CPUC Orders Investigation Into PG&E Handling Of Public Safety OutagesCalifornia regulators have unanimously ordered an investigation into a dozen deliberate power outages that plunged millions of people into the dark last month.
CPUC President Blasts PG&E Over Massive Power ShutdownCalifornia's top utilities regulator on Friday said she was astounded by the lack of basic preparation Pacific Gas & Electric officials took in readying for a pre-emptive power shut-off that affected more than 2 million people.
Problems During PG&E's Unprecedented Power Shutdown May Not Be Easy To FixThis time last week the Bay Area was preparing for an unprecedented power shutdown. It did not go well, and chances are the next large-scale PG&E shutdown will look very much the same.
CPUC President Sanctions Utility Over Power OutagesCalifornia's top utility regulator blasted Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday for what she called "failures in execution" during the largest planned power outage in state history to avoid wildfires.
With Power Mostly Restored, PG&E Warns of Future Safety ShutoffsAll but one county in the Bay Area on Saturday morning had power fully restored to customers affected by PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff.
Coroner: PG&E Power Shutoff Did Not Caused Death Of Pollock Pines Man On OxygenNorthern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.