Your Morning Routine, Brought to You by the SFPUC

B-E-E-P! A fully-charged cellphone alarm startles you out of bed. Time to begin your morning routine! Bleary eyed, you flick on the lights. You brew coffee and turn on the morning news. You flip on the overhead fan as you start your hot shower. It hasn’t even been ten minutes yet, and you have used…

SFPUC Brings More Solar to Local Schools with Completion of Two New Sites

More students across the San Francisco school district are now learning in classrooms powered by solar energy harvested above their heads. The SFPUC’s Power Enterprise Distributed Energy Resources (DER) team has much to celebrate this new year with the completion of two new rooftop solar projects at Philip and Sala Burton Academic High School (Burton…

How San Francisco Continues its Advance Toward Public Power

After Governor Newsom recently demanded sweeping reforms to PG&E and said the utility, in its current form, “no longer exists,” and Senator Wiener’s bill announced this week to turn PG&E into a publicly-owned utility, the City and County of San Francisco has launched the Our City, Our Power, a new campaign highlighting San Francisco’s ongoing…

It’s the Sun, My Dear Watson

CleanPowerSF now serves more than 375,000 residents and businesses in San Francisco with clean power. But where does all that energy, which powers Netflix binging, late-night refrigerated snacks, and nighttime reading lamps, actually come from? For many, it is a bit of a mystery. CleanPowerSF sources power from a variety of renewable and greenhouse gas-free…

CleanPowerSF Announces Largest Commitment to Date in New Wind, Solar Projects

CleanPowerSF, the community choice renewable energy program operated by the SFPUC, is making significant investment in San Francisco’s clean energy future. The SFPUC has significantly expanded its commitment to new solar and wind projects in California. The developments, which will create more than 500 jobs and generate about 1 million megawatt-hours of renewable energy per…

Happy Holidays from the SFPUC

The SFPUC wishes its readers a happy holiday season. Click through the gallery below to enjoy the agency’s holiday light installations throughout San Francisco. The installation is not only festive but environmentally friendly as well. The Hetch Hetchy Regional Power System, which provides 100 percent greenhouse gas-free energy to public facilities, such as City Hall,…