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.
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.
After a pause in the Skedaddle Project that aims to build a switch station and substation in partner with NV Energy, a move that would cease a relationship with PGE lines in the Caribou, LMUD has agreed to initiate reopening the project to communication... 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.
PRESS RELEASE 7/21/2021 4:30PM DIXIE FIRE POWER OUTAGE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER AVAILABLE FOR IMPACTED RESIDENTS To support local residents affected by power outages related to the Dixie Fire, an outdoor Community Resource Center (CRC) has been opened at Janesville Elementary School, 464-555 Main St., in Janesville (Lassen... Read More.
July 20, 2021: 8:30am LMUD is still under rolling blackouts and intermittent power. There is no known time of full power restoration. We have been, and will continue to, provide 2-3 hour blocks of power to customers as supply and load allows. Due to the... Read More.
July 19, 2021: 6:25am HLP has made repairs to their equipment. However, they are not able to start the plant without power from PG&E. LMUD’s operations center is working with PG&E and HLP to coordinate efforts to provide HLP with enough power to test the... Read More.
LMUD is experiencing a system-wide outage. All customers are without power. According to the utility the outage is being caused by the sudden failure of PG&E’s Caribou transmission line. “Unfortunately,” explains LMUD spokesperson Theresa Phillips, “this also caused Honey Lake Power to go offline and at... 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.