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.
SFPUC Extends Emergency Assistance for Customers Affected by COVID-19The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday announced the extension of three emergency assistance programs that help residents, small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree TrimmersA federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California
PG&E Shareholders, Bondholders Battle Over Future of Beleaguered UtilityThe battle to shape the future of the utility is playing out between two different groups: bondholders vs. shareholders.
States Re-Examine Security After Russia-Linked Malware Targets Utility In VermontVermont's Burlington Electric Department confirmed Friday it had found malware code used in a Russian hacking effort.
State To Reconsider Deal That Cost Taxpayers Billions To Close Nuke PlantCalifornia regulators said Monday they will re-examine a settlement that made consumers responsible for covering some $3.3 billion in costs for closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned BusinessesThe law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.
2nd Batch Of Private PG&E Emails Released That CPUC Says Violated RulesPG&E released a second batch of private emails between its staff and the California Public Utilities Commission Monday and said it believes both sets of messages violated commission rules.
Water Agencies Ordered To Enforce Statewide Water Restrictions Amid Drought A state agency today ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because of California’s severe drought, the California Public Utilities Commission Announced Thursday.
Crews Working To Stop Water Main Leak In San FranciscoPublic utilities workers are still at the scene of a water main break in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood Saturday morning that has blocked off a street to through traffic since Friday afternoon.