Calistoga's New Microgrid Will Keep Lights On During PG&E Shutoffs This Wildfire SeasonWildfire season is underway and if this year is anything like last year, PG&E planned power shutoffs may return soon. Enter the microgrid.
Treasure Island Residents Deal With Latest Power OutagePeople living on Treasure Island may not have been affected by the recent PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but some residents on Wednesday were still without electricity following the latest outage.
Weekend Power Shutoffs Lead To Water Shortage In VallejoThe city of Vallejo was in desperate need of a big backup generator Sunday, but it was for a water-related emergency.
Red Flag Warning Issued; Thousands Anxiously Awaiting Final Decision On Power OutagesFor North Bay residents like Lawrence Phillips, PG&E power outages have become just one more daily challenge they need to overcome to live in California's picturesque Wine Country.
PG&E: More Than 100 Incidents Of Wind Damage Found In Wake Of Power OutageUtility crew inspections in the wake of a massive Pacific Gas & Electric preventive power outage that left millions of Northern Californians in the dark have discovered more than 100 incidents of wind damage to transmission lines that may have triggered a wildfire, company officials announced Wednesday.
CPUC President Calls PG&E's Management Of Shutoffs 'Unacceptable'The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday blasted PG&E amid the utility's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which has affected more than 800,000 customers throughout the state since Wednesday.
Delayed PG&E Power Shutdown Begins In East Bay, South Bay, Santa Cruz CountyThe looming planned power shutdown set to start sometime after noon Wednesday has now been postponed without a set time for the East Bay, the South Bay and Santa Cruz, according to officials.
South Bay Residents Remain On Edge Awaiting Power OutageA neighborhood in the East Foothills of San Jose has been on edge all day Wednesday, waiting to see if the power would stay on or be cut off.
Bay Area Residents Facing Frustrations With PG&E Power ShutdownThe planned PG&E shutdown for Northern California is underway, but customer problems retrieving information online and a delay to the second round of shutoffs is leading to frustration over the process.
Newsom: Californians Should Be 'Outraged' Over PG&E Power ShutoffsGov. Gavin Newsom: The estimated 800,000 customers across California who will be affected by a Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E starting on Wednesday should be "outraged" and "infuriated."
PG&E To Shut Off Power To Nearly 50K Customers In Sierra Foothills, North BayPG&E will shut off power to approximately 48,200 customers in seven counties in the North Bay and the Sierra Foothills early Wednesday morning due to dangerous fire conditions, officials said.
Power Outage In Rohnert Park Affecting Around 6,000 CustomersA power outage may be affecting about 6,000 customers Monday night in Rohnert Park, according to the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety.
Vargas Elementary In Mountain View Holds First Day Of Classes Without Permanent PowerIt was the very first day ever for Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School in Mountain View, but the show went on without a permanent source of power for the new campus.
Mill Valley Denies Permits For Backup Generators As PG&E Power Shutoffs LoomLarge wildfires may be the new normal in Northern California and everyone should be ready for power outages, as a result. Still, many cities and towns are still holding to regulations that prevent people from installing backup generators for when the lights go out.
New PG&E Power Outages Reported In San Francisco, LafayetteThe day after thousands of Bay Area residents lost electricity during Tuesday's blazing hot spell, two new PG&E outages were being reported Wednesday afternoon.