Additional Capacity Added To California Electrical Grid In Hopes Of Reducing Power ShutoffsAfter a summer of blackouts and planned power shutoffs in 2020, there's a new effort underway to keep California's power grid from overloading.
PG&E May Shut Off Power To 21k Customers Monday Night Due To Strong WindsForecasted high winds and dry conditions may prompt the first Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year Monday night.
Judge Calls PG&E Power Shutoffs Flawed, Proposes Stricter ProbationA scathing new report accuses Pacific Gas and Electric Co. of failing to address the number one cause of wildfires they've ignited.
PG&E Utility Finds Latest CEO In MichiganEmbattled Northern California utility PG&E Corp. has lured away the top executive at Michigan's largest power provider to steer its effort to restore a reputation tarnished by years of neglectful conduct that culminated in a series of deadly wildfires.
PG&E Cancels Potential Monday Power Shutoffs Thanks To More Favorable WeatherAfter already scaling back the possible power shutoffs that were possible on Monday, PG&E has now canceled the event.
$166M In Fines Recommended For PG&E Over Public Safety Power ShutoffsCalifornia regulators are being asked to fine Pacific Gas & Electric nearly $166 million for failing to properly inform customers before it cut power to millions of people last year.
3 Arrested, 1 Person Still In Tree Protesting PG&E Plans To Cut Down Trees In Nevada CityAuthorities have arrested three people for allegedly trespassing at the site where activists are protesting PG&E cutting down trees in Nevada City.
California Braces For More Fire Danger From Fierce Winds; PG&E Restores Power To 156k CustomersIn Northern California, the easing of winds allowed Pacific Gas & Electric to begin restoring power after the largest of five safety shutoffs this year.
Shutoff Fatigue: Some El Dorado County Residents Enduring Third Blackout In 2 MonthsIn Placerville, some neighbors are experiencing their third Public Safety Power Shutoff in two months.
Power Shut Off In Parts Of California As Winds, Fire Danger IncreaseLarge swaths of California were without power Monday as utilities sought to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires while the fire-weary state was buffeted by powerful winds and dangerously dry weather conditions.
PG&E Initiates Shutoffs Expected To Impact Over 360,000 Customers Across 36 CountiesPacific Gas and Electric on Sunday began another Public Safety Power Shutoff and said approximately 361,000 customers across 36 counties are expected to be impacted amid a significant wind event and high wildfire risk.
El Dorado County Preps For PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffsAs Pacific Gas and Electric plans for their biggest public safety power shutoff event of the year, people in Placerville are preparing too. Thousands could lose power in their homes as soon as Sunday morning.
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.