Pacific Gas & Electric Co

SACRAMENTO, Calif | Agency: Deadly California fire caused by homeowner equipment

SACRAMENTO, Calif—January 24, 2019— In a long-awaited report, state investigators said Thursday that a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not equipment of embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The state’s firefighting agency concluded that the fire started next to a residence. The … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | Agency: Deadly California fire caused by homeowner equipment

SAN FRANCISCO | PG&E: Judge’s proposals for fire risk could cost up to $150B

SAN FRANCISCO —Jan 23, 2019—  Proposals by a U.S. judge to prevent Pacific Gas & Electric Co. equipment from causing any more wildfires would create safety risks, cost too much money and interfere with the work of federal and state regulators, the utility said Wednesday. PG&E said in a court filing that it’s committed to … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | PG&E: Judge’s proposals for fire risk could cost up to $150B

SAN FRANCISCO | California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility said Thursday that it expects to pay at least $2.5 billion in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through wine country last October — some of them ignited by its fallen power lines. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. also warned that its liability could be considerably higher … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires