As At-Home Energy Use Goes Up, Discount Programs Help Customers Save

The SFPUC recognizes the hardships customers may be facing as a result of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and sheltering in place at home. Since the City’s Public Health Order to stay at home went into effect, the CleanPowerSF program has seen about a 7% increase in residential electricity usage across San Francisco. More energy…

What Immigrant Heritage Month and the Health Crisis Mean to Alan Wong

Alan R. Wong is currently the SFPUC’s Chief Water Treatment Operator for the San Francisco, Local Retail System. He is a licensed Civil Engineer, holds a Bachelors in Science in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley, and has various water/distribution operator certificates. With over 30 years of experience in the water industry, Wong has been with…

Hetch Hetchy Power Illuminates Pink Triangle for SF Pride Celebration

Beginning this weekend, the SFPUC’s Hetch Hetchy Power will illuminate The Pink Triangle, a beloved beacon of hope and inclusion in San Francisco’s annual Pride celebration. All 2,700 LED nodes of pink light atop Twin Peaks will be energized by our 100% greenhouse-gas free hydropower. Mayor London Breed will flip the switch to light the display on Saturday evening.  Since 1996, the Pink Triangle had been…

Why Yasmin Khalil Provides and Protects at the SFPUC’s DOC

As a Management Assistant for the SFPUC, San Francisco native Yasmin Khalil keeps the Power Enterprise buzzing. She provides critical support on contract management and budgeting for the agency’s two clean power programs: Hetch Hetchy Power and CleanPowerSF. In practice, that means Khalil is often a go-to for staff questions on everything from billing codes…

CityWorks Internship Program Kicks Off Its Ninth Summer

On June 29, the SFPUC, Young Community Developers, and Ignited will kick-off the ninth CityWorks Summer Internship Program and the first one to be conducted virtually. This paid internship will empower and inspire 20 students and young adults from the Bayview-Hunters Point community through interactive projects and mentorship opportunities – showing them firsthand the vast…