What are the SFPUC Impact Awards?

The SFPUC Impact Awards is our annual employee recognition program. Relaunched in 2016, the recognition program has become a wonderful tradition of recognizing excellence in service. In the last four years, we have honored 160 employees and partners. The SFPUC Impact Award is our highest commendation, recognizing the hard work of impactful employees, celebrating our…

Hetch Hetchy Power Recognized as Smart Energy Provider

Hetch Hetchy Power, San Francisco’s public power utility, has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service.  “This designation highlights utilities that are constantly striving to…

A Salute to Our Veterans

Every November, we honor and celebrate the many Veterans who have sacrificed so much to serve our Country and protect its values. Veterans Day is a time to remember those who have served in either of the five branches of service within the United States Military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps….

The Hidden Past of Baker Beach

While construction crews working in ancient cities like Rome or London often uncover unexpected historic finds, this is not common for ‘new’ cities like San Francisco. However, crews constructing the Baker Beach Green Streets in summer of 2019 found evidence of a coffin where it was not supposed to be.  After immediately stopping work, the…