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 Says Public Safety Power Shutoffs Won’t Be As Bad This YearPacific Gas and Electric is telling people to get ready for Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but promising this year won’t be as bad.
PG&E Fined $4 Million In Deaths Of 84 People In Camp FirePacific Gas & Electric on Thursday was fined $4 million for the deaths of 84 people killed in a nightmarish Northern California wildfire ignited by the its long-neglected electrical grid. The sentencing comes as the nation's largest utility prepares to end a 17-month bankruptcy proceeding triggered by the catastrophe.
PG&E To Plead Guilty To 84 Deaths From Camp FirePacific Gas & Electric is expected to plead guilty to 84 felony counts of involuntary manslaughter during a court hearing in which the nation's largest utility will be confronted with its history of neglect and greed that culminated in a wildfire that wiped out most of a Northern California town.
PG&E Behind On Promises To Ease Effect Of Power Shut-OffsCalifornia's chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive testified Thursday that the utility is behind on installing devices meant to ease the severity of power shut-offs during potential wildfires and hasn't yet hired and trained emergency response specialists in each county.
PG&E Agrees To Plead Guilty To 84 Counts Of Involuntary Manslaughter For Camp Fire DeathsPacific Gas & Electric announced a proposed settlement with Butte County on Monday over the deadly 2018 Camp Fire.
'Please Help!': Elderly Man Trapped In Snow For 5 Days Rescued By PG&E WorkersTwo PG&E workers rescued an elderly man who was trapped in his home in Calaveras County for five days due to snow.
PG&E: Fewer Than 8,000 Northern California Customers Still Without Power Due To SnowstormPG&E said fewer than 8,000 people are still without power due to a heavy snowstorm across Northern California.
Nevada City Couple Says They’ve Been Without Power For 5 Days Due To Down Power LineA group of seniors in Nevada City say they've been without power for nearly a week, all while they are self-isolating.
Court Approves PG&E's $23B Bankruptcy Financing PackagePacific Gas & Electric on Monday won court approval to raise $23 billion to help pay its bills over destructive California wildfires after Gov. Gavin Newsom dropped his opposition to a financing package designed to help the nation's largest utility get out of bankruptcy.
PG&E Says It Can't Commit To Expanding Tree-Trimming ForceLawyers for Pacific Gas & Electric said the utility can't commit to hiring hundreds more tree trimmers in the way that a federal judge wants to cut the risk of starting more catastrophic wildfires in California.
$2.1 Billion Penalty Against PG&E For 2017-18 WildfiresCalifornia power regulators on Thursday slapped Pacific Gas & Electric with a $2.1 billion fine for igniting a series of deadly wildfires that landed the beleaguered utility in bankruptcy.
Utility Wildfire Prevention Plans Call For More BlackoutsPlans by the state's three largest investor-owned utilities said wildfire mitigation plans would build on efforts made last year to reduce the risk their equipment would cause deadly infernos.
Victims: PG&E Still Has Rickety Power Line Near ParadiseIn an inspection just two months ago, an expert hired by the wildfire victims' attorneys found a power line with rusty equipment and some parts apparently held in place by electrical tape.
PG&E Pledges To Shake Up Board In Bid To Placate CaliforniaPG&E is pledging to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover by the state of California and prove the nation's largest utility is turning over a new leaf as it works through its second bankruptcy in less than 20 years.