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.
California Foundation Offers Lifeline For Placerville Family Impacted By Power ShutoffsFor people who rely on their power to keep life-saving equipment in their home running, Public Safety Power Shutoffs can be especially stressful. For some, there are now lifelines available for people to count on during extreme fire conditions.
PG&E Shutoffs Hit 16 Counties In 2 Phases Over WeekendAbout 65,000 customers in 16 counties were impacted this weekend as part of a two-phase Public Safety Power Shutoff that will continue through Monday, Pacific Gas & Electric said on Saturday.
Possible PG&E Power Shutoffs Expanded To 15 CountiesApproximately 97,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers could lose power this weekend.
Potential PG&E Shutoff Saturday May Hit 21k Customers In Yuba, Butte, Plumas CountiesApproximately 21,000 customers in Yuba, Butte and Plumas counties are expected to be impacted by an anticipated Public Safety Power Shutoff on Saturday evening, Pacific Gas and Electric said in a news release on Thursday.
Placerville Moves Forward With Plans For More Local Control Over PG&E PowerThese shutoff events often spark a lot of anger and frustration in the affected communities. Now Placerville is taking big steps to take back control from PG&E.
Nevada City Group Sitting In Trees To Protect Them From Being Cut Down By PG&ESome people in Nevada City are going to new heights to stop PG&E from cutting down trees.
PG&E Restores Power To Nearly All Customers After Public Safety Power ShutoffThe lights are back on for most PG&E customers who lost power due to the Public Safety Power Shutoff earlier this week.
PG&E Trying Shorter, Smaller Power Cuts To Prevent WildfiresPeople in nearly 172,000 homes and businesses in parts of California were sweltering Tuesday without electricity as Pacific Gas & Electric intentionally shut off power to prevent wildfires amid high winds.
167,000 PG&E Customers In 21 Counties Have Their Power CutPG&E cut power to approximately 172,000 customers Monday night.
El Dorado County Residents Call Public Safety Power Shutoffs 'Déjà Vu'It's the first Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year, but this time it's happening while many are stuck at home.
Nevada County Among First To Lose Power In PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffA Nevada County grocery store was racing to save its refrigerated products as the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff took effect Monday.