Pacific Gas & Electric Co. renewed its support on Tuesday for a three-year, $86 million project to heighten security at electricity substations following the sabotage last April of one of its Silicon Valley facilities.
California’s power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the United States and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.
Downtown residents may be a little late for work this morning after the power went out in downtown Sacramento overnight.
Hundreds of people across the Sacramento Valley woke up this morning without power.
The heat has yet to break, but Californians are being urged to turn down their air conditioners.
Operators of California’s electricity grid have declared a Flex Alert for Tuesday to encourage conservation as inland regions continue to swelter in high heat.
Californians sweltering in a heat wave are being urged to reduce power consumption, including air conditioning, through the weekend to maintain electrical reserves and avoid the possibility of outages.
Power is back on Monday after hundreds of people in Rancho Cordova were left in the dark overnight.
PG&E Corp.’s earnings climbed 9 percent in the second quarter, as a revenue boost from two rate case settlements offset costs related to last year’s San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.
Some Roseville businesses are in the dark this afternoon after an electrical transformer caught fire.
Thousands of residents in the foothills are still in the dark this morning after a heavy snowfall knocked down power lines. As of 4:40 a.m. Tuesday PG&E reported 9,000 customers still without electricity in Eldorado, […]
PG&E officials say Saturday’s massive snow downpour knocked power out to more than 18,000 customers in four counties. Those counties include El Dorado, Placer, Nevada and Sierra.