PG&E mobilized utility crews from the East Bay to help repair a number of power outages in San Francisco on Sunday.
Most customers have had their power restored by late Sunday afternoon after a crash knocked over a power pole earlier in the day.
A Pacific Gas and Electric employee received minor injuries Sunday afternoon when a piece of equipment failed during repairs to a transformer in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.
High winds and poor weather affected thousands of PG&E customers throughout the Bay Area Monday, according to the utility company.
A large power outage in San Rafael had 20,000 without electricity at its peak Tuesday evening, a PG&E spokesman said.
The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that a device designed specifically to prevent a blackout failed and plunged the game into darkness for more than half an hour.
Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.
Beyonce’s splashy show, a freak power outage, and—oh, yeah—a captivating game of football combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night’s Super Bowl.
The Super Bowl was halted for 34 minutes because of a power outage Sunday, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness in the biggest game of the year.
The driver of a car that crashed into a power pole and a parked truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood following a California Highway Patrol pursuit early Friday morning fled on foot, a police spokesman said.