PG&E set up the Digital Catalyst team, a center of excellence for developing and deploying advanced digital solutions that optimize asset management procedures leveraging data science and advanced analytics.

As part of its Smart Energy Management program, PG&E is enhancing its grid efficiency by using distributed ledger technology (DLT) for tracking the custody of its various grid materials like steel reels, electric poles, transformers, and electric pipes.

PG&E is developing a connected grid of things infrastructure integrating IoT technology with various equipment in its electric grid.

The report provides information and insights into PG&E’s technology activities, including -

  • Insights of its digital transformation strategies, accelerator and incubation programs
  • Overview of technology initiatives covering strategic partnerships and product launches
  • Insights on each technology initiative including technology theme, objective, and benefits
  • Details of estimated ICT budgets and major ICT contracts


  • The key technology themes under focus for PG&E are augmented reality, artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, data analytics, drones, electric vehicles, IoT, machine learning, microgrids, robotics, smart grids, and virtual reality.
  • In May 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved PG&E’s two-to-five-year program proposal amounting to $269 million in order to support its initiatives dedicated to building public fast charging infrastructure for medium to heavy-duty fleets.
  • PG&E partnered with AWS services for efficient assessment of its applications portfolio and completed the migration of its digital assets by 2018.

Reasons To Buy

  • Gain insights into PG&E’s technology operations.
  • Gain insights into its tech strategies and innovation initiatives.
  • Gain insights into its technology themes under focus.
  • Gain insights into various product launches and partnerships of PG&E.