Utility company PG&E said in an SEC filing Monday that the U.S. Forest Service "removed and took possession" of company equipment during an investigation.
California utilities were penalized with more than $22 million in fines by the state's Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday. They have 30 days to pay up.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state will submit an application for a piece of the Biden administration’s $6 billion in funding to potentially keep the PG&E- owned Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant located between San Francisco and Los Angeles open past a planned closing by 2025.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. agreed to a $55 million settlement with six California counties over the devastation brought by the Kincade and Dixie fires, meaning the company escapes criminal probes over its operations.
Pacific Gas and Electric Corp. (PG&E) filed its 2022 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with state regulators on Friday and announced plans to "significantly accelerate the undergrounding of powerlines in high fire-risk areas."
Pacific Gas & Electric is poised to emerge from five years of criminal probation, despite worries that nation’s largest utility remains too dangerous to trust after years of devastation from wildfires ignited by its outdated equipment and neglectful management.
Pacific Gas & Electric power lines sparked last summer's Dixie Fire in Northern California that swept through five counties and burned more than 1,300 homes and other buildings, state fire officials said Tuesday.
Utility firm Pacific Gas & Electric warned some customers in Northern California that it may have to “proactively turn off power for safety” this week amid weather conditions that increased the risk of wildfires in the region.
Pacific Gas & Electric could face criminal charges over a deadly wildfire that destroyed hundreds of homes in Northern California.
Pacific Gas & Electric is taking steps to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires.
Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) told California officials that its equipment may be responsible for one of the large fires ongoing in the state.
Pacific Gas & Electric asked regulators Wednesday to grant a $3.6 billion rate hike to help it pay for hardening its power systems to prevent deadly wildfires.
As sweltering summer heat impacts the U.S., power utility companies are urging customers to conserve energy.
California's Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is warning the state's residents to prepare for outages at the start of another threatening wildfire season.
The hike takes effect March 1 and is expected to boost the bills of PG&E's residential customers by an average of $13.44 a month
Hundreds of thousands of customers are without power in northern and central California Monday after the nation's largest utility conducted its largest shutoff of the year to prevent wildfires.
The nation's largest utility will cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers Sunday as California faces its most dangerous winds of the year in a state that's already endured the worst wildfire season in history.
Tens of thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers in North California may have their power out until Friday after the utility said it was cutting power due to high winds raising the risk of wildfires.
Tens of thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers in Northern California could lose their power as early as Wednesday night, one week after planned outages rippled through the region.
It has been a disastrous wildfire season in California, with more than 8,500 blazes burning more than 6,400 square miles (16,000 square kilometers) since the start of the year.