PG&E Clearing Accumulated Sediment from Prattville Intake Channel at Lake Almanor Project to Finish by Early November to Allow Intake Channel for Hydropower Operations to Function More Efficiently CHESTER, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun work on a project to remove sediment... Read More.
PG&E has expanded planned power shutoffs ahead of increased fire danger Tuesday. The potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event, starting Tuesday evening and forecasted to last through Wednesday afternoon, could affect about 48,000 customers in small portions of 18 counties. The utility initially announced plans... Read More.
Forecasted Offshore Dry Winds Mean PG&E Might Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Small Portions of 16 Counties on Tuesday Night PG&E’s Emergency Operations Center is Open and Company Meteorologists and Operations Professionals are Monitoring the Situation The Majority of Affected Customers Would... Read More.
August 11, 2021 To Restore Plumas County Power More Quickly, PG&E Using Generators to Serve Customers While Power Lines Rebuilt To restore power quickly to Plumas County impacted by the Dixie Fire, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is using temporary generation and rebuilding power lines... Read More.
Power has been restored to the Bucks Lake area after PG&E repaired its electric infrastructure damaged in the Dixie Fire. At about 6:30 p.m. on Monday, PG&E crews energized the lines and restored power to more than 300 customers. Before this could be done, crews... Read More.
FIRE SEASON MAY BEGIN TO LOOK DIFFERENTLY AS PGE DROPS 20 BILLIONS DOLLARS ON PLANS TO UNDERGROUND 10,000 MILES OF POWER LINES IN HIGH FIRE THREAT AREAS. THIS COMES AFTER PG&E SHARES THAT BLOWN FUSES ON ONE OF IT’S POLES IN THE FEATHER RIVER... Read More.
PG&E is warning about 16 million people in Northern and Central California to prepare for power outages. Peak fire season is underway right now and those fires are expected to cause blackouts. The company says almost 80 percent of the state is experiencing drought conditions... Read More.