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Utilities Join PG&E

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced that 19 of the nations utilities will gather today in San Francisco for the first face-to-face meeting of the PG&E-sponsored Utility Information Technology Energy Efficiency Coalition in an effort to dramatically reduce power usage in data centers and other IT applications.

“The opportunities for dramatic energy efficiency improvements in this market are drawing the attention of leading utilities across the United States,” said Mark Bramfitt, principal program manager of customer energy efficiency at PG&E. “We’re sharing program and service delivery models to drive nationwide adoption, helping to secure a sustainable energy future for the industry, and driving a positive impact on the environment through significantly reducing carbon dioxide emissions.”

Pacific Gas & Electric Co.