PG&E Equipment May Be Linked To 30,000-Acre Dixie Fire, Preliminary Report RevealsPacific Gas and Electric Company says its equipment was possibly involved in the start of the now 30,000-plus acre Dixie Fire.
After Years Of Deadly Fires, PG&E Again Pledges To Do BetterPacific Gas and Electric has long vowed to change its reckless ways, but year after year there’s more death and destruction from Northern California wildfires sparked by the nation's largest utility.
PG&E Seeks $3.6 Billion In Rate Hikes For Wildfire SafetyPacific Gas and Electric asked regulators Wednesday to grant a $3.6 billion rate hike to help it pay for hardening its power systems to prevent deadly wildfires.
No Rolling Blackouts In California Thursday Evening, Grid Operator SaysCalifornia's power grid operator said there would be no rolling blackouts Thursday evening after Pacific Gas and Electric announced earlier in the afternoon that multiple counties across the Sacramento region could see outages as high heat impacts the West.
PG&E To Pay Nearly $150M For Botched Outages, Recent WildfiresPacific Gas & Electric is getting hit with a nearly $150 million bill for neglect that caused Northern California wildfires during the past two years and mismanagement of blackouts designed to prevent the utility's crumbling power grid from causing more damage.
PG&E Fire Prevention Efforts Displace Wildlife In Nevada County; Rehab Facilities OverwhelmedPacific Gas and Electric is targeting Nevada County as a high-risk wildfire area, cutting down trees away from 138 miles of power lines to prevent wildfires. But what does that mean for animals who call those trees home?
California Wildfire Victims See Little Payout From SettlementA trust approved by a federal judge to help compensate victims of deadly California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment paid survivors just $7 million while racking up $51 million in overhead in its first year of operation, KQED News reported.
Wildfire Victims Sue PG&E’s Former Management For NeglectA trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric's rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility's former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment wouldn't kill people.
Metallic Valentine’s Balloon Cuts Power To Thousands In Central CaliforniaA Valentine's Day balloon filled with helium drifted into a power line Sunday, sparking an outage that temporarily plunged more than 2,300 Fresno households into the dark.
PG&E, Other Utilities To Spend Billions To Cut Wildfire Risk In CaliforniaPacific Gas & Electric and other California utilities said Friday that they will spend about $13 billion to reduce the risk of wildfires following the worst fire season in modern state history and a string of blazes that were blamed on their equipment.
98 Percent Of Customers' Power Restored Ahead Of More Rain And Snow, PG&E SaysAs it prepares for more rain and snow in the coming week, Pacific Gas and Electric on Sunday said approximately 98% of the nearly 944,000 customers who were impacted by outages during the biggest storm of the season have seen their power restored.