Steve Malnight

Pacific Gas & Electric
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Policy

Steve Malnight is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Policy, for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He is responsible for developing, coordinating and managing policy with state and federal regulatory agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He also is responsible for developing and filing rate proposals with the CPUC, and for oversight of the company’s gas and electric tariffs.

Malnight joined PG&E in 2002 and has held diverse leadership positions within the company. After serving as Director of Customer Strategy and then Senior Director of Finance, leading the company’s budgeting and planning process, he became Special Assistant to the Chairman of PG&E’s Corporation in 2007. Subsequent roles included Vice President of Renewable Energy and Vice President of Customer Energy Solutions, an organization providing integrated energy solutions to help customers save energy and money. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs in September 2014.

Malnight holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the Solar Electric Power Association, a nationwide organization that supports utility participation in solar activities. Malnight also serves on the Board of Advisors for The Salvation Army of Alameda County, a non-profit organization committed to serving families in crisis.

“California’s commitment to addressing climate change through a clean energy future is shared by policymakers, utilities, and customers. And it is only getting stronger. If we demonstrate that the transition can be made while continuing to deliver on our communities’ need for safe, reliable, and affordable energy, than the rest of the nation will have a roadmap to follow. That’s our commitment – to transform California and lead the way.”
– Steve Malnight


April 5, 2017

10:00 am  -  11:00 am

The Brave New World of Electric Power

Privately, some utility execs in California are talking about losing as much as half of their baseload power sales in coming years. Yet they will be responsible for the massive infrastructure spend that will be required to keep electricity safe, affordable, reliable and sustainable – to the tune of billions of dollars of investment. How … Continued