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Gigaton Awards Profile: PG&E

Gigaton Awards Profile: PG&E

[Editor's note: This profile is part of an ongoing series spotlighting some of the nominees for the Gigaton Awards , a two-year old recognition program from the Carbon War Room that honors companies for their efforts in measuring, reporting, managing and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The winner will be announced Saturday during the U.N climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa.] Pacific Gas and Electric Co. recently earned recognition for its efforts to boost the energy efficiency of its customers , spending nearly $410 million in 2009 on related programs. All told, these programs have avoided the release of more than 168 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In addition to topping a ranking of 50 of its peers for its energy efficiency investments, the Northern California-based utility has also drawn notice for its carbon footprint , whic...

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