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Pacific Gas and Electric Company is a public utility company that provides gas, electrical services in most of central and northern California. This group was founded in 1905 during the Gold Rush, when they only provided gas light to San Francisco. The company has been very pivotal in the Californian economy by providing energy for residential use up until today, also having been one of the first companies to provide electricity from hydroelectric power.
In addition to providing gas and electrical services, PG&E also offers their own green energy program for homes and businesses. Their initial goal is to increase solar power by 20% percent every year until 2020 and decrease greenhouse emissions by 25%. They also plan on having 33% of all electricity used come from renewable sources by 2020.