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California's Basement Bargains on Home Efficiency

California's Basement Bargains on Home Efficiency

After spending hundreds of millions of ratepayer dollars flooding the market with CFL light bulbs, California utilities are stepping up their efficiency game.

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Leslie Gets Weatherized–You Can Too!

Leslie Gets Weatherized–You Can Too!

An Associate Editor at Home Energy Magazine has her home weatherized for free via PG&E's CARE and Energy Partners Programs.

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Corporations Behaving Badly… and Well

Corporations Behaving Badly… and Well

There are those who, for selfish, near-term interests, work hard to obscure the truth and only pretend to be part of the solution. When it comes to products and information, buyer beware.

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Reporter's Notes: Battle Over Public Power

Reporter's Notes: Battle Over Public Power

Three months before the state election, Prop 16 has made headlines in every major state newspaper.

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Reporter's Notes: Getting Paid to Go Solar

Reporter's Notes: Getting Paid to Go Solar

To go solar or not to go solar? Homeowners looking to save money on their energy bills have a number of factor to consider.

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Reporter's Notes: Do We Need Nuclear?

Reporter's Notes: Do We Need Nuclear?

More people appear to be saying "yes" these days, even if grudgingly. The question is: Is it too late?

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Reporter's Notes: Smart Grid at Home

Reporter's Notes: Smart Grid at Home

I've never paid much attention to my electric meter. For most of us, it's just that box on the side of the house with a small white disk spinning inside, keeping track of our energy use. But over the next three years, all the meters for PG&E customers will be getting a major upgrade to a new, digital SmartMeter.

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