PG&E Says Better Microgrids Will Help Keep Essential Services Energized During ShutoffsPG&E’s chief meteorologist said strong winds on the heels of triple-degree heat makes this power shutoff serious.
What Triggers PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs?For weeks we’ve been dealing with fires and periods of triple-digit heat, but this is the first potential Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year.
People In El Dorado County Prepare For Public Safety Power Shutoff Amid PandemicAshley Becker is one of the thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers on edge, waiting for the lights to potentially go out again.
PG&E Says Shutoffs May Hit 18 Counties As Wildfire Risk Increases Amid Heat WaveAs a brutal heat wave strikes the state, Pacific Gas and Electric said there is potential for a round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs as early as Monday evening and on Tuesday, including several areas in northern California, according to the utility's website on Sunday.
PG&E Troubleman Dies While Assisting First Responders In LNU Lightning Complex FireA PG&E troubleman has died in the LNU Lightning Complex Fire, officials confirmed on Thursday.
Rolling Blackouts Not Likely Wednesday, California ISO Says; Flex Alert Still In PlaceThe California Independent System Operator said no power outages are anticipated for Wednesday night.
Rolling Blackouts Avoided Tuesday As Heat Wave ContinuesCalifornia's power grid operators were keeping an eye on the thermometer Tuesday after avoiding highly anticipated rolling blackouts a day earlier as an ongoing heatwave stresses the electrical system.
California Avoids More Rolling Blackouts Monday; Flex Alert Still In EffectAfter warnings of rotating power outages, California avoided more blackouts Monday evening.
Tens Of Thousands Of PG&E Customers Lost Power In Sutter, Yuba Counties MondayA large outage has thousands of PG&E customers in Sutter and Yuba counties without power Monday morning.
El Dorado Hills Couple Loses Power During Rotating Outage, Calls Situation ScaryJennifer and Paulo Borges are restocking their fridge after their lights went out late Friday afternoon in El Dorado Hills.
PG&E Implements Outages For Up To 220k Customers Amid California Heat WavePacific Gas & Electric said Saturday evening it initiated a second round of rolling blackouts impacting up to 220,000 customers as a heatwave baking California in triple-digit temperatures continues to strain the electrical system.
PG&E Tells Regulators Upcoming Outages Will Go More SmoothlyPacific Gas and Electric promised regulators Thursday that it has learned from its mishandling of deliberate blackouts and won’t disrupt as many people’s lives during the pandemic this year, when the utility expects to rely on outages to prevent its outdated grid from starting deadly fires.
Multiple PG&E Power Outages This Month Leave Rocklin Neighbors OutragedEach time more than 2,000 PG&E customers have been left in the dark.
PG&E Power Lines Caused 2019 Kincade Fire In Sonoma CountyPacific Gas & Electric transmission lines sparked the 77,000-acre Kincade Fire in California's wine country last year that destroyed hundreds of homes, fire officials said Thursday.
PG&E Exits Bankruptcy, Pays $5 Billion Into Wildfire FundPacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people.