San Francisco has placed a financial adviser on retainer to help the city's management explore the possible purchase of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s local power lines, a sign that affirms the city's intentions to move toward a full-fledged municipal utility.
[img:SanF_0.jpg| ]Novazzano, Switzerland --- (METERING.COM) --- May 4, 2012 - Paradox Engineering is to launch a pilot project with its PE.AMI Lighting Management solution in the city of San Francisco.
The city is seeking to use street light poles to develop an integrated, expandable, wireless infrastructure for city monitoring and urban services control. About 22,000 street light poles currently exist in the city and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has already planned the upgrade of about 18,000 LED street lights, which can be leveraged as an opportunity to implement a remote monitoring solution.
[img:Kevin_D.thumbnail.jpg|Kevin Dasso, Senior Director of Smart Grid, PG&E]San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- September 22, 2011 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), California’s largest energy utility, has agreed to be host sponsor of the 2011 Smart Energy International Conference and Exposition, organizer Spintelligent has announced.
[img:Tesla_0.jpg| ]At Smart Energy International, October 24-26, 2011, when you see a few of the VIPs zipping up and down the hills of San Francisco in their event-sponsored Tesla Roadsters, don’t feel too bad – you too can feel like a VIP and drive!
Getaround, a peer-to-peer car sharing service, will provide Tesla Roadsters at the event for instant rental by attendees. Rent by the hour, day, or week. Full liability, collision, comprehensive insurance is included and signup is free! Or, you can reserve your Tesla Roadster right now at www.getaround.com.
[img:Edward_H%282%29_0.jpg|Ed Harrington, General Manager, SFPUC]San Francisco, CA and Cleveland, OH, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- November 26, 2009 - The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) will begin citywide installation of the Aclara STAR® Network system in early 2010, the company has announced.
The SFPUC, with 170,000 retail customer accounts, will be the first major California water utility to install advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology to track water consumption.
Redwood Shores, CA – August 6, 2009 - The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), a department of the City and County of San Francisco that provides water, wastewater and municipal power services to San Francisco, has implemented Oracle® Utilities Customer Care and Billing to replace a legacy customer information system (CIS) and assist in its initiative to improve customer service, expand customer choice and streamline revenue management functions.
[img:Todd.thumbnail.jpg|Todd Rydstrom, Assistant General Manager and CFO, SFPUC]San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- August 12, 2009 - The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), a department of the City and County of San Francisco that provides water, wastewater and municipal power services to San Francisco, has implemented Oracle® Utilities Customer Care and Billing solution.