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How to minimize your electricity costs while at home

By |2020-04-01T15:04:17-07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

As we shelter in place against COVID-19, most of our customers are spending far more time at home than usual, which may contribute to higher-than-normal electricity bills. Here are some special bill credits and programs that can help you cope with the current economic challenges. Peninsula Clean Energy Bill Relief Credit for CARE/FERA Customers As part ...(continue)

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EV program helps get another gas car off the road

By |2020-04-05T10:51:29-07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Paul and Hannah Breslow really enjoy the extra torque an electric vehicle (EV) delivers to get up steep roads to their home in hilly San Carlos. But that is not the main reason they purchased their new Nissan Leaf. Paul, who works in sustainability, understands that transportation is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions ...(continue)

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COVID-19 Update: Operations during shelter-in-place directive

By |2020-03-23T09:18:55-07:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Dear San Mateo County Community, I hope this finds you well. In light of the dramatic changes in our community these past weeks, I want to bring you up to date on operations at Peninsula Clean Energy. In compliance with the shelter-in-place directive from the Health Officer of the County of San Mateo, we have temporarily ...(continue)

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What is emitting the most greenhouse gas in our community?

By |2020-02-26T14:40:19-08:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

What is emitting the most greenhouse gas in our community? Note: Since this data was compiled, cleaner power generation by Peninsula Clean Energy has significantly reduced the relative GHG contribution of the uses of electricity. *http://www.vitalsigns.mtc.ca.gov/greenhouse-gas-emissions If the breakdown shown in the figure was not what you expected, you are not alone. Many people ...(continue)

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Home (Repairs) for the Holidays

By |2019-12-23T11:42:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Thanksgivings were never boring at Mary's home. Each year she had a theme, like "fall" or "football." Mary would go to great lengths to bring that theme to life. The house would be entirely decorated with cutouts, banners, and posters. She would go so far as to designate a color each year. All the napkins, plates, ...(continue)

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A Year of EV Commuting to Sacramento: Q&A with Kevin Mullin

By |2019-11-14T11:33:56-08:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

We caught up with Assemblymember Mullin one year after he purchased his Chevy Bolt through Peninsula Clean Energy’s new EV discount program in 2018. We wanted to know about his regular all-electric commute from San Mateo County to Sacramento. “The benefits of an electric vehicle along with the generous rebate made the Bolt an easy ...(continue)

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Test Drive an Electric Car at Free Events This Summer

By |2019-08-07T11:51:27-07:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Curious about what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle? Get behind the wheel and experience the fast, fun, smooth ride for yourself at one of Peninsula Clean Energy’s free electric vehicle (EV) test drive events this summer. Try out the latest models, get information in a sales-free environment, and win free food and prizes!The first ...(continue)

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Three New Climate Actions from Peninsula Clean Energy

By |2019-03-14T18:46:03-07:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Calling all local environmental heroes! Do you ask yourself “What more can I do about climate change?” We get you. Here are three brand new action steps from Peninsula Clean Energy to reduce greenhouse gases in San Mateo County. 1. Love talking with people and working with kids? Educate families about clean energy at local ...(continue)

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Gladwyn Goes Electric with Peninsula Clean Energy Discount

By |2019-01-25T18:31:54-08:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

As a dedicated environmentalist who walks his talk, Belmont resident Gladwyn D’Souza pounced on Peninsula Clean Energy’s electric car discounts. “I love the new Nissan Leaf I got with the PCE discount. I never have to go to a gas station again!” Peninsula Clean Energy has sweetened the deal even more for San Mateo County ...(continue)

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Electric Car Test Drive Event October 3rd at County Center

By |2018-09-25T14:20:58-07:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Electric Car Test Drive Event October 3rd at County Center -- See Why Brian Wong’s Family Loves Their Nissan Leaf County employees and members of the public are invited to Peninsula Clean Energy’s electric vehicle test drive event Wednesday, October 3rd from 10am – 3pm at the San Mateo County Center at the corner of ...(continue)

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