Call Kurtis Investigates: PG&E’s Plan To Cut Power During Extreme Fire Conditions Creates New RisksWith state investigators blaming PG&E power lines for last year’s series of deadly wildfires, the utility now says it’ll cut power during extreme weather using a map the Public Utilities Commission approved noting extreme fire threat areas.
PG&E Shuts Off Power For 6800 Customers in Chico, Redding, and Red BluffPower lines shut down per CAL FIRE request due to Stoll and Lane fires in Tehama County. It's not known when power will be restored.
PG&E Expects To Pay At Least $2.5 Billion For Northern California WildfiresUtility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation announced Thursday it was taking a $2.5 billion pre-tax charge against quarterly earnings for its possible role in the devastating Northern California wildfires.
Bodega Bay Activist Honored Preventing Nuclear Plant From Being BuiltIt’s been more than 50 years since a small group of environmentalists fought off PG&E’s plans to build a nuclear plant in the North Bay.
California Utilities Reiterate Safeguards After Russian Hacking ReportAccording to the Department of Homeland Security, the Russian government hackers were able to get deep into the system of a Kansas nuclear plant
Report: Power Lines Sparked At Least 2 Northern California Wildfires
New Electric Provider Giving Discount To Placer County CustomersPlacer County residents are getting a new electric provider. In February, Pioneer Community Energy will start providing electricity to current PG&E customers in Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, Auburn, and Colfax.
PG&E Says Someone Else's Wires May Have Started Deadly BlazeCalifornia's largest utility says the deadliest of last month's wildfires may have been started by electrical equipment not owned or installed by PG&E.
Lawmakers To Push Bill That Would Limit Utilities Raising Rates After DisastersFour California lawmakers are set to introduce a bill that would prohibit utility companies from raising rates when they are responsible for a disaster.
Report: Utilities Delayed Effort To Map Wildfire Risk From Power LinesA report says California utilities have helped delay efforts for nearly a decade to map where power lines pose the greatest wildfire risk.
PG&E Hopes To Restore Power In Wildfire Areas By Monday NightPacific Gas and Electric Company officials say they expect to restore power to all its customers in the fire zones by late Monday.
PG&E Crews To Lend A Hand To Hurricane Irma Victims In FloridaPG&E employees will lend a helping hand to victims in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma.