Widespread PG&E Shutoffs May Begin As Early As Sunday Morning Due To Dangerous Fire WeatherAfter restoring power to customers impacted by the latest Public Safety Power Shutoff this week, Pacific Gas and Electric said nearly half a million customers are being warned of another looming PSPS event on Sunday.
PG&E Power Shutoffs: Power Restored To Nearly 74% Of Impacted Customers Thursday EveningAs predicted, gusty winds moved into parts of Northern California as another power shutoff was rolled out to prevent sparking wires from igniting new wildfires.
PSPS Update: PG&E To Turn Off Power To Nearly 37K Customers Wednesday NightApproximately 37,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers will lose power Wednesday evening due to increased fire weather and strong winds.
PG&E Considers More Fire-Prevention Power Shutoffs In 19 Counties This WeekElectricity may be shut off to 50,000 Northern California utility customers this week to try to prevent power lines from sparking and igniting new wildfires during a predicted new round of gusty, hot and dry weather.
PG&E Power Shutoffs Possible This Week For Customers In 19 CountiesMore power shutoffs are possible this week amid Red Flag conditions.
PG&E Lacked Basic Training Before Safety ShutoffsWhen Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to large swaths of wildfire-prone Northern California last fall, few of the emergency personnel managing the blackouts for the nation’s largest utility had learned the fundamentals of managing an emergency in their home state.
PSPS Updates: 32k PG&E Customers Without Power Thursday EveningPacific Gas and Electric Co. is holding a briefing on the Public Safety Power Shutoff.
PG&E Cuts Power To Tens Of Thousands Facing Fire ThreatPower shutoffs will go into effect beginning Wednesday evening as a fire-weather watch takes effect this week, Pacific Gas and Electric announced.
Firefighters Deploy To Northern California Amid New Wildfire ThreatFire crews from across the state were being deployed to Northern California, where hot, windy conditions Wednesday renewed the threat of fire in the region where massive blazes already have destroyed hundreds of homes and killed or injured dozens of people this year.
Nevada City Protesters Hanging Out In Trees So PG&E Won’t Cut Them DownActivists are vowing to sit in trees near Pioneer Cemetery until Pacific Gas and Electric comes to the table to hear them out.
Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Cause Of Deadly Zogg FireFire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in Shasta County have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility reported Friday.
Poor Planning, Intense Heat Caused California Rolling Blackouts, Report ShowsPoor planning coupled with extreme weather caused rolling blackouts that affected hundreds of thousands of California residents during a brutal August heat wave, energy regulators said Tuesday.
El Dorado County To Start Process of Moving From PG&E To Pioneer Community EnergyThe county Board of Supervisors is now starting the formal process to join a community choice aggregation program with Pioneer Community Energy.
Some Pollock Pines Businesses Say Generators Prepared Them To Stay Open During Power ShutoffAs the winds die down, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has given the "all clear" to start checking lines and restoring power to tens of thousands of people in the foothills.
65,000 PG&E Customers Across 16 Counties Hit By Power ShutoffsThousands of PG&E customers woke up in the dark after their power was turned because of the fire weather over the weekend.