Monthly rates for customers of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.—the state’s largest provider of electricity and natural gas service—are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.
PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers who had outages in the Bay Area during Tuesday’s strong windstorm, utility officials said Wednesday.
As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service
Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.
Numerous power outages were reported along San Francisco’s Embarcadero Friday morning.
The embattled president mentioned a long list of accomplishments during his tenure, but failed to address the San Bruno pipeline explosion and backdoor dealings with PG&E.
Two power poles came down on two different mobile homes in South San Jose Monday morning. In addition, a transformer damaged a third mobile home, but everyone escaped injury according to the fire department.
It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
PG&E reported late Thursday night about 3,400 residents in the Bay Area were still without power do to a inclement weather pushing through the area.
Thousands of PG&E customers remain without power in the Bay Area, with the majority of those outages in San Francisco.