California Utilities Reiterate Safeguards After Russian Hacking ReportAccording to the Department of Homeland Security, the Russian government hackers were able to get deep into the system of a Kansas nuclear plant
Report: Power Lines Sparked At Least 2 Northern California Wildfires
New Electric Provider Giving Discount To Placer County CustomersPlacer County residents are getting a new electric provider. In February, Pioneer Community Energy will start providing electricity to current PG&E customers in Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, Auburn, and Colfax.
PG&E Says Someone Else's Wires May Have Started Deadly BlazeCalifornia's largest utility says the deadliest of last month's wildfires may have been started by electrical equipment not owned or installed by PG&E.
Lawmakers To Push Bill That Would Limit Utilities Raising Rates After DisastersFour California lawmakers are set to introduce a bill that would prohibit utility companies from raising rates when they are responsible for a disaster.
Report: Utilities Delayed Effort To Map Wildfire Risk From Power LinesA report says California utilities have helped delay efforts for nearly a decade to map where power lines pose the greatest wildfire risk.
PG&E Hopes To Restore Power In Wildfire Areas By Monday NightPacific Gas and Electric Company officials say they expect to restore power to all its customers in the fire zones by late Monday.
PG&E Crews To Lend A Hand To Hurricane Irma Victims In FloridaPG&E employees will lend a helping hand to victims in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma.
Climber Shocked, Falls 80 Feet From Transmission TowerA climber who ignored warning signs on a California Pacific Gas & Electric Co. transmission tower suffered burns from high-voltage shocks, causing a grass fire and brief power outage.
PG&E Issued Citations And Fined $8.3M For Violations Related To Butte FireThe California Public Utilities Commission issued two staff citations totaling $8.3 million to Pacific Gas & Electric for violations that were discovered by the CPUC's investigation into the Butte fire.
PG&E Will Pay $86.5 Million Penalty Over Cozy Relationship With RegulatorsSome of the thousands of emails released afterward showed PG&E officials and regulators with the California Public Utilities Commission wining and dining each other, and privately discussing public business involving the utility and commission.
Public To Sound Off On PG&E Rate Hikes At Public Utilities Commission MeetingGroups opposed to PG&E’s new rate structure are being told to speak out at a Public Utilities Commission meeting on Thursday at UC Davis.