Official Clean Energy Partner of Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, PG&E Helps Bay Area Prepare for Waves of Fans Arriving for the Big Game
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is proud to be the official
Clean Energy Partner of the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee powering Super
Bowl City, the fan village that will welcome hundreds of thousands of
football fans to the Bay Area in advance of the big game.
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PG&E is proud to be the official Clean Energy Partner of the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee powering Super Bowl City (Photo: Business Wire)
Bowl City will run from Jan. 30 through Feb. 7. PG&E’s San Francisco
headquarters, located at the corner of Market and Beale streets, will
welcome fans to the free-to-the-public event.
PG&E delivers some of the cleanest energy in the nation to nearly 16
million people in Northern and Central California. More than 55 percent
of the energy PG&E delivers comes from sources that emit no greenhouse
gases. By the year 2020, PG&E expects that number will grow to
approximately 65 percent.
In 2015, PG&E announced a significant milestone of connecting 200,000
solar customers to its electric grid. With more solar than any other
utility in the country, PG&E connects a new solar customer to its
electric grid approximately every 11 minutes.
In advance of the game, PG&E is working with the Super Bowl 50 Host
Committee, the National Football League and myriad law-enforcement and
other agencies in San Francisco and the South Bay to ensure a safe and
enjoyable experience for those traveling from out of town as well as our
local PG&E customers.
The company has conducted venue-specific patrols of its electric and gas
facilities near all of the event venues to make sure that safe and
reliable service will be provided. Additionally, PG&E will open
emergency response centers in San Francisco and the South Bay during the
nine-day run of events in order to respond to any incidents, should they
“We couldn’t be prouder to be the Clean Energy Partner of the Super Bowl
50 Host Committee celebrating the 50th year of the big game.
Our customers know that Northern California is a special place to live,
and we welcome everyone who will be enjoying the festivities,” said
Helen A. Burt, PG&E senior vice president of external affairs and public
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E
Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas
and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco,
with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the
nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and
Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/
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Source: Business Wire
(January 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM EST)
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