG&E Corp. and SunRun will finance 3,500 new solar home installations

Want to go solar, but can’t afford the purchase and installation? A California power company is funding $100 million of solar electric systems for 3,500 homeowners in Colorado, Massachusetts, California, Arizona and New Jersey.

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PG&E Finances $100 Million in Residential Solar Installations originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 21 Jun 2010 15:45:00.

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