High Winds Force Power Shutoffs As PG&E Works To Prevent 'Catastrophic Wildfires'A windy start to the week forced PG&E to cut off power to thousands of homes to prevent potential wildfires.
PG&E Shutoffs Begin For Parts Of Nearly Two Dozen CountiesPower shutoffs impacting PG&E customers in parts of 20 counties have started, with restoration expected to begin Tuesday afternoon.
Solano County Neighbors Prepare To Be Powerless For Planned PSPS Outages During Fire ThreatPeople in parts of Vacaville will be powerless Monday as PG&E begins turning off power for safety due to an anticipated wind event.
Public Safety Power Shutoffs In Effect In Northern CaliforniaPower shutoffs are in effect in some Northern California Counties, in an effort to prevent wildfires.
PG&E Says Power Shutoffs Likely This Week Due To Dixie Fire, High WindsPacific Gas and Electric said it may shut off power in several communities near the Dixie Fire in the coming days.
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 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.
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 Cuts Power To Tens Of Thousands Facing Fire ThreatPower shutoffs will go into effect beginning Wednesday evening as a fire-weather watch takes effect this week, Pacific Gas and Electric announced.
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.
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.