State Fines PG&E $7.5 Million for Safety Code ViolationsCalifornia’s energy utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, received two citations Monday for safety code violations, totaling $7.5 million, from the California Public Utilities Commission.
PG&E Reaches $125M Settlement Over Massive 2019 Kincade FirePacific Gas & Electric has reached a $125 million settlement agreement with California regulators over the destructive Kincade fire, which was ignited in 2019 by the utility's equipment in a remote area of Sonoma County.
PG&E Expecting at Least $1.15 Billion in Claims Related to Dixie FirePG&E is expecting a $1.15 billion financial hit from claims related to the monstrous Dixie Fire according to the utility's latest filing with the SEC.
UPDATE: Underground Gas Leak in Cupertino Capped; De Anza ReopenedAn underground gas leak in Cupertino on Friday shut down a stretch of De Anza Boulevard for over two hours, according to authorities.
Atmospheric River: PG&E Says Power Restored To Nearly 851,000 Customers After Massive StormNearly all of the 851,000 electrical customers who lost power during the powerful atmospheric river storm that hit California this week have had their service restored, Pacific Gas & Electric said.
UPDATE: Power Restored to All but 1,100 PG&E Customers After Weekend StormPG&E crews as of Wednesday morning have restored power to all but a small fraction of the more than 800,000 customers who had outages as a result of a large storm that blew through Northern California on Sunday, utility officials said.
Atmospheric River: Power Restored To Majority of Residents; PG&E Blames Downed Trees For Massive OutagesPacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced Monday morning that it had restored power to the majority of customers who lost power during the storm the day before.
Atmospheric River: Nearly 90,000 Affected by Widespread Bay Area OutagesPG&E crews on Sunday were responding to widespread reports of power outages across the Bay Area affecting just under 90,000 customers as the most powerful storm in years slammed the region.
5 NorCal Counties Sue PG&E Over Massive Dixie FireFive Northern California counties are suing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. over the massive Dixie Fire that burned nearly 1 million acres over the summer.
PG&E Blames Overnight Power Pole Fires On Rain, Dust, Dirt, Salt AccumulationThe first rainfall of the autumn season caused multiple PG&E power poles to catch fire, in a phenomenon the company has dubbed “electrical flashover.”
Rain Showers Trigger Power Outages Across The Bay AreaThousands of San Francisco Bay Area residents were without power Sunday evening after showers, triggered by a cold front moving through the region, combined with layers of dust accumulated over several months of drought to short circuit dozens of power transformers and electrical lines.
UPDATE: Reduced Offshore Winds Lead PG&E to Cancel PSPS OutagesWeaker offshore winds on Thursday have led Pacific Gas and Electric officials to cancel a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff event for most customers who would have been impacted in the North Bay, according to the utility.
PG&E Notifies Nearly 30,000 Customers Of Another Possible PSPS Starting ThursdayPacific Gas & Electric Co. is notifying nearly 30,000 customers, including some in the Bay Area, as forecasters say another wind event could prompt an additional round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs starting Thursday.
EBMUD Deploys Generators, Pumps For Potential PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffsAs wildfire season continues, the East Bay Municipal Utility District has deployed portable generators and pumps to keep water flowing in event of Public Safety Power Shutoffs by PG&E.
UPDATE: PG&E PSPS Outages In Effect; Up To 44,000 Customers To Be ImpactedPG&E began its wind-related safety shutoffs around 4 a.m. Monday morning with outages initiated in parts of Sonoma, Napa and Contra Costa counties.