Media Page

We welcome input from the media about what kinds of information, links etc. would be most useful on this page. 
To offer feedback or ask questions on any utilities-related issue, please contact Catherine Elvert

Catherine Elvert, Utilities Communication Manager
phone: (650) 329-2417

Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
Revision Date: 11/17/2014
The LEED certification and other big achievements by these two companies reflect well on Palo Alto's commitment to a sustainable future.
Revision Date: 5/29/2014
The impending end of the PA Utilities "PV Partners" solar rebate program...and how people can grab the rebate dollars while they are still available.
Revision Date: 5/29/2014
Announcing new rebate levels from the Santa Clara Valley Water District which, when combined with Palo Alto's rebates, means our residents and businesses have access to the highest rebates in the region for taking steps to cut water use.
Revision Date: 4/29/2014
Alert about two major events promoting water conservation taking place this month.
Revision Date: 4/11/2014
Palo Alto Utilities was among the award-winners this about why!
Revision Date: 3/25/2014
The American Public Gas Association honored Palo Alto Utilities for it's extensive outreach to promote gas safety in our community.
Revision Date: 3/21/2014
Palo Altans are warned not to be fooled into giving money to scammers who call claiming to be from Utilities and threatening to turn power off if payments are not made immediately.
Revision Date: 3/21/2014
Ribbon-cutting event held today to launch the operation of the new solar system on the rooftops of the Palo Alto Oshman Jewish Community Center
Revision Date: 3/19/2014
Explaining latest drought-related news---the decision by the Santa Clara Valley Water District to call for a 20% cutback target---on water use in Palo Alto.
Revision Date: 2/26/2014
Story covering background and opening ceremony for Johnson Canyon Landfill Gas to Energy facility.
Revision Date: 9/13/2013
Press announcement about all the wonderful water fun planned for the Great Race for Saving Water on Saturday April 27, 2013
Revision Date: 4/24/2013
A request for a rebate on the replacement of a 1928 toilet caught CPAU staff attention. The 43,000 gallons of water per year to be saved annually by this upgrade is a message to us all!
Revision Date: 3/22/2013
Resident Dennis Kobza installed the first solar PV system 28 years ago and now has renewed his commitment with a new system---and is the 500th customer to get a solar rebate.
Revision Date: 2/26/2013
The newly approved CustomerConnect Pilot Program is designed to gauge customer reaction to advanced meters that deliver hourly usage information and in some cases, do so under time-of-use rates. Press release gives details for participating.
Revision Date: 12/12/2012
Update to the press on the latest switch back to daytime work on the PG&E pipeline replacement project on Miranda/Foothill Expressway.
Revision Date: 12/11/2012
Announcement of plan to stage Vampire event for Halloween.
Revision Date: 10/30/2012
Latest news re a smelly, noisy gas venting taking place October 24th and an update on late night work hours for the installation of a new valve. All action is taking place on the Pipeline #109 in northwest Palo Alto.
Revision Date: 10/24/2012
Great news for the community-owners of CPAU---our Standard & Poor's bond ratings remain AAA.
Revision Date: 10/12/2012
Invitation to the awards given at City Council on Monday, October 1
Revision Date: 10/1/2012
Update to the local media on project to install LED streetlights throughout Palo Alto
Revision Date: 9/25/2012
Hewlett Packard receives a $500,000 rebate check
Revision Date: 8/27/2012
Signage for PG&E gas transmission line project
Revision Date: 8/15/2012
Media Alert regarding traffic impacts from PG&E projects in south Palo Alto for week of August 14, 2012
Revision Date: 8/15/2012
Media outreach to encourage the public to take a short survey to indicate how much they value their electric utility moving towards a 100% carbon-free resource portfolio.
Revision Date: 6/22/2012
The City of Palo Alto Utilities' Department has won a Public Power Wind Award in 2012 for its efforts at including wind in the electric portfolio and in PaloAltoGreen
Revision Date: 5/8/2012
Palo Altans competed in the national Mayor's Water Challenge during Earth Day (April 2012) and were in the top 10 nationwide for City size. Congratulations!
Revision Date: 5/8/2012