PG&E Vault Failure Triggers San Francisco Tenderloin Blackout Failure of equipment on a PG&E underground vault knocked out power to more than 10,000 customers in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood overnight
Wildfires Prompt Tougher Rules For California UtilitiesCalifornia is ordering utility companies to do more to keep power lines from sparking devastating wildfires.
Bitcoin Boom May Be A Disaster For The EnvironmentWithout a significant change in how transactions are processed, bitcoin could be consuming enough electricity to power the U.S. by the middle of 2019.
2,200 PG&E Customers Without Power In ConcordPower outages that at one point Tuesday left over 10,000 PG&E customers without electrical service in the East Bay have been reduced to about 2,200.
Landmark Lights Go Out As Earth Hour Is Observed Around The WorldIconic landmarks around the world switched off their lights Saturday to celebrate Earth Hour.
Blown San Ramon Power Transformer Causes BlackoutA blown transformer shut down a major thoroughfare in San Ramon and knocked out power to tens of thousands of people Thursday morning, according to police.
California To Study Powering The Grid With GridlockCalifornia wants to find out if piezoelectric crystals could be used to produce electricity from the energy created by vehicles driving on roads.
Google Kites Could Be Power Source Of The Future It’s loud. It’s big. And it's supposed to be a kite. A kite that makes electricity.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
Thousands Of Residents In The Dark In SF's Inner SunsetPower was out for 3,360 PG&E customers in San Francisco living along the southern edge of Golden Gate Park and in the Inner Sunset neighborhood.
Regulators Pass Higher Electricity Rates For Most California ResidentsMost residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators.
Sweltering Bay Area Heat Putting Strain On Power Grid; Residents Urged To Conserve EnergyCalifornia power grid operators are calling for another "flex alert" Wednesday, urging residents to conserve power as temperatures peek into triple digits for a second day.

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