CleanPowerSF Customer Spotlight: Kantine

At the corner of Market and Guerrero Streets in San Francisco, nestled between a tailor and a neighborhood bar, sits a quaint outpost of Denmark. Kantine, a casual Scandinavian-inspired restaurant owned by Chef Nichole Accettola and Joachim Majholm (pictured below), continues to offer customers a daily slice of European fare despite the setbacks the COVID-19 pandemic…

Inspiring More Green Infrastructure Projects Throughout San Francisco

The SFPUC Green Infrastructure Grant Program thrived in 2020 despite challenges brought by the pandemic. Launched in February of 2019, the grant program has continued to provide funding to innovative public and private green infrastructure projects throughout San Francisco. The goal of the program is to further encourage onsite green infrastructure with an aim to…

SFPUC Celebrates Milestone for the New Southeast Community Center at 1550 Evans Avenue

Builders place the final steel beam of building marking the next phase of construction  The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Supervisor Shamann Walton, local community members and City leaders celebrated the next phase of construction for the new Southeast Community Center at 1550 Evans Avenue earlier this month, with the placement of the building’s last steel beam by Pankow…

Katie Miller Becomes New Director of Water Capital Programs

Katie Miller has become the SFPUC’s new Director of Water Capital Programs in Infrastructure. She had served as  Acting Director since January 2020 after Dan Wade vacated the position at the end of 2019.  If her name is familiar to you, that is because Katie Miller has now worked for the SFPUC in various capacities for 24…

Our Top 10 Holiday Light Displays of 2020

It wouldn’t be the holidays without lots of bright twinkling lights blanketing the city. Thanks to Hetch Hetchy Power and CleanPowerSF, the SFPUC is powering many of your favorite holiday light displays across San Francisco with clean energy. As you celebrate the holidays with friends and family, be sure to check out a few of…

How a San Francisco Drain Becomes Part of the Family

Nestled on the bottom of a steep San Francisco hill is ‘Donna’ the drain. “One time someone dumped wallpaper paste or some kind of white hardened stuff into Donna. I had to scrape it off her grate with a silverware knife. That is the one time I got fed up with the mistaken notion anything…