Why Is This Happening? Answers to Your Questions on the PG&E Shutdown (page 2)

PG&E is warning residents across Northern and Central California of potential widespread power shutoffs later this week. The preemptive power shutoffs could come midweek amid concerns of high fire risk due to gusty winds and dry conditions. The utility announced Monday that customers in 29 of the state’s 58 counties could have their electricity cut between … Continue reading PG&E Eyeing Massive Power Shutoffs Across Northern California Due to Extreme Weather Concerns →

Why Is This Happening? Answers to Your Questions on the PG&E Shutdown

You've called into Forum. You've commented on our Facebook page. You want to understand what's happening with PG&E. We answer your most common questions.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from KQED Science

800,000 Californians could be without power by the end of the day

By the end of the day, more than half of all California counties could be without power. In an attempt to prevent wildfires, the state's largest utility Pacific Gas & Electric ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Engadget

One Year After Camp Fire, PG&Eís Power Shutoffs Face Skepticism in Butte County

At the tail end of the Paradise Town Council meeting on Tuesday night, Town Manager Lauren Gill shared a warning with the crowd: Traffic signals in the town would go dark due to PG&E’s ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from KQED Science

Tesla warns California customers to charge their EVs ahead of outages

With dry weather and windy conditions on the horizon, California's Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility is planning a mass power outage to prevent electricity ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Engadget

PG&E Eyeing Massive Power Shutoffs Across Northern California Due to Extreme Weather Concerns

PG&E is warning residents across Northern and Central California of potential widespread power shutoffs later this week. The preemptive power shutoffs could come midweek amid concerns ...

Tue 8 Oct 19 from KQED Science

Tesla owners in California get a warning to charge their cars before the power goes out

Power outages happen. Pacific General & Electric (PG&E) is cutting power across large swaths of Northern California, including the Bay Area, in a drastic bid to prevent wildfires.Read ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Fastcompany Tech

This map lets you check California power outages in real time†

Up to 800,000 people in California will be without power over the next two days due to wildfire concerns from hot and dry winds. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has begun rolling blackouts ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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