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PG&E Equipment Caused 2019 Wildfire, Says California Investigation

PG&E Equipment Caused 2019 Wildfire, Says California Investigation

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) transmission line in the Northern California wine country caused the 77,000-acre Kincade Fire last year, according to an investigation by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The Kincade blaze was caused by PG&E’s electrical transmission lines northeast of Geyserville in Sonoma County, according to the investigation. …

July 17, 2020
California Wildfire Advisory Board Issues Guidelines for Next Year

California Wildfire Advisory Board Issues Guidelines for Next Year

Following a mandate in the state’s wildfire relief law, California’s Wildfire Safety Advisory Board has adopted utility guidelines for next year, stressing closer alignment of utility mitigation plans and state oversight authorities. Striving for a “holistic approach” to wildfire mitigation, the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) advisory board action fulfills provisions of a 2019 wildfire…

July 6, 2020
California OKs Microgrid Program for Planned Wildfire-Related Power Outages

California OKs Microgrid Program for Planned Wildfire-Related Power Outages

California regulators last Thursday approved a multi-billion-dollar microgrid program accelerating short-term actions to lessen the impact of planned wildfire preventive grid shutdowns by the state’s major investor-owned utilities (IOUs).

June 15, 2020
PG&E Bankruptcy Plan OK’d by California Regulators, Now Awaiting Court Approval

PG&E Bankruptcy Plan OK’d by California Regulators, Now Awaiting Court Approval

California regulators on Thursday approved with conditions Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) proposed $58 billion bankruptcy reorganization plan, giving the combination utility a clear path to exit Chapter 11 once a federal bankruptcy court approves the proposal.

May 29, 2020
CPUC Approves PG&E’s $1.9B Wildfire Penalty; Delays Safety Assessment

CPUC Approves PG&E’s $1.9B Wildfire Penalty; Delays Safety Assessment

California regulators on Thursday unanimously slapped a $1.9 billion penalty on Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) for its role in thehorrific wildfiresthat ravaged Northern California in 2017 and 2018, and separately postponed until the Fall a vote on a long-standing investigation of the San Francisco-based combination utility’s safety culture.

May 8, 2020
California Decarbonization Transition, Reduction in Natural Gas Use Forecast to Take Up to 30 Years

California Decarbonization Transition, Reduction in Natural Gas Use Forecast to Take Up to 30 Years

California regulators are working on a long-term strategy to manage the transition from natural-gas fueled technologies to meet the state’s long-term decarbonization goals.

March 6, 2020

California ALJ Proposes Increased Wildfire Settlement Penalties for PG&E

A California regulatory judge’s decision would add $462 million in penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), bringing the total penalties in the company’s wildfire settlement to $2.1 billion.

March 2, 2020

California Outlines Wildfire Power Shutoff Rules; PG&E Chided

California regulators in late January proposed additional guidelines for public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) and separately accused Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) of “serious deficiencies” in its reports.

February 4, 2020

California Outlines Wildfire Power Shutoff Rules; PG&E Chided

California regulators in late January proposed additional guidelines for public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) and separately accused Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) of “serious deficiencies” in its reports.

February 4, 2020

California Outlines Wildfire Power Shutoff Rules; PG&E Chided

California regulators in late January proposed additional guidelines for public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) and separately accused Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) of “serious deficiencies” in its reports.

February 4, 2020
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